Editorial Operations Assistant

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Job Description

The real estate community around the world turns to Inman first for accurate, innovative and timely coverage of the most important news and information. Known for its award-winning journalism, cutting-edge technology coverage and forward-thinking events, Inman is the industry’s leading resource for professionals.

We are seeking to hire an editorial operations assistant to complement our growing team. This is a new role. This person will be responsible for keeping the editorial staff of approximately 12 people organized, as well as for leading our newsletter creation, maintaining our calendar of upcoming events and stories, tracking projects and staff tasks/time-off, organizing and approving contract invoices, and other essential housekeeping related to our publishing operation.

This position is full-time remote, Monday-Friday, so you can work-from-home (as is true with our entire staff) and provides competitive salary and benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Organize the content for 2 daily newsletters and 2 weekend newsletters
  • Pull traffic data and create reports from Google Analytics
  • Maintain and update editorial calendar (on Google Calendar and Google Docs)
  • Maintain and update editorial Trello board
  • Keep track of staff time-off requests and work travel
  • Work with editors and writers to schedule meetings and events
  • Assist with building online articles in WordPress
  • Create spreadsheets and internal workflow documents (in Word and Google Docs)
  • Approve and organize new contributor paperwork and invoices

Key Skills & Knowledge

  • 2+ years experience in an operations or office assistant role
  • Familiarity with Trello and WordPress a plus, but not required
  • Ability to track multiple complicated projects simultaneously
  • Attention to detail
  • Timeliness and ability to meet deadlines (or beat them)
  • Team-player: ability to work with editors, writers, developers, social media editors, video editors, designers and illustrators
  • Digital savvy (familiarity with online media publishing and platforms)
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Familiarity with Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Hangouts/Meet)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office

Inman is an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive workplace environment. This is a full-time, remote position.

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