The Wall Street Journal's Opinion section is looking for an audience voices moderator
to work on a contract basis, who will be responsible for moderating audience
conversation, as well as creating and implementing engagement strategies.
The ideal candidates will be comfortable making objective decisions quickly about
whether audience posts meet guidelines for publication. They will deploy strategies to
drive deeper engagement with members, as well as help create articles and other
features from audience submissions.
Candidates should be comfortable interacting directly with readers as a representative
of the Opinion section of The Wall Street Journal. This position will involve editorial
decision-making on featuring the most thoughtful comments, helping Opinion editors
and editorial writers develop prompts, and finding relevant reader questions, tips and
Flexibility around work schedule is helpful in this job.
Exercises superb judgment in moderating comments, which may contain
Demonstrates excellent communication skills.
Demonstrates excellent audience engagement skills.
Demonstrates the highest commitment to The Wall Street Journal's standards.
Helps surface reader comments and tips to editorial writers and Opinion editors.
Experience with high-volume commenting platforms is preferred.
General awareness of how a newsroom works and others' roles and
Familiarity with news and online communities is preferred.
Develops best practices to promote positive behavior and encourage reader
Comfort with audience data.
Experience with video production is helpful though not required.
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Req ID: 16444