Newsroom Coordinator

POLITICO

Newsroom Coordinator

POLITICO

Brussels, Belgium

POLITICO is seeking an organized and people-savvy Newsroom Coordinator to support our Managing Editor.

This role provides a high level of support to the Managing Editor while ensuring smooth running of the wider newsroom.

If you enjoy the challenge of managing a busy calendar, you thrive on building new processes and strategies and you always keep an eye on the news, we’re looking for you.

What You’ll Do

Newsroom operations:

  • Liaise with the Managing Editor to field and prioritize newsroom requests;
  • Coordinate internal communications including team emails;
  • Organize and deliver external visits to the newsroom from high-level guests;
  • Coordinate the onboarding of new journalists together with the Talent Acquisition team;
  • Calendar management: Coordinate and prioritize both internal and external meetings, including with high level stakeholders;
  • Assist with planning of newsletter editing as needed;
  • Assist the brand management team with media bookings as needed.

Budgeting:

  • Follow up on newsroom expense budgets, managing set-up, compliance and potential exceptions ahead of Managing Editor signature;
  • Coordinate and liaise between Managing Editor and finance team on external contributors.

General organization:

  • Keep track of all pending issues (actionable items, contacts, reviews, direct reports, ad hoc requests...).

Liaising with office management on:

  • Media subscriptions;
  • IT issues;
  • Catering for meetings;
  • Coordinating with international offices for meetings and IT platform access.

What You’ll Need

  • 2 years or more in an Executive Assistant, project management or similar role;
  • Strong organizational skills, working accurately and with attention to detail;
  • Strong interest in the working practices of journalism and newsroom operations;
  • Mature judgment and highest level of discretion in keeping sensitive information confidential;
  • Ability to juggle multiple moving parts with varying degrees of priority;
  • Awareness of current affairs, enthusiastic about digital journalism and the political sphere;
  • Languages - minimum of English and French fluency, written and spoken; other European languages a plus;
  • Emotional intelligence;
  • Flexibility and patience;
  • Solutions-oriented;
  • Stress resistance and positive attitude;
  • Hold the right to work in the EU.

About POLITICO

POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. It is the essential online, mobile and print destination for the most influential people in the world. With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York, London, and Brussels, POLITICO boasts an enormous roster of the most talented reporters and editors in the world.

Energized by an entrepreneurial and international spirit, employees at POLITICO share the values of courage, excellence, and respect. Our journalists are known for their scoops, critical analysis, and deep-dive articles, while our corporate and sales teams have built these into a thriving business.

Equal Opportunity

It is POLITICO's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age or any other characteristic protected by local laws and regulations.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter and CV in English via this posting by December 15th.

Questions? - Please reach out to recruitment@politico.eu.

Employment level: Full-time
Type of role: Specialists

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