WSJ seeks a consumer products reporter

August 11, 2023

Posted by Chris Roush

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced reporter to cover the consumer goods sector, from giants such as Procter & Gamble and Estee Lauder, to the startups seeking to disrupt them. We are looking for someone eager and able to break news, identify and write about revealing trends and deliver ambitious enterprise work. This is an opportunity to take readers inside corporate boardrooms and family kitchens to explain the forces driving the global consumer economy and reshaping some of the best-known brands.

You will:

-Break news and develop sources around corporate behemoths to uncover strategies and the personalities behind them.

-Generate ambitious ideas, pursue business investigations and deliver deeply reported enterprise stories.

-Work collaboratively with colleagues across subjects and locations.

You have:

-Ideally at least five years of reporting experience dominating a highly competitive beat.

-Deadline skills to report and write clearly under pressure.

-Proven ability to develop sources and write with authority on what is happening and what it means.

-A track record of tackling ambitious projects and working with visuals to find creative storytelling techniques

The job will be based in New York and report to Bureau Chief Marcelo Prince.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter detailing how you would do the job, and five examples of your best work.

To apply, go here.

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