Using a high degree of judgment and discretion, the Executive Assistant provides administrative support to Dow Jones Executives. Working independently, the Executive Assistant determines the routing and/or response for phone calls and mail, prepares correspondence, prioritizes projects and calendar to maximize the executive's time and productivity, organizes and maintains files, plans meetings, trips and events.
Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities: Maintain calendar for the executives, being attentive to priorities and optimal use of the executive's time. Ensure that proper preparation and materials and files are available for each day's meetings and events. Schedule meetings at Dow Jones New York and worldwide offices, and all offsite meetings that the executive attends such as meetings with customers, information providers, vendors and consultants. Arrange video conferences/teleconferences. Coordinate catering needs. Prepare meeting materials. Plan and coordinate global travel. Arrange flights, rail service, hotel and car service reservations. Prepare a detailed travel itinerary prior to each trip. Maintain confidential files, including competitive and strategic planning information. Understand the executive's goals and objectives in order to effectively anticipate deliverables and follow up when necessary. Screen all incoming telephone, mail and email. Review incoming correspondence and draft or send responses as necessary. Provide information when appropriate and ensure that inquires are routed and responded to. Prepare and file travel expenses on behalf of the executive. Order and maintain inventory of office supplies subscriptions etc. Track expenses and ensure departmental bills are being paid.
Office Hours: This role will require you to be in the office every day between 8am and 6pm with flexibility for early morning or late evening meetings . And required to be responsive to emails/texts/calls in off hours.
Travel: May require travel to other offices, conferences and/or conventions.
Required Skills: A college degree is preferred. Five or more years experience in the secretarial/administrative assistant field, supporting senior management. Knowledgeable about company policy and procedures, department and personnel and of the information industry in general. Customer focused (internal and external) - liaises with staff and clients of all levels. Maintains professional demeanor and calm composure under deadline pressures and in sensitive or stressful situations. Acts with confidence and assertiveness. Maintains confidential information with superior judgment and discretion. Ability to manage multiple projects and people simultaneously. You have a positive, problem solving attitude. Microsoft Suite of products and Google Suite of products, ability to multitask, high degree of judgment and discretion.
Additional Skills: Must be an Expert level user of Microsoft Suite of products and Google Suite of products
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Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
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