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News Administrative Assistant


Needham, MA 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
WCVB is seeking a News Administrative Assistant to support the News Director and other newsroom personnel in meeting the administrative needs of the News Department. This individual is a key member of the news team charged with ensuring the department operates smoothly from an administrative standpoint. This person also will serve as a liaison to other Station departments. The ideal candidate must possess excellent and positive communications skills and interact well with others. Trustworthiness is a key trait as this individual will be exposed to highly confidential information.

Job Responsibilities:

Assist the News Director with administrative support for the station's daily operations including but not limited to the following:
• Take part in recruiting and onboarding new hires; provide training for new hires in various systems including ADP, Concur and When 2 Work
• Screen viewer emails, comment line and phone calls
• Enthusiastically communicate various station and companywide opportunities and initiatives
• Liaison between News Department and all other WCVB-TV departments
• Assist newsroom supervisors with weekly ADP timecard approvals and submissions
• Review and distribute electronic schedules as necessary
• Make travel arrangements and prepare expense reports for news managers
• Oversee scheduling of news planning meetings
• Oversee ordering and delivery of office supplies for News Department
• Provide administrative support when needed to other departments and projects

Qualifications Requirements:
• Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the position
• Be a strong team player, take initiative, and be an enthusiastic go-to person
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Must be detail-oriented, a quick learner, and self-starter
• Must be organized and able to multitask
• Maintain a professional and positive attitude

Experience Requirements:
• 1-2 years working in a fast-paced office environment
• Proficient in MS Office; Excel, Word, PowerPoint

• Minimum of a High School diploma
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpjwyo-34-239-177-24-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.