Dow Jones, Copy Editors (Barcelona)

Recruiter
Location
Barcelona
Salary
DoE
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Ref
2017-29399
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Dow Jones seeks copy editors for its real-time newswire focused on European business, finance, markets and economics.

Based in Barcelona, these editors will be wordsmiths who can digest copy quickly and thoroughly for style and substance. They are responsible for ensuring our content, written in English, meets the highest standards for our professional readers.

As a copy editor, you will be handling short stories from writers covering the news as it happens. The working environment will be fast-paced, high-volume and multilingual, requiring seamless teamwork with colleagues locally and in our European hub in London.

Successful candidates will have first-rate written and spoken English, the ability to balance  accuracy and speed, advantageous to be proficient in atleast one more language. Some knowledge of corporate earnings, financial statements, economic indicators and/or financial markets is preferred.

An ability to quickly grasp software and technology is important, especially in the areas of news production and data handling.

A key part of the role includes communicating in real time with other editors, reporters and coverage chiefs across the region and more broadly. The ability to work varying shifts may also be required.

This is an exciting role and an opportunity to join a fast-paced, vibrant and adaptable team publishing articles for the world’s premier business news outlet.

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