Full Time Job

Executive Assistant


New York, NY 03-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

CBS News is seeking an Executive Assistant to support the Executive Producer of CBS This Morning.

• Provide administrative support for the executive including but not limited to: answering phones, coordinating schedules/travel and meetings, helping create follow-up lists, managing calendar, and preparing expense reports.
• Assist with short and long-term projects, research, and presentations
• Maintaining meeting notes and department files by keeping and updating detailed records as well as track a variety of business documents in a secure manner
• Helping to compile staff schedules
• Providing good judgment in monitoring and prioritizing information flow and meetings throughout the day
• Exercise discretion and judgment with sensitive matters and information

• BA/BS from an accredited University or College
• At least 1 year of relevant administrative experience within the broadcast industry
• Ability to be proactive, anticipate scheduling/organizational challenges, and suggest solutions in a timely manner
• Must possess a professional and friendly demeanor
• Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to interact professionally with internal and external executives and managers, colleagues, organizations, and confidential data
• Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated interest in news and video content
• Organized and works efficiently and effectively under pressure
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Advanced knowledge of the Google suite of products, the Microsoft suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Internet resources

Preferred Qualifications:
• Preferably some video editing experience and interest in social media content generation

FUNCTION: Administration