Editor - Off Duty, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Dow Jones
New York
Aug 29, 2019
Oct 28, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal's Off Duty weekend lifestyle section seeks an enthusiastic, experienced editor to join its Fashion & Style team.

The role reports to the section's fashion director and its editor.

This editor works closely with the team to develop and edit story ideas that help translate current men's and women's fashion, beauty and grooming trends in a smart, helpful, journalistic way for readers.

This position calls for an individual with at least 3-5 years senior-level experience in both print and digital fashion editorial.

The ideal candidate will bring to the job a deep understanding of current men's and women's fashion and fashion history, a sophisticated taste level, original packaging and conceptual instincts, a lively sense of humor, top-notch editing and writing skills and digital savvy; experience crafting social-media strategy, SEO-friendly display.

The person in this role will also be part of Off Duty's broader editing team, with opportunities to write or edit stories about other subject matters.

The ideal candidate will be as passionate and knowledgeable about fashion as they are organized and meticulous, able to juggle text edits, planning and pitching for both print and online.


  • Edit fashion stories to assure they fit Off Duty's service-oriented agenda and the journalistic and ethical standards of The Wall Street Journal.
  • Usher stories through the proofing and fact-checking process.
  • Serve as the liaison between editors, art, photo and digital departments to ensure that story planning is seamless.
  • Serve as point person for all story planning and schedule organization matters.
  • Write stories, as needed.
  • Work closely with the digital team to package and edit stories for online, optimizing them for SEO and overall user experience.


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The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video.

Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 38 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism.

The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).


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