Executive Assistant to Senior EVP of Programming

# Executive Assistant to Senior EVP of Programming
REF#: 32297
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.
CBS Network Entertainment is looking for a seasoned Assistant to support the Sr. EVP, Programming. Responsibilities include answering a heavy volume of telephone calls, coordinating meetings and events, scheduling meetings with outside clients, managing executive's calendar, making travel arrangements and preparing expense reports. Duties also include archiving, providing internal status and development reports as well as other general administrative duties.
Facilitate and manage daily schedule of Sr. EVP.
Screen and route calls as necessary; maintain detailed daily call log.
Maintain effective communication with Sr. EVP regarding calendar, changes to calendar and schedule reminders.
Keep updated records and documents for shows that are in production (i.e production schedules, show outlines, staffing lists, etc).
Create agendas and other meeting materials as required.
Prepare expense reports and reconcile travel expenses.
Manage the inflow of materials for the departments reporting directly to the executive.
Multi-task and balance competing schedules and priorities, efficiently handling (and anticipating whenever possible) last-minute changes.
5+ years professional administrative experience supporting an executive required, prior experience as an Executive or Personal Assistant is highly preferred.
Previous entertainment industry experience is preferred.
Passion for Entertainment and television.
Resourceful, a self-starter, team player and efficient problem solver with the ability to anticipate the needs of the executive in a fast paced work environment.
Must have strong communication skills and the ability to manage and prioritize a heavy workload.
Must be detail oriented and organized; a stellar multi-tasker.
Must maintain total discretion on all matters, confidential or otherwise.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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