News Assistant, Fashion

Dow Jones
NEW YORK, New York
Jan 12, 2020
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

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Job Description:

Off Duty, The Wall Street Journal’s weekend lifestyle section, is looking for an enthusiastic, organized editorial assistant to join its Fashion & Style team. The role supports the team on both editorial and market tasks.

We're looking for someone who is as passionate and knowledgeable about fashion as you are organized and meticulous, able to juggle fact-checking, sample coordination and general administrative duties. You will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, at least two years of experience in fashion (ideally editorial), strong organizational skills, a high taste level, meticulous copy-editing skills and a rigorous problem-solving approach.

Journalism or fact-checking training and relevant writing clips are a plus.

You will report to the Editor of Off Duty.

You Will:

  • Fact-check and copy-edit all fashion and beauty content.

  • Coordinate fashion market requests and manage all sample coordination and organization.

  • Work with art and photo directors to plan weekly shoot schedules.

  • Assist with on-location fashion photo shoots and approving still-life fashion photos.

  • Confirm shopping credits for all featured fashion and beauty product.

  • Distribute PDFs to featured brands and subjects.

  • Liaise with fashion and beauty public-relations teams and attend market appointments when needed.

  • Provide editorial research.

  • Schedule Fashion-Week itinerary for senior editors.

  • Pitch, report and write stories as needed.

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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: 19833

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