Dow Jones

Social Media Editor

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Job Description

Barron’s is seeking a creative editor to help us build a new, more diverse audience, while increasing loyalty and engagement among our current readers. The job will involve managing day-to-day operations and experimentation across all of our social platforms, helping to shape our social and distribution strategy, and, of course, writing and editing a lot of smart, irresistible copy.
We’re looking for someone with: 
  • Superb writing skills, with a proven ability to write sharply and engagingly on difficult-to-explain topics
  • Reliably excellent editorial judgment and a relentless commitment to accuracy
  • Experience building diverse audiences on a variety of social platforms
  • Strong data-analysis skills and an experimental mindset
  • A good eye for graphics and experience working closely with designers
  • Up-to-date understanding of trends in social media and distributed platforms
  • Experience producing social video
  • A fascination with finance, business, technology, and breaking news


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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