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Dow Jones Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

About us

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 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Role

Dow Jones is looking for a Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications to oversee the global communications. This is a unique opportunity to lead corporate communications in a fast and at a modern news, data and insight-led business. You will build strategy, develop messaging and lead actionable plans to protect and strengthen the Dow Jones brand as a trusted source of information and further develop our reputation for high-quality journalism, insights and innovation.

You will lead internal and external resources to enhance – and – protect the reputation of the company, its people and our products. As our top communications professional, they will design, stand up and drive a focused and creative communications strategy that makes use of traditional and new communications channels, and will be an indispensable contributor to positioning our company with all key constituents and team members.

You will be someone with a customer (employee) centric mindset, depth in media/news, who can lead a cohesive team, communicate a compelling vision, and energize the team behind this vision. As part of the Marketing and Communications Senior Leadership Team, you will be a trusted advisor and culture leader across our organization. You will report to the Chief Marketing Officer, the SVP and be based in our New York City office.

You Will:

Communications and Amplification Strategy

  • Lead corporate communications including public relations, internal, external, executive, and financial communications

  • Guide Dow Jones' effort to enhance the mission and position of the company as a leader in journalistic excellence and innovation - amplifying content and offerings - with a core messaging platform that engages with all contributors

  • Develop and implement proactive media relations programs and strategies - across traditional and non-traditional channels - balancing immediate needs with longer term goals, to favorably position Dow Jones and its leadership with subscribers and within the media

  • Guide publicity for Dow Jones journalists and thought leadership and visibility for our executives

  • Orchestrate the collaboration with other teams, including Newsrooms, Marketing and Experience to foster awareness and support for products, offerings, brand narratives and campaigns to maximize the impact across all our team members

Internal Branding

  • Plan and orchestrate communications and tell the our story internally, to help shape a culture centered around brand pride at all levels and areas of the organization

  • Create a diverse, more empowered and innovation oriented corporate culture

Financial Communications

  • Work with the Investor Relations team to establish and refine the corporate narrative, with compelling messages to support the brands and corporate reputation worldwide

Reputation and Crisis Management

  • Direct our media and crisis communications with partners including employees, shareholders and media

  • Conduct scenario planning for mitigating potential risks. Lead rapid response efforts to address issues, including protecting our journalists in high risk areas, geopolitical impacts on journalism and business, and manage press inquiries in the midst of intensity or crisis

  • Remain unflappable during times of crisis and serve as a trusted advisor to executive team as crises arise

Executive and Team member Management

  • Be the trusted communications advisor to the CEO, Executive Leadership Team and business leaders

  • Work with a broad range of team members, including News Corp. and the Dow Jones' portfolio of brands

  • Direct executive communications and speechwriting, including presentations, op-eds and speaking opportunities for our senior leaders

You Have:

  • 15+ years of experience leading communications teams

  • 10+ years of experience specifically related to external communications

  • The ability to easily translate our goals into communications strategies

  • Demonstrated excellence in media relations and crisis management, in an always-on environment

  • Successes as a thought leader who has shown to move with and ahead of industry trends

  • Depth in traditional and digital media

  • Influential relationships at all levels in a global matrix organization, with experience consulting C-suite executives

  • The ability to balance interests across team members while maintaining the safety and soundness of the company, and ensuring a customer/employee lens

  • Experience leading a team and experience cultivating strong performing and diverse teams, and company culture

  • Experience building and maintaining a business relationships in a hybrid environment

  • A Master's degree in Marketing or Communications (highly preferred)

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program


Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: CMO - MARKETING

Job Category: Communications & Corporate Affairs

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Pay Range: $140,000 - $450,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 36757