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Executive Assistant to the CEO and CRO

Quartz is a global business news brand launched in September 2012 for 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, and value critical thinking. Free and built for people excited by change, Quartz and it's variety of products can be accessed simply at qz.com.

Chief Revenue Officer Joy Robins, responsible for all advertising, marketing, events, and off-channel monetization, and Co-Chief Executive Officer Jay Lauf, overseeing all business operations, are seeking a bright, focused, detail-oriented individual to support them. This hire will have the unique opportunity to serve as the front line of communications for the Chief Revenue Officer and Co-Chief Executive Officer at an exciting time of change and growth for Quartz.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide dedicated executive support in a professional, confidential, and organized manner
  • Assist in coordinating schedules and meetings and spearhead travel arrangements (both domestic and international)
  • Serve as a representative for the Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Revenue Officer internally and externally
  • Managing email
  • Compiling decks for external speaking engagements
  • Perform assorted administrative tasks such as expense reconciliation, invoice processing, and miscellaneous errands as needed
  • Prepare and proof documents and correspondence
  • Work closely with the advertising and marketing departments to meet monthly, quarterly and annual financial goals
  • Daily interaction across all levels and roles at Quartz, particularly among the business-side team
  • Work with sales and marketing teams to plan and execute internal and external events including business-side speaker series, various team outings throughout the year as well as planning and coordinating unique client entertainment opportunities
  • Manage and serve on rotation of team handling front desk responsibilities in Quartz headquarters in NY
  • Opportunity for substantive and long-term project development

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

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

 

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 and not – have consequence. Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, and 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 and selfless conduct.  Quartz writing should be cut from the same cloth – critical on the merits but informed by charity and forbearance in measuring motive and personal character.

Quartz Media LLC 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 and conviction records.

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