Part Time Features Editorial Assistant

New York City, New York (US)
Apr 03, 2019
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Part Time

The New York Post is looking for a Part-Time Features Editorial Assistant in its fast-paced Features department!

 The job duties will include:

  • Administrative support for the features department, include processing weekly invoices, note-taking at pitch meetings, logging department vacation days, scheduling and attending team meetings and liaising with other departments such as Human Resources, IT and Accounts Payable.
  • Overseeing Trello board of department assignments and updating events calendar.
  • Assisting on photo-shoots and building web stories and print content for the web, as needed.
  • Researching and assisting senior reporters and editors with features stories as time allows. 
  • Pitching, reporting and writing for the features section of the paper and website, when time allows.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A college degree, preferably in journalism.
  • At least one year of work/internship experience at a magazine and/or newspaper, where you have combined administrative duties with writing, researching and reporting.
  • A comfort level with company systems, including liaising with other departments such as Human Resources, IT, Messenger Services, etc.
  • A passion for entertainment and/or NYC culture, demonstrated by summer jobs or freelance assignments taken on while at school or writing for a college publication.
  • Familiarity with WordPress and Photoshop.
  • Familiarity with social media and how news organizations use it.
  • A willingness to work hard, be proactive and multi-task in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Well-organized and the ability to handle an array of administrative duties and support a large department with a heavy workload.

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