Team Assistant

1 Railway Approach, London SE1 9SL, UK

Job Description


News UK is a company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever-growing organisation with a passion for storytelling, capturing moments, meaning and magic to make sense of the world. Our newspapers reach more than 30 million people each week and include The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. News UK is also home to Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company boasting independent local and national radio stations.

Your Role: To provide administrative and organisational support to the Office Manager and the editorial team. This is a great opportunity for someone who has an interest in Media and administration support.

Day to day you will:

Help support editorial teams as required, including enrolling new starters, rotas, processing holiday requests, organising travel and booking meeting rooms.
Help organise photoshoots, taxis and catering.
Assist teams in communications with technology, facilities etc e.g. Helping reporters solve problems claiming casual shifts and expenses.
Help manage the processing of lineage payments, setting up new contributors and ensuring compliance requirements are met.
Oversee correct procedures of payment systems and manage spreadsheets.
Work closely with the picture payment team, providing cover when necessary.
Provide cover for the Office Manager as required
Provide Support to the Managing Editors office as required.

What we’re looking from you:

Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
An ability to adapt to a changing work environment as required.
Punctual and is always prepared to put in extra time and effort where necessary.
Able to work off own initiative or as part of a team.
Knowledge of Microsoft office packages, especially Word and Excel and of Google mail.
Highly organised with strong literacy skills.
Personable, professional and a confident communicator.
A passion to be part of The Sun and looking to progress with the role and build a future career within The Sun/News UK.

What’s in it for you?

We love our business and what we do. We want you to love work as much as we do so we promise to offer on-the-job training and development enabling you to be the best you can be.

NewsUK Benefits

We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK. Alongside pay, we offer:

A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%;
A comprehensive private medical scheme covering pre-existing conditions;
Maternity leave of up to 18 weeks full basic salary and paternity leave of up 2 weeks full basic salary;
Discounted rates for Fitness First gym membership for employees and immediate family;
A range of different flexible working options, which can be requested by employees;
Interest free commuter loan of up to £10,000 tax free
‘Bikes For Work’ scheme to save income tax and national insurance;
Up to four Volunteering Days per year for employees to use on charities of choice;
Health and wellbeing benefits including on-site physio/massage, counselling, legal and others,
Regular inhouse events and masterclasses
Wide range of internal and external training available, plus full eLearning access via LinkedIn Learning.

Equal opportunities:

We are an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and for all applicants for employment. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace.

We are a diverse team so want to maximise every individual’s potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised.

This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the Company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.

Team Assistant
0800 018 5177
01992 221 800
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1 Railway Approach, London SE1 9SL, UK

  • Date Posted
  • 26 June 2020 1:48 am
  • Applicants Applied
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  • Location
  • 1 Railway Approach, London SE1 9SL, UK
  • Job Title
  • Team Assistant
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  • Unknown
  • Salary
  • £0
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  • No Experience Required
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