Executive Assistant

The New York Times
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 09

Position description

  • Answer and screen calls
  • Prepare expense reports
  • Arrange travel plans
  • Prepare online and offline correspondence
  • Schedule appointments and manage calendar

Office and Team Management Responsibilities

  • Manage open team online calendar
  • Time keeping management
  • Order supplies, organizes mail and manages department listservs
  • Handle invoices and inquiries to/from vendors
  • Maintain forecasting and accruals
  • Provide logistical assistance with work related events and conferences
  • Coordinate knowledge management by maintaining office files, databases, shared drives, etc.
  • Assist in the management of team resource allocation
  • Perform special projects as required


  • 3-5 years of experience assisting at the leadership level in a fast-paced media environment
  • Exceptional planning, time management and organizational skills
  • Superior communication, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Able to effectively interact with all levels of management and other staff
  • Entrepreneurial drive to take initiative and problem solve in support of business objectives
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Sense of responsibility and ability to adapt in an unstructured environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office Suite, Visio and Google Docs

Benefits and Perks:

  • Make an impact by supporting our original, independent and deeply reported journalism.
  • We provide competitive health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their families
  • We support responsible retirement planning with a generous 401(k) company match.
  • We offer a competitive parental leave.
  • We are committed to career development and ongoing learning, and provide employees $8,000 annually for tuition reimbursement.
  • We have frequent panel discussions and talks by a wide variety of newsmakers and industry leaders.
  • Join a community committed to the richness of diversity, experiences and talents in the world we cover, supported by a variety of employee resource groups.

Application instructions

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