Digital Publishing Editor, Off Duty

Dow Jones
NEW YORK, New York
Aug 22, 2019
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

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Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a digital editor for its Off Duty section. The digital editor is responsible for creating, scheduling, packaging and publishing Off Duty stories for online platforms, including, the mobile app, Apple News+ and more.


  • Heads up digital and platform innovation to create special issues and online-only packages.

  • Consults with editors on digital display with SEO and shareability, with the WSJ reader in mind.

  • Consults on visual presentation, particularly in terms of how art for stories must be suitable for both print and digital or, if not, that digital-specific art is created.

  • Tracks online metrics of all Off Duty stories—producing regular traffic reports for editors to help them tailor content for both print and mobile audiences and refine their digital-display practices.

  • Runs a Twitter account, collaborates on Instagram content and Instagram Stories and works with the larger social team to create content. Additionally, this editor collaborates with different sections of The Journal.

  • Writes and edits print and digital stories when time allows.

Applicants should have at least two years of digital-publishing experience and be versed in working with a custom CMS, SEO strategies, social media, analytics and have a basic knowledge of the Adobe suite.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

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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Req ID: 18079

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