The Wall Street Journal

Assistant Managing Editor, Talent
The Wall Street Journal is looking for an Assistant Managing Editor, Talent, to lead all aspects of hiring and career development across the newsroom and play a key role in our success. The job involves external and internal recruitment, personnel management, career path development, diversity initiatives, newsroom internships and organizational development. This is a great opportunity to work closely with our editors and leaders to ensure that the newsroom is staffed with excellent journalists and other professionals, and that it is diverse and fosters an inclusive and welcoming experience. You need to be passionate about what we do and why we do it, and have a deep interest in the future staffing of the Journal newsroom. The Wall Street Journal is the most trusted news organization in America. All of our employees, including the Assistant Managing Editor, Talent, consume and value the journalism that we create and are firmly rooted in the highest ethical standards. You will model the newsroom’s traditional values of collegiality, professionalism and excellence, expecting it of yourself and others. This position reports to the Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal and is part of that office’s senior leadership team, along with the Assistant Managing Editor for Operations and the Assistant Managing Editor for Business Management. While you may be asked to start remotely, the job will eventually be based in our New York office.
20 July 2021