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News Assistant, Gdynia newsroom (Contractor Position/Fixed Term Contract)

Thomson Reuters Administration 12/29/2017 7:59:48 AM Gdynia, Poland
Job Description

JOB TITLE: News Assistant, Gdynia newsroom (Contractor Position/Fixed Term Contract)

OVERVIEW: Reuters is seeking a News Assistant to provide administrative support to the global news agency's bureau in Gdynia, Poland. The successful candidate will be highly organized and flexible, an expert in the preparation and management of spreadsheets and responsive to the needs of a busy and growing newsroom. S/he will play a key role in managing staff rosters, compiling diaries of upcoming news events and organizing travel, logistics and other tasks in a bureau that covers financial news from 20 European countries. Fluent English and Polish is essential for this role. Knowledge of other European languages is an advantage.


  • Providing a wide range of professional administrative services and support to newsroom members and visitors
  • Maintaining databases and spreadsheets to help day-to-day editorial office functions
  • Coordination with news assistants in other bureaus
  • Cooperation with site support teams, including IT, Human Resources, Learning, Communication Specialist, Security and Health & Safety
  • Travel organization assistance, onsite and offsite events, conferences and meetings coordination
  • Invoices and expenses reconciliation
  • Monitoring of other media, including websites of competitors.


  • Fluent English and Polish
  • Knowledge of other European languages an advantage, though not essential
  • Computer literacy, including effective use of MS Excel, MS Access and other MS Office tools
  • Sound organizational skills
  • Accuracy, detail and focus
  • Confidence to cooperate and communicate effectively across teams, functions and time zones
  • Flexibility and reliability around unpredictable time constraints and schedule changes
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Punctual and willing to learn
  • Positive and energetic personality


  • Job in an international, dynamic environment where you contribute to building innovative solutions for business professionals
  • Intensive training package
  • Wellbeing scheme including private healthcare and Multisport card
  • High standards of ethics in the workplace
  • Networking opportunities
  • Two additional days off for voluntary activities

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Req #: JREQ096958
Locations: Gdynia-Poland
Job Function: Administration
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