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Job Description:

Are you a news junkie? Are you passionate about current events and high quality journalism? Do you read media newsletters, check Twitter and scroll through Instagram before you even think about coffee? We want to hear from you!

We are looking for an extremely media savvy public relations professional to amplify the work of The Wall Street Journal’s award-winning journalism and journalists through high level press placements, while also developing thoughtful and creative ways to introduce the Journal, its reporting, products and initiatives to new audiences.

The Publicist will play a key role within The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones Communications team, supporting strategy and execution for the promotion of The Wall Street Journal’s journalism and journalists, especially news scoops.

Above all, you will be part of a dynamic, global communications team supporting initiatives across the company. The ideal candidate will be a reliable, flexible, collaborative, detail-oriented team player who is hungry for knowledge and has a passion for all things media.

Responsibilities

  • A strong network of contacts and relationships across both established and emerging print, digital and broadcast outlets.

  • Lead promotion of news content across business and finance, US and world news, political news and lifestyle, including exclusives/scoops, investigative series, major events/news cycles, interactives and other special projects.

  • Ideate and pitch unique content opportunities for The Wall Street Journal

  • Partner with the newsroom on all promotional efforts.

  • Work directly with editorial and communications colleagues in Europe and Asia to coordinate complementary activities and promotion in those regions.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years professional experience in public relations or media production.

  • Excellent news judgment and commitment to journalistic standards and ethics; awareness and understanding of what’s important and what’s trending

  • Proven track record in creative thinking and the development of strategy, messaging and impactful media placements

  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with key editors and producers

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Detail oriented and able to make decisions quickly and thoughtfully

  • Comfort with a fast paced, news-driven, deadline-sensitive environment

  • Crisis communications and issues management as required

  • Experience in partnering across large, highly collaborative internal teams

  • Fluency across social media channels

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Business Area: COMMUNICATIONS

Job Category: Corp Comms

About Us

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).

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Req ID: 20062