Full Time Job

Administrative Assistant, D.C. Bureau

Fox News

Washington, DC 06-01-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

We are looking for a proactive and organized individual to provide administrative support to a Senior Executives for Fox News Channel. We will rely on you to be a team player that can work independently, exercise sound judgment, and take initiative. Sensitivity to confidential matters is critical to this role. In addition to managing all administrative tasks, you will interact with a diverse group of both internal and external stakeholders at all levels within and out of the organization. This is a great role for someone who has a desire to work and learn about the News business.

• Manage an extremely active calendar of appointments, compose and prepare confidential correspondence and handle financial information
• Strong understanding of current events and news
• Research, prioritize, and follow up on incoming issues and concerns
• Prioritize conflicting needs, handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow-through on projects to successful completion
• Screen incoming calls, sort and distribute incoming mail; prepare and/or review confidential communications, correspondence, business updates, meeting notes and PowerPoint presentations
• Build/maintain electronic filing systems and organize large amounts of data
• Manage all aspects of business travel, travel agendas, and process expense reports
• Flexibility to adjust workdays to accommodate special events and other business functions

• 1+ years of admin and/or executive assistant experience
• Highly organized and detail oriented
• Superior time management and ability to prioritize large workloads
• Flexible and ability to take direction with ease
• Critical thinking, takes initiative, and self-motivated
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office; Quip; and Slack
• Positive ''Can Do'' attitude
• Bachelor's degree preferred
• Flexibility to adjust workdays to accommodate special events and other business functions including occasional travel

Company Profile
Fox News
FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.