Duty Editor | The Wall Street Journal- SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Job Details:
**Description**
The Duty Editor for Australia will be an experienced journalist who is adept at finding the signal in the noise and directing a newsroom’s daily coverage.
The successful candidate will direct the news, viral and trends coverage for Storyful in Australia, from Twitter trending topics and the latest Vines to the most compelling eyewitness videos driving the daily news agenda. The ideal candidate is comfortable telling stories around the serious, silly and sublime facets of social media and is adept at leading a team involved in the fast and slow news production.
They will also be responsible for helping to train Storyful hires, attending editorial briefings, assisting with product tests and assisting the Sales team with presentations and brainstorms.
**Responsibilities will include:**
* Oversee the standards, verification, style, tone, approach, balance and quality of Storyful’s news journalism across platforms and projects.
* Ensure daily deliverables are met across the news, viral and trends units
* Ensure weekly KPIs for client engagement and story volumes are hit
* Take on line management responsibilities as required and undertake continual assessments and annual performance reviews
* Set and oversee the daily news priorities
* Monitor Storyful’s feeds for emerging stories and undertake advanced searches to discover original content
* Write clean, concise and accurate copy for publication on all our platforms
* Engage in customer service with clients and content creators
* Oversee the alerts and distribution of content via @StoryfulPro, newsletters, etc.
* Implement the guidelines for @StoryfulPro, @StoryfulTrends, @StoryfulPol etc.
* Maintain quality control with client requests and questions
* Maintain the editorial calendar and daily news agenda
* Ensure an efficient transition between time zones and editorial shifts
* Provide editorial direction to video editors on packages
* Attend and contribute to bi-weekly Sprint Reviews with the Product team where possible
* Submit feature ideas and bug reports to the Product team
**Skills and Experience required:**
* You should have experience managing teams, delegating duties, giving direction and feedback, making fast decisions, taking feedback and changing direction, spotting the news in the noise.
* Deep product experience and a passion for creating beautiful and brilliant tools
* A fluid, natural communicator who has experience writing and editing copy for publication.
* Expert understanding of social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Vine, Tumblr, etc.
* Ability to identify signal in the noise, source and verify original content from across the social web
* Video editing skills are an advantage, but not mandatory
Dow Jones offers an opportunity to work for one of the world's leading financial and business news companies...
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