The Poynter Institute is looking for a detail oriented administrative assistant to support the areas of recruitment, hiring, payroll, benefits, record maintenance, contracts, general administrative tasks for the Business and Finance team and serve as a point of contact for general employee and contractor questions. The Poynter Institute has grown tremendously and is looking for a strong candidate who thrives in supporting others from behind the scenes.
The ideal candidate should be organized, have a high degree of trustworthiness due to the confidential nature of data, and must be able to keep up with simultaneous deadlines. Minimum of two years of relevant Human Resources experience is required. Associate’s degree is preferred.
Poynter, a nonpartisan, non-profit 501(c)3, is a leading brand in training journalists through professional development programs at news organizations and colleges online and in person. Poynter is a leader in training newsroom leaders and media executives in leadership, ethics, storytelling, diversity and inclusion, business models and digital transformation. Clients include television, radio, magazines, newspaper and news websites, college students and professors, and those in the corporate and non-profit sectors.
Full-time staffers enjoy a competitive benefits package and the added bonus of a paid two-week winter break at the end of each calendar year in addition to a PTO allotment. Poynter values diversity and encourages folks from all backgrounds to apply.
To find out more about the position: shorturl.at/mqvN0
Please send resume and cover letter to
Deadline to apply: June 30, 2021
No phone calls, please.
Position is in St. Petersburg, FL.
Salary depends on qualifications.
Location/Region: St. Petersburg, FL