Audience Voices Moderator


: $81,760.00 - $143,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Entertainment

Dow Jones & Co.

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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NYC - 1211 Ave of the Americas

Full time

The Wall Street Journal's Opinion section is looking for an audience voices moderator
to work on a contract basis, who will be responsible for moderating audience
conversation, as well as creating and implementing engagement strategies.
The ideal candidates will be comfortable making objective decisions quickly about
whether audience posts meet guidelines for publication. They will deploy strategies to
drive deeper engagement with members, as well as help create articles and other
features from audience submissions.
Candidates should be comfortable interacting directly with readers as a representative
of the Opinion section of The Wall Street Journal. This position will involve editorial
decision-making on featuring the most thoughtful comments, helping Opinion editors
and editorial writers develop prompts, and finding relevant reader questions, tips and
story ideas.
Flexibility around work schedule is helpful in this job.

Exercises superb judgment in moderating comments, which may contain
sensitive information.
Demonstrates excellent communication skills.
Demonstrates excellent audience engagement skills.
Demonstrates the highest commitment to The Wall Street Journal's standards.
Helps surface reader comments and tips to editorial writers and Opinion editors.
Experience with high-volume commenting platforms is preferred.
General awareness of how a newsroom works and others' roles and
Familiarity with news and online communities is preferred.
Develops best practices to promote positive behavior and encourage reader
Comfort with audience data.
Experience with video production is helpful though not required.

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Associated topics: editor, editorial, fiction, on call, press, script, story, syfy, writer editor, writing internship * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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