Dow Jones

Engagement Editor

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK
Requisition ID
2017-30609
Job Function
News/Editorial
Business Area
BARRON'S
Job Area1
Mobile Development

Job Description

Barron’s is undergoing a digital investment and transformation program and requires an exceptional engagement editor to help us build a new, more diverse audience, while increasing loyalty and engagement among our current readers.  


The engagement editor will be responsible for a wide variety of audience-building activities, including:

  • The daily posting of Barron’s content on all applicable platforms, particularly Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
  • Developing strategies to grow the site’s social following and increase engagement on social platforms
  • Curating and editing copy for a new suite of editorial newsletters
  • Working with other members of the audience team on multi-platform engagement strategies. This could include partnerships, push notifications, comments and more.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A proven track record of growing a brand’s audience through email lists and/or social media
  • Superb writing skills, with a proven ability to write sharply and engagingly on difficult-to-explain topics
  • A fascination with finance, business, technology, and breaking news
  • Experience with A/B testing and developing strategy based on analytics
  • An ability to work with multidisciplinary teams to get things done
  • Experience producing and editing graphics, video, and/or photos
  • An experimental mindset and a bias towards action
  • A minimum of three years in online journalism and a minimum of two years in a social media or newsletter specific role

Please send a one-page CV.

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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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