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Editorial Assistant

Company Description
Your new opportunity at the AFR.

The Australian Financial Review is seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join the team and provide support to the AFR Editor and Managing Editor as well as the AFR EA/Office Manager.

Job Description
Day to day you will:

– Provide administration support and action requests from the AFR editor and managing editor in a professional, efficient and timely manner
– Support the AFR EA/Office manager
– Assist on editorial projects as required
– Organise meetings and staff functions (including venues, facilities, catering and resources required), and communicate to all relevant parties ahead of time
– Manage monthly expense reporting for the AFR editor and managing editor
– Assist EA with newsroom expenses and process invoices
– Provide administrative support to the newsroom
– Arrange travel and accommodation
– Prepare presentations
– Maintain rosters and diary management
– Monitor AFR inboxes
– Maintain archives, filing and order stationery

Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

In order to succeed in the role, you will ideally have:

– Excellent organisational skills
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Participate in, and support, a team environment
– Ability to multitask and manage priorities
– Attention to detail
– Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively
– Flexibility and discretion
– Ability to meet deadlines
– Personable, positive and energetic approach
– An interest in progressing into journalism would be an advantage
– Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
– Experience working in the media industry is an advantage

Additional Information
Life at the AFR.

The Australian Financial Review is Australia’s premier destination for business and finance news, recognised for its news-breaking, agenda-setting and authoritative journalism. Making it the essential daily read for the nation’s most influential and ambitious decision makers – from those at the start of their career to the top of the corporate ladder – in every sector who are intent on staying in the know.

What you’ll get in return at the AFR:

– Career development and quality training
– Up to 16 weeks paid primary carer’s parental leave
– Discounts on lifestyle, entertainment, and leisure memberships, including health insurance, dental and gym
– Access to Future Women – a movement to help women connect, learn and lead through unique content and events.
– Hybrid Working/Flexible working
– Discounts on products and services with corporate partners

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you’ll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures.

Nine’s Workplace Condition of Entry:

Nine is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace and doing what is reasonably practical to protect our people, including visitors to all Nine sites and events.

Nine has introduced a Workplace Condition of Entry – COVID 19 Policy that requires all workplace attendees and participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before entering a Nine workplace (unless you have a valid medical exemption). You will be asked to declare your vaccination status as part of the application process and provide evidence of this. This information will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes

North Sydney 2060



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