Dow Jones

News Editor/Fashion Director

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Job Description

The fashion director of Off Duty is responsible for the section's Fashion & Style content 

‚Äčon all our platforms including mobile, desktop and 

the weekly print edition. He or she oversees a team  to come up with story ideas that help translate current men's and women's fashion, beauty and grooming trends in a smart, helpful, journalistic way for readers. The fashion director plans line-ups and assigns stories to staff writers or freelancers, and edits all stories to assure they fit Off Duty's service-oriented agenda and the journalistic and ethical standards of The Wall Street Journal, and ushers stories through the proofing and fact-checking process. He or she works closely with the fashion market director to identify and select product to be featured in styled photo shoots or stills. 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, overseeing videos and conceiving interactive editorial a plus. 




Company Overview

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 36 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).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets


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