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WSJ seeks a senior editor for its Mansion section

December 20, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a full-time senior editor to join Mansion, our luxury real estate section.

You will edit stories on the economics of real estate, focusing on high-profile transactions and property news. Your key responsibility will be to edit breaking news on high-end homes being bought and sold for our digital platforms. The job requires a lot of judgment and experience in finance, sourcing and other deadline legal and ethical judgments.

You will:

-Edit and help our reporters fact check multiple high-end real estate deals every day

-Ensure the voice, tone and standards of the Wall Street Journal are consistently accurate and fair, objective and of high quality

-Help to create innovative approaches to covering real estate trends/issues/themes

-Thrive in an atmosphere of constant change and embrace experimentation

You have:

-Experience editing complex subject matter and an attention to detail

-Ability to edit quickly and accurately and to give clear direction and feedback to others

-Ability to identify potential legal issues

-Ease with editing different types of media, e.g., text, graphics, captions

-Ability to comfortably balance multiple tasks and responsibilities

while meeting deadlines

-3 to 5 years of editing experience

You will report to the Mansion Editor. While you will likely start working remotely, you will eventually be based in our New York City office.

To apply, go here.

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