Dow Jones

Studio Manager, WSJ

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Job Description

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a Studio Manager to join the WSJ Design team. The candidate will work within the team to coordinate a range of activities in order to help free them up so that they can focus on their day-to-day tasks and projects. This is a role for a self-starter and someone that is passionate about being organised and has a deep love for all things design and news.

Responsibilities and what you’ll do

  • Manage and maintain team presentations, other relevant team templates and assets
  • Coordinate and publish our monthly WSJ Design newsletter
  • Setup, manage and publish to the WSJ Design social accounts
  • Author the agenda and chair the WSJ Design team meetings
  • Responsible for font licensing and distribution
  • Responsible for team software licensing, budgeting and distribution
  • Coordinate conferences/education/training for team members, manage dates, who goes, budgets, travel and related expenses
  • Coordinate team building exercises and offsites
  • Coordinate and author agenda for “WSJ Design Team Show and Tell” bi-weekly meetings. Arrange for inspiring external speakers to come in
  • Coordinate and occasionally facilitate workshops, design sprints and sessions across the business and with external partners
  • Manage Design teams expenses, travel and schedule
  • Manage onboarding for new staff
  • Help prepare presentations/decks for team projects
  • Manage team devices, equipment and keep up-to-speed with new product launches and technologies
  • Manage and encourage collaboration with other departments including, Graphics, Product, Technology, Innovation, Marketing and Advertising.
  • Prepare and send weekly team status updates to key stakeholders


  • Strong communication, writing and collaboration skills
  • Experience with Google’s G-suite (Google Calendar, Docs, Sheets and Slides) and Keynote
  • Familiar with Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite a bonus
  • Familiar with project management tools
  • 3+ years experience working in an agency or design related company
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, highly-dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Familiar with digital product design and user experience design



Company Overview

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is 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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