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Executive Assistant

New York, NY | Exec/Admin/Biz Dev

Job Description

Slate is an online general interest magazine offering the smartest conversation on the Web about news, politics, business, technology and culture, reaching 20 million readers. We’re a tight-knit group of writers, marketers, media pros, and thinkers, with everybody pulling in the same direction.

Slate is looking for an executive assistant to be part of a dynamic digital media company. The individual in this role will provide day-to-day administrative support for Slate’s Chairman and Publisher and will also manage and organize internal office operations. This is a unique opportunity to work closely with the management team of a digital magazine with award-winning journalism and industry-leading design and technology. The ideal candidate is a jack-of-all-trades with a strong attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously. Applicants must be proactive self-starters who are efficient, creative, and personable.


  • Manage executive calendars by scheduling both internal and external appointments
  • Coordinate and schedule travel
  • Prepare and file expense reports and invoices in a timely manner
  • Interact and facilitate activities and meetings with various departments and clients
  • Prepare research for meetings and interviews 


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to various requests and projects with ease
  • High level of competency with minimal supervision
  • Must have ability to maintain high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • In-depth knowledge of MS Office, especially Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


  • Health benefits, 401(k), pension, tech device reimbursement, parking subsidy
  • Having smart, social colleagues that make it fun to come into work everyday.
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