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Assistant to Editorial Director

Who we are:

The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is the premier destination and most widely-trusted resource for entertainment news, reviews, videos and analysis. Founded in 1930, THR offers exclusive coverage of film, television, and international news, plus extensive photo galleries and reporting of industry events and festivals such as the Oscars, Emmys, Sundance, Cannes and more. Our unparalleled content reaches the entire entertainment marketplace-allowing industry leaders, influencers and consumers to access the information they want whenever, wherever.


The Hollywood Reporter Editorial Assistant reports directly to the Editorial Director and is responsible for all The Hollywood Reporter’s editorial administrative work as well as editorial tasks put forth by the Editorial Director


What you’ll do:

  • Maintains schedules for the Editorial Director (ED): Schedules meetings, keeps ED apprised of upcoming meetings and alerts ED to any changes in schedule
  • Performs other assistant duties for ED as needed: answering phone, picking up lunch, coordinating car travel, making business travel plans, greeting visitors
  • Manages expense reports for ED and files in timely manner
  • Files all invoices and contracts and submits to ED for approval
  • Coordinate with HR for miscellaneous tasks including office supply needs, new hire setup, and technical needs
  • Manages and maintains issue archives
  • Attends daily morning staff meeting and makes sure that ED  are prepared for meeting
  • Compiles document of each issue’s content for purpose of weekly press call
  • Assists with daily rollout of magazine content online
  • Assists ED with weekly issue close (circulating pages, ordering dinner, etc) when needed
  • Transcribes interviews as needed
  • Contributes regularly to weekly print issues and The Hollywood Reporter
  • Assists Deputy Managing Editor with the management of interns  
  • Conducts research and assists editors with special projects or packages as needed


Your experience and skills:

  • Must be able to work and multi-task in a fast-paced newsroom while supporting ED as needed
  • Must demonstrate a high level of maturity and professionalism while interacting with all levels of colleagues, executives, and office guests and be seen as knowledgeable and capable of handling sensitive, critical information
  • Must be proactive, flexible, and adaptive in the rapid environment of weekly print magazine and website
  • Must be self-directed and independent with the ability to anticipate needs and take proper action
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Must possess excellent writing and editing skills and understanding of Billboard content cross all platforms
  • Prior magazine and/or administrative experience preferred
  • Ability to use e-mail and calendar management tools across platforms
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Google Docs, and Outlook
  • Familiarity with HTML and experience working with a CMS a plus

No Phone Calls. No agencies please.

Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

Valence Media is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), mental and/or physical disability or handicap, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions and any other characteristic or activity protected by federal, state or local law

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