Founded in 1981, the Committee to Protect Journalists (“CPJ”) is an independent, non-profit organization defending journalists worldwide without regard to their political ideology. Through its work to safeguard journalists, CPJ protects the rights of all people to have access to diverse and independent sources of information. For nearly four decades , CPJ has helped win the early release of imprisoned journalists, secure convictions in journalist murders, and enable positive legal reform in countries where the climate for free expression has deteriorated. Learn more about CPJ’s fight to defend freedom of the press here: http://cpj.org/Background
It has never been more dangerous to be a journalist. And CPJ’s work has never been more important. The Office Manager and Executive Assistant (OM/EA) has an opportunity to play a key role at CPJ at a time of unprecedented growth and change.
The OM/EA will help support CPJs mission by providing great service to CPJs staff and visitors in our new offices and international press freedom center. This role will provide critical operational and facilities support to foster a great work experience for CPJ staff. Additionally, the role will provide important support to the Finance team as needed.
The ideal candidate has a demonstrated commitment to customer service with strong operations experience and communications skills. You have a head for numbers and are highly organized. You are energized by CPJs mission and thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
Facilities - 30%
Front Desk Management – 30%
Executive Assistance and Board Liaison - 40 %
This position will work from CPJ’s New York City office 4-5 days per week.
Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with NYC law, employees who work in our office must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they qualify for reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons. Accordingly, new employees must submit proof of vaccinations prior to the commencement of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is granted.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three professional references.
CPJ is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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