< Back

Publishing Editor

Dow Jones Newswires seeks digitally proficient financial journalists to write, edit and publish breaking corporate and market news from Asia-Pacific. This is a fast-paced job aimed at delivering real-time news to the professional investors who need it. Candidates will need the versatility and confidence to handle market-sensitive news of all kinds, as well as edits under tight deadline pressure.

We are looking for journalists with experience in a fast-paced news environment and a background in corporate and markets coverage. The successful candidate must have both a strong sense of urgency and a well-honed ability to distill market-moving news contained in press releases, corporate filings, conference calls and other disclosures. Strong communication skills and an understanding of how to collaborate in a team environment are essential. Applications should include a resume, cover letter and 3-5 samples of company news coverage. This role is based in Singapore.

Reports to: Senior Publishing Editor

Journalistic skills

Exercises strong news judgment in headline writing, editing and fast-paced publishing.

Knows how to edit for accuracy and essential details while expediting publishing; understands how to enhance stories iteratively through updates.

Proficient in numeracy, draws on deep financial knowledge, and is confident analyzing the data behind a story in real time.

Demonstrates the ability to edit for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, structure, balance and fairness.

Upholds Dow Jones standards and ethics.

Recognizes the core audiences for Dow Jones Newswires, and their needs and expectations.

Helps connect the content with the audience.

Digital media skills

Easily adjusts to editing on different systems and platforms and various formats and styles.

Proficient in using technology to enhance speed and efficiency of monitoring news, checking facts, handling urgent stories and communicating across teams.

Understands the importance of proper coding and tagging for headlines and different types of content for different channels.

Command of newsroom editorial tools, metadata and internal coding for Newswires.

Personal attributes

Takes pride in and ownership of his or her own work.

Prioritizes tasks and time while handling multiple responsibilities.

Meets deadlines.

Collaborates with reporters and editors from other groups.

Understands workflow beyond his or her own needs.

Flexible in changing/handing off tasks.

General awareness of how a newsroom works.

Functions well within a team.

Wants to learn new skills.

Singapore

Dow Jones & Company

Interested?

Dow Jones offers an opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading financial and business news companies. We invite interested candidates to submit a cover letter and detailed resume, current and expected salary. ​
https://dowjones.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/WSJ_External_Career/job/Singapore/Rewrite-Editor–APAC_Job_Req_15821

ADVERTISEMENT

Get the latest media and marketing industry news (and views) direct to your inbox.

Sign up to the free Mumbrella newsletter now.

 

SUBSCRIBE

Sign up to our free daily update to get the latest in media and marketing.