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Executive Assistant, Monitor Publishing

Performs administrative and office support activities for both Monitor Publishing and Monitor Editorial (a department of 100+ people) under the supervision of the Administrative Supervisor.


Publishing and Editorial

Steering Committee



Reporting Relationships

Supervisor:    Responsibilities directly support the Managing Publisher, CSM. General supervising and training by the Project Coordinator/Administrative Supervisor.

Supervises:    None 

Regular Contacts

This person regularly interfaces with employees, management, vendors, and consultants.



A college degree or equivalent and 2-5 years of professional experience in business administration, publishing or a related field.  Background in Business Administration, Economics, or Financial Analysis preferred.


Proven planning and office management skills are required. The incumbent should be a team player with strong organizational, customer service, attention to detail and follow-up skills, and the ability to coordinate multiple simultaneous projects is critical to this role. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment. Strong verbal communication skills, troubleshooting and problem solving.  

Technology Skills

A thorough knowledge of desktop computer applications, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google Docs are required. Experience working with Intacct or similar budgetary system preferred.

Work Environment

This position primarily works in an office environment.

Christian Science Information

Mother Church membership is required.


Newspaper/website internships

The Christian Science Monitor is a 24/7 news website with a global readership. The Monitor also publishes a weekly news magazine, which includes both material unique to the print product and stories that also appear on the Monitor's website. The Monitor offers a highly selective internship program.

Interns have an opportunity for hands-on experience in a range of departments - the US and world news desks and various features areas. Activities may include writing short items for the paper or website, doing research, and assisting the photo and graphics departments. It may also include some everyday office-management tasks. At the discretion of the editors, interns can assist with editing and contacting correspondents and contributors, as well as reporting their own stories. Generally, the minimum time requirement for paid internships is 35 hours a week. Academic internships are more flexible and can be considered on a part-time basis.

Internship Coordinator
The Christian Science Monitor
210 Massachusetts Avenue - P02-30
Boston, MA 02115

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