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Publication or Company The Washington Post
Job Title Video Administrator
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Newspapers, TV/Cable
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Washington, DC
Job Requirements The Washington Post is hiring digitally-savvy, driven journalists for an expanded video initiative focused on producing engaging politics coverage. This position is for an experienced administrator with the ability to juggle multiple demands, anticipate needs and meet deadlines while maintaining a collegial, professional demeanor. Ideal candidates have a track record of outstanding work and hunger to create something new.

Responsibilities for this position:

-- serving as a logistics coordinator for a busy newsroom, arranging for everything from lodging and transportation to equipment and credentials in the coverage of major events
-- working closely with the Budget Department to monitor travel and other expenses, constantly seeking more efficient ways to operate
-- overseeing day-to-day operations in support of the Senior Editor, including arranging travel and scheduling meetings, maintaining files and reports, and ordering office supplies
-- helping to plan and execute staff moves
-- managing weekly time and attendance reports
-- assisting with other projects and special events as assigned

Requirements for this position:

-- exceptional organizational skills
-- ability to handle many competing priorities and remain calm in a deadline-driven environment
-- excellent oral and written communication with outstanding attention to detail
-- ability to interact professionally at all levels and to defuse concerns effectively
-- experience managing a project through completion with minimal supervision
-- strong customer service orientation and sound judgment
-- expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs and Google Calendar
-- discretion and confidentiality
-- at least two years’ experience as part of a large news organization
-- demonstrated understanding of new media, social media and emerging platforms
-- a high school diploma is required; college degree is preferred

Additionally, all members of this team should embrace:

-- thinking big, working wisely and quickly iterating
-- seeing a project through from start-to-finish
-- partnering with and teaching newsroom peers
-- being a multi-talented team player

This is a full-time management position located in the newsroom of The Washington Post in Washington, D.C. All positions require applicants pass a background check and drug test. Weekend, evening and early-morning hours are occasionally required. The Washington Post is an EOE.
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