Editorial Operations Assistant at GQ

April 11, 2023
New York, NY

For more than 50 years, GQ has been the premier men’s magazine, providing definitive coverage of style and culture. With its unique and powerful design, work from the finest photographers, and a stable of award-winning writers, GQ reaches millions of leading men each month. The only publication that speaks to all sides of the male equation, GQ is simply sharper and smarter.

Job Description 

New York, NY

Editorial Operations Assistant, GQ

GQ is looking for an editorial operations assistant to support the GQ Editorial Operations team, including the Global Director of Editorial Operations, Editorial Operations Manager, and Digital Managing Editor. Ideal candidates will have a passion for GQ and previous experience at a major publication. Candidates should be extremely organized, efficient multi-taskers, and most importantly self-starters with a strong interest in helping a large editorial team function effectively. This role reports directly to the Global Director of Editorial Operations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Support the Global Editorial Operations Director with administrative needs, including but not limited to coordinating meetings, preparing for presentations, conducting research and more.
- Process all editorial invoices and advances
- Track and monitor content costs
- Draft, process and track writer contracts
- Initiate and track new photography contracts
- Manage all editorial rights inquiries
- Oversee office administrative tasks, such as ordering supplies, maintaining contact lists, vacation calendars, advising on technology issues and more
- Support new hire on-boarding (tech set-up, etc)
- Arrange travel for writers as needed

Desired skills & qualifications:
- Attention to detail
- Analytical problem-solving skills 
- Extremely organized
- Ability to prioritize, work well under pressure, and adhere to tight deadlines
- Previous experience (internship or entry-level) at a major publication

The expected base salary range for this position is from $60,000 - $66,000.  Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including but not limited to relevant skills, training, experience, and education.

What happens next?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below, and we will review your application as soon as possible. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile. 

Condé Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics.

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