Full Time Job

Desk Assistant, News Editorial

NBC News

New York, NY 05-14-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
As a desk assistant you will provide administrative support to NBC News & MSNBC Editorial correspondents.

• General administrative duties including travel planning, expense reports, phone/mail, supplies, filing and other business matters
• Schedule and arrange meetings and conference calls with internal and external parties at a fast and constantly changing pace
• Take the lead in organizing logistics for production needs, including schedule, location, props, travel, etc.
• Conduct research on request and maintain a general awareness of industry trends, formats, talent and competitive environment
• Assist with additional projects and other duties as required
• Fill in as a researcher or production assistant
• Must be able to backfill researchers in fast paced control room environment
• Must be comfortable communicating with other executives and on-air talent

• Bachelor's degree
• Minimum one year of professional experience in a news

• Exceptional computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft

Suite Office Suite
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the

ability to deal with all levels of management
• Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

with discretion.
• Flexible, organized, self-starter, and extremely detail-
oriented – able to seek out answers and resources on
• Exceptional time management skills with the ability to

prioritize and juggle numerous projects and deadlines in

an extremely fast-paced and high-volume environment

Desired Characteristics
• Experience working in a fast-paced environment
• Detail-oriented and have excellent organizational skills
• Flexible, personable, self-starter, and extremely detail-
• Ability to work well with others and collaborate across the
organization to achieve goals

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj2pv0-3-236-117-38-42 in your application.

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