The Wall Street Journal, Audience Voices Moderator - Nights & Weekends (London / New York)

Employer
Dow Jones
Location
London / New York
Salary
DoE
Posted
Apr 18, 2019
Closes
May 21, 2019
Ref
Job_Req_16442
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal's Opinion section is looking for audience voices moderators to work on a contract basis, who will be responsible for moderating audience conversation, as well as creating and implementing engagement strategies.

The ideal candidates will be comfortable making objective decisions quickly about whether audience posts meet guidelines for publication. They will deploy strategies to drive deeper engagement with members.

Candidates should be comfortable interacting directly with readers as a representative of the Opinion section of The Wall Street Journal.

This position will involve editorial decision-making on featuring the most thoughtful comments, helping Opinion editors and editorial writers develop prompts, and finding relevant reader questions, tips and story ideas.

There are two roles being offered. This listing is for moderators willing to work night and weekend hours. Flexibility around work schedule is helpful in these jobs.

Skills / Responsibilities:

  • Exercises superb judgment in moderating comments, which may contain sensitive information.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent audience engagement skills.
  • Demonstrates the highest commitment to The Wall Street Journal's standards.
  • Helps surface reader comments and tips to editorial writers and Opinion editors.
  • Experience with high-volume commenting platforms is preferred.
  • General awareness of how a newsroom works and others' roles and responsibilities.
  • Familiarity with news and online communities is preferred.
  • Develops best practices to promote positive behavior and encourage reader participation.
  • Comfort with audience data.
  • Experience with video production is helpful though not required.


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