The New York editorial office manager will be part of the US managing editor’s office with  responsibility for day-to-day administrative operations of the FT’s New York headquarters as  well as providing assistance with similar administrative functions in the other major US  bureaus, particularly Washington DC, Houston and San Francisco.  

A reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role is  $65,000 - $75,000. To ensure pay fairness, the successful candidate will be offered a salary within the estimated salary range based on a number of considerations including but not limited to: skill set; experience and training; certifications; and other business and organisational needs. The disclosed range estimate is for our NYC office and has not been adjusted for other locations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Tracking the US editorial budget 

  • Handling executive assistant duties for the US Managing Editor

  • Liaising with both the UK Managing Editors office and finance teams 

  • Overseeing editorial expenses, including processing and approving vendor invoices  for payment, and managing the corporate cellphone, courier accounts etc

  • Working with the assistant US Managing Editor on a range of personnel issues,  including onboarding new employees and editorial staff arriving from overseas  offices; compiling and managing target lists of potential recruits; and helping with  annual awards submissions 

  • Working with reporters to set up meetings 

  • General management of newsroom logistics

 

Essential skills and experience:

  • Good organisational skills 

  • Exemplary computer skills 

  • Ability to multi-task various priorities, while maintaining the utmost customer service level

  • Ability to calmly manage multiple stakeholders

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • We are looking for a friendly, dedicated and professional employee who can run the office seamlessly

 

Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working, medical cover, and enhanced maternity & paternity packages. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

Further information

Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status (e.g. CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) , which will be kept confidential. We are an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company.

At the FT, we know our most valuable resources are our people and we embrace our employees’ unique skills, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer that seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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