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Dow Jones Administrative Assistant, WSJ Opinion in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Administrative Assistant

Dow Jones New York, NY

About the Team:

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, podcast and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. & world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 38 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Role:

The Wall Street Journal’s Opinion section is looking for a New York-based administrative assistant to help support our team’s excellent journalism. This person would work closely with other members of the support staff team on multiple daily administrative duties, clerical tasks and ad hoc projects as needed in order to keep the department’s operations running smoothly. This person would also assist the Opinion managing editor and her team with administrative and clerical tasks, as well as coordinating regular staff meetings and editorial board meetings with VIP guests.

We’re looking for a collaborative team player with a proactive, positive “can do” attitude, a strong work ethic and demonstrated administrative experience. This person should be an effective communicator who is excited about partnering with experienced and dedicated administrative colleagues to maintain a strong level of support for the Opinion section’s daily operations. This position will be based in our New York office.

You Will:

  • Assist Business Manager with office administration projects and basic support of business operations for Opinion, such as answering department phone calls, document scanning and printing, equipment maintenance, supplies, onboarding and offboarding of employees, assisting with department internship programs and award submissions, etc.

  • Assist the Managing Editor for Opinion and her team with administrative work, including correspondence, calendar management, travel booking, scheduling, coordinating meetings (scheduling, set ups and hospitality), event logistics, assisting editors with expense report preparation, invoice management.

  • Meetings coordination - handle most of the domestic editorial meetings for the editorial board members (scheduling, set-up, greeting guests, arrangements for refreshments/catering, coordinating with Reception and Security, etc.)

  • Perform key administrative tasks for the Review and Outlook (rando) section including maintaining an organized file system, updating and distribution of daily rando lineup, tracking the bylines for the editorial staff and outside contributors, keeping meticulous records of unbylined content, and coordinating and producing the quarterly EditLog report.

  • Mobile device ordering for Editorial staff - handle all mobile phone issues, order new phones, replacements, etc. Coordinate with IT as needed.

  • Communicate and collaborate with team members to ensure seamless maintenance of office operations. This requires backing up team members during scheduled and unscheduled time off and leaves.

  • Assist with Editorial Board members participation in journalism events and quadrennial national presidential conventions

  • Sort and deliver mail to the appropriate recipients in the office; open book galleys and review copies for the Books team

You Have:

  • 7+ years of proven administrative experience

  • Undergraduate degree is preferred

  • Familiar with WSJ Editorial Page is a plus

  • Knowledge of and interest in current events

  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills are a must

  • Very detail-oriented with strong organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize jobs, manage time, and work independently

  • Familiarity with using video conferencing

  • Copy editing and proofreading experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with a professional demeanor when dealing with VIP guests of the editorial board

  • Concur, Excel, SAP, Zoom, proficiency in G-Suite (Gmail, Google Calendar scheduling, Google Drive, Google Docs & Sheets, etc.)

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Business Area: EDITORIAL

Job Category: Administration, Facilities & Secretarial

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

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: 38618