MarketWatch is looking for a meticulous editor to help shape a fast-paced financial newsroom. The ideal candidate should be a deft handler of copy who’s obsessed with accuracy, style and writing that engages a broad spectrum of readers.
At MarketWatch, published by Dow Jones, our mission is to help readers understand what the news of the moment means for their money and their lives. Living up to that promise means explaining complex topics in a way that is relatable and useful to a broad audience while still speaking credibly to industry professionals. We strive to be authoritative and fast but also engaging and fun.
This role will be based out of our San Francisco Office.
Essential job functions:
Razor-sharp skills that make stories sing
Ability to gracefully manage steady flow of daily copy
Collaborate with reporters and other team editors to sharpen angles and details
Ensure that MarketWatch journalism is accessible and free of jargon and PR-speak
Ability to help craft sharp and memorable headlines
Fluency in social media, and top-notch news judgment.
Minimum of four years experience at a consumer-facing publication
Working knowledge of business, economics, politics or technology ( bonus points if expertise in any of those)
Facility with SEO and audience strategies
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Business Area: BG - MARKETWATCH
Job Category: Editorial/Journalism
Pay Range: $50,000 - $180,000
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Req ID: 38377