This person will:

  • Manage and organize all office scheduling, including onsite podcast interviews, continuing education sessions, and networking lunches for our reporting team.
  • Book media appearances for the CEO, editor, and reporters to raise awareness of The Texan.
  • Respond to office calls and emails related to subscription issues and tips for the editor.
  • Troubleshoot WordPress website and customer management system issues.
  • Manage the administrative and HR operations of the company, including personnel, payroll, expenses, employee benefits, and onboarding and offboarding procedures.
  • Manage supplies and presentation of the Austin office.
  • Schedule and attend CEO outreach presentations at grassroots events throughout Texas to build subscriptions and contact lists and will assist in creating the PowerPoint presentation for those events.
  • Plan and organize an annual dinner event with an influential speaker(s) that focuses on entertaining but also educating attendees about the crisis in legacy media.
  • Report directly to the Marketing and Media Manager.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Share enthusiasm for the mission of The Texan.
  • Be familiar with public policy, grassroots networks, or politics.
  • Have experience in administrative assistance, office management, HR, or outreach.
  • Be organized, detail-oriented, efficient, excellent with customer service, and willing to take initiative.
  • Be familiar with WordPress, Active Campaign, and Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Be located in or willing to relocate to Austin, Texas.

Interested parties should contact: Daniel Friend — dfriend@thetexan.news

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