Full Time Job

Administrative Assistant

NBC News

Washington, DC 04-27-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Duties:
• General administrative duties (i.e. answering telephones, scheduling/planning meetings, filing, planning all travel arrangements for executive s , submitting expense reports, etc.)
• Prepare and update correspondence, reports, and documents using Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Assist on ad hoc projects and other miscellaneous duties assigned by supervisors
• Organize internal and external visits with government officials, news makers, News Group and media partners
• Assist by researching and gathering news materials

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree OR equivalent experience
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and overnights, under tight deadline pressure, occasionally with little or no warning (e.g. breaking news)
• Must maintain basic knowledge of current news events
• Must be willing to work in Washington, DC

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:
• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events
• Excellent administrative, organizational and time management skills
• Professional phone and office manner, including when handling high-level confidential and sensitive company information
• Strong interpersonal & communication skills
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments, and self-starter to take on ad hoc projects
• Ability to manage relationships with clients, and interact with senior leadership and talent across the organization
• Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices
• Familiarity with Newsgathering operations; strong editorial instincts and news judgment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5ke5z-18-204-227-34-42 in your application.

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