Dow Jones Operations Associate in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description


Who we are and what we do?

The newly developed Professional Membership team is responsible for recruiting and retaining members of the world’s foremost influential business membership. We equip ambitious professionals with the essential intelligence and tools they need to better lead their industries, grow their businesses and advance their careers. We provide a highly specialized service that builds on the power of our journalism, the insight of our analysis, the ambition of our audience and the continuity of community.

Job Description

The Operations Associate’s primary responsibility is to fulfill the needs of his/her assigned managers and project teams. This involves anticipating project needs, managing workload, and producing work of the highest quality in a timely manner.

The Operations Associate is responsible for planning and coordinating project scheduling, budgeting, cost tracking and other administrative tasks. Support the Professional Team, by facilitating project logistics such as meetings, conference rooms, conference calls, travel etc. Takes meeting minutes and action items during meetings and performs basic follow-up, tracking and reporting of progress. Assists in development of presentations and reporting.


Extensive calendar management, meeting scheduling, travel and event planning and general organization of work flow throughout the office.

Create, organize, and maintain the administrative documents and structure for the department.

Maintain up-to-date organization charts and distribution lists for those involved in the program and department.

Type, assemble, organize, format, and edit/proof the team documents and presentations.

Perform typing and/or data entry tasks.

Process travel and expense reports.

Maintain list of department contacts and key stakeholders for business development purposes.

Coordinate meetings, special events, and travel arrangements using internal and external services.

Proof all written materials for spelling, grammar, structure, and consistency.

Perform photocopying, faxing, and other preparation, as needed.

Provide recruiting support for both consulting, corporate, and administrative staff.

Support managers with distribution and coordination of weekly project status reports.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

3+ years of experience in the administrative assistant field, supporting senior management

Experience in event management / office management / business administration (preferred)

Strong Microsoft Office skills are required; Google Suite (GMail, Sheets, Slides) experience a plus

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Detail oriented with the ability to multitask while staying organized

Strong technical and procedural abilities

Ability to work independently and maintain a calm, professional demeanor under deadline pressures and in sensitive or stressful situations

Experience with WordPress a plus

Positive, problem solving attitude


Company Overview

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).

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK

Requisition ID 2017-30587

Job Function Data/Content


Job Area1 Marketing & Corp Comms