Office Manager
Gannett Co., Inc
Phoenix, AZ, US
2d ago

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE : GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network.

With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-

Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest.

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Office Manager

The Arizona Republic / , part of the USA TODAY NETWORK , is seeking an Office Manager to support the Regional Editor in ensuring the optimal effectiveness of the Arizona Republic newsroom as needed, and contribute to the management of all functions related to the office and its many stakeholders, internally and externally.

This is a critical position that represents the Phoenix site to the public and serves as a member of the local and regional team.

The ideal individual thrives in a fast-paced complex environment requiring creativity and initiative and is self-motivated and self-directed.

Responsibilities :

  • Supervises and oversees a team of customer service and news assistants, assigning and monitor their work.
  • Coordinates efforts, trains, and provides guidance for assigned staff.
  • Ensures support staff complies with company and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Performs executive administrative functions of a responsible and highly confidential nature, assisting with various newsroom budgeting / expense functions.
  • Oversees and monitors projects and tasks to completion.
  • Identifies and recommends improvements in processes and procedures.
  • Coordinates activities with other managers within the department.
  • Coordinates, manages and plans special projects, functions, tasks, special activities, etc.
  • Prepares, coordinates, distributes and communicates organizational information, correspondence, activities, etc.
  • Resolves complex problems.
  • Requirements :

  • Bachelor's or master’s in communications, journalism or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5-8 years progressive administrative and / or office experience, preferably working for high level management.
  • Prior supervisory experience strongly desired.
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivation and self-direction.
  • Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities.
  • Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Knows how to use time effectively in a 24-hour news environment.
  • Works collaboratively within a cross-functional environment.
  • Must embrace peer-to-peer feedback and training.
  • Strong command of AP grammar, spelling and style.
  • Is comfortable using social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.
  • News often requires employees to work extended hours, evenings, weekends and holidays, sometimes unexpectedly.
  • We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload to a resume; show us what you’ve done.

    To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order :

  • Your resume one to two pages.
  • A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.
  • It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.

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    Here's what we have to offer :

    We offer a competitive base salary and career growth opportunities. We also offer you a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-

    term disability, long-term disability, Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays, employee discount program and domestic partner benefits.

    Our 401(k) is topnotch and the contributions you make, up to the first 5% are eligible for a 100% Company match!

    Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

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