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Quartz // business news media
 
New York City    Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
 
   
 
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Quartz is a global business news brand launched in September 2012 for a new generation of business leaders, people who are excited by change. It serves as a digital guide to the new global economy. Designed for an efficient, mobile reading experience, Quartz serves business professionals who travel the world, are focused on international markets, & value critical thinking. Quartz & it's variety of products can be accessed simply at qz.com or in your favorite app store

We are seeking a bright, focused, detail-oriented individual to support the Co-Chief Executive Officer Jay Lauf, overseeing all business operations. This hire will have the unique opportunity to serve as the front line of communications for the Co-Chief Executive Officer at an exciting time of change & growth for Quartz.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide dedicated executive support in a professional, confidential, & organized manner
  • Assist in coordinating schedules & meetings & spearhead travel arrangements (both domestic & international)
  • Serve as a representative for the Co-Chief Executive Officer internally & externally
  • Managing email
  • Compiling decks for external speaking engagements
  • Perform assorted administrative tasks such as expense reconciliation, invoice processing, & miscellaneous errands as needed
  • Prepare & proof documents & correspondence
  • Work closely with the advertising & marketing departments to meet monthly, quarterly & annual financial goals Daily interaction across all levels & roles at Quartz, particularly among the business-side team
  • Potential to work with the Ad Operations team on trafficking advertising for Quartz sites, apps & emails.
  • Opportunity for substantive & long-term project development

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

  • Confidentiality with sensitive material & communication
  • Fluent in all aspects of G-Suite (sheets, docs, slides, drive) Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel & PowerPoint
  • Very strong organizational, issue resolution & decision-making skills required
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously & appropriately prioritize
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently & as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills & superior customer-service oriented skills
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced work environment
  • Bachelors degree

Quartz, found online at qz.com, is a business news venture owned by Uzabase.

Enterprise Values

Quartz recruits talent for two salient attributes or qualities:

  • Force of Ideas: At the center of Quartz work are the ideas within our writing.  We believe that ideas to the good & not have consequence. Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, & giving voice to the latter.
  • Spirit of Generosity: Quartz seeks in its ranks a spirit of generosity a natural disposition in each colleague toward service & selfless conduct.  Quartz writing should be cut from the same cloth critical on the merits but informed by charity & forbearance in measuring motive & personal character.

Quartz is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds & traditions. We encourage everyone to apply.

Quartz Media is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.

 
 
 
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