Journalism in the Public Interest



Office and Newsroom Assistant

Posted Oct. 10

ProPublica is seeking a bright, self-motivated and well-organized administrative professional to join the New York headquarters as the Office and Newsroom Assistant. The Assistant will work in close partnership with the leadership (president, editor-in-chief, managing editor, vice-president/development, director of finance, executive chairman) of the organization as well as the newsroom staff, learning about all aspects of ProPublica's work. He or she will play a critical role in preparing and managing schedules, interacting with staff and key stakeholders; maintaining a smooth-running and professional office and managing special projects.

The ideal candidate is required to have a strong interest in public affairs, at minimum a bachelor's degree or equivalent and one- to two-years experience in an office setting. The ability to take initiative, coordinate with others and follow through in a dynamic and highly confidential environment is a must.

ProPublica is committed to diversity and especially encourages members of underrepresented communities to apply.

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