Returnship - ​WSJ Membership Team Assistant, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Employer
Dow Jones
Location
New York
Salary
$DoE
Posted
Aug 15, 2019
Closes
Oct 14, 2019
Ref
Job_Req_17938
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Admin, Assistant Editor
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

What is a Returnship?

A Returnship is an opportunity for professionals who have not been in the workforce for at least two years due to child-care, family care, and other life events, to transition back into a professional setting.

Participants of the Returnship will go through a 3 month paid program to gain experience back in the workforce. The Returnship program will run from September 24th, 2019 to December 13th, 2019.

Who Is Eligible?

This program would be open to anyone who has been out of the workforce for two or more years and are ready to return.

This includes:

  • Parents returning to workforce
  • Long term caregivers for sick or elderly family who are returning to work
  • Military/Veterans
  • Disabled
  • Long term unemployed


The Role:

This position is a unique opportunity for a talented and motivated candidate to work closely with the WSJ Membership Team.

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, travel planning, ordering catered lunches, running errands and organizing work flow throughout the office.


Requirements:

  • You've got a college degree. (preferred)
  • Marketing Background. (preferred)
  • You are a strategic thinker.
  • 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 out-sized sense of fun.
  • You've successfully managed multiple projects simultaneously.
  • You communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Strong knowledge of Google Office.


Here's the good stuff about us...

  • This is a highly entrepreneurial environment in a global organization (employee base of over 5000 people across 100 locations).
  • You'll make an impact. Dow Jones is not afraid to give you real opportunities to be epic and make a difference immediately.
  • We've got a big presence, but a small team.
  • We have fun!
  • We encourage and support each other in creating new ideas by paying attention to the world out there, using our imagination, experimenting, and learning from success and failure.
  • We want you to be yourself, speak your mind, and know that nothing here is above question.


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Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process.

If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com.  Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

About Us

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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