Benefits Coordinator Job in The Associated Press

Date: Jun 1, 2022
Location: New York, NY, US, 10281
Company: Associated Press

The Associated Press is an independent global news organization dedicated to factual reporting. Founded in 1846, AP today remains the most trusted source of fast, accurate, unbiased news in all formats and the essential provider of the technology and services vital to the news business. More than half the world’s population sees AP journalism every day.

The Associated Press is seeking a Benefits Coordinator for its New York headquarters.

This is an opportunity to work for an unparalleled newsgathering organization that helps inform the world. We are seeking customer service oriented candidates who are dedicated to supporting our global staff as they work to maintain our status as the definitive source for news.

The successful candidate is a highly motivated quick learner, looking for a growth opportunity. While this role will focus on retirement plan support, the coordinator must have the ability and willingness to collaborate with the team on all benefit plan administration. This role requires an organized, detail-oriented individual who can interact effectively with global fact sensitive staff.

Reports to the Director of Global Benefits and may work on a hybrid schedule, working from the office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with a third in-office day to be added later.

Main responsibilities:

Benefit plan administration with a focus on retirement plans
Support Sr. Analyst for retirement plan administration
Prepare department mailings, interact with current and former employees providing exceptional customer service
Prepare reports and manipulate data in excel
Answer employee benefit phone line to assist staff with benefit plan questions, navigating resolutions with vendors, and other inquires
Complete day to day administrative tasks
Additional duties as assigned


Up to 2 years’ experience in benefit plan administration
Expert in MS Office Professional Programs
Strong analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to meet tight deadlines and balance priorities
Proven ability to execute effectively
Prepare queries for reporting; compare files using Access and Excel programs
Ability to prioritize

Employment is contingent on adhering to all company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols, including providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination in accordance with applicable laws.

Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the United States for any employer is mandatory.

Application Deadline: June 21, 2022 at 11:59PM ET

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