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Dow Jones Administrative Assistant in PRINCETON, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Based in Princeton with travel to NYC on occasion

Must be flexible with hours; will be back up to assistant to CFO

This position is a unique opportunity for a talented and motivated candidate to work closely with Dow Jones’ senior executives. This position will report to and provide support to the Sr. Executive Assistant/Manager and will support three to four SVPs within the Finance department as well as the office manager for the CFO.

Our ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and self-motivated. You should have strong communication skills, a professional demeanor and the ability to handle confidential information. You should be a creative problem solver, extremely well-organized, take ownership of the tasks at hand, calm under pressure, and capable of multi-tasking. You will also be someone who enjoys being a team player, and can handle many different types of people with tact and courtesy.

Responsibilities: scheduling, correspondence, extensive travel planning, and organizing work flow throughout the office.

General office duties:

  • Calendar management (internal and external meetings)

  • Google documentation organization

  • Assist with work in excel and powerpoint; must have good attention to detail

  • File and submit all corporate expenses monthly for the team

  • Coordinate internal/external events including but not limited to breakfast, lunches, tea/coffee, etc. on both a small and large scale

  • Manage travel arrangements

  • Act as liaison for Finance department for facilities requests, supply ordering and general office organization

  • Perform ad hoc tasks as assigned by manager


You've got a college degree. (preferred)

You are a strategic thinker.

You are hospitable.

Must be comfortable and confident to advise Executive leadership team.

You've got a positive, problem solving attitude.

You're a team-player with an outsized sense of fun.

You've successfully managed multiple projects simultaneously.

You communicate clearly and effectively.

Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Executives

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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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Req ID: 18876