Part Time Features Editorial Assistant

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 03, 2019
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
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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