Executive Assistant, EVP Digital Sales & Sales Strategy

Ref#: 29813
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online. 

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The CBS Interactive Revenue teams encourage and foster a “work hard, play hard” attitude and we recognize the challenges that come with each role. We have a culture that is strongly based on teamwork, so your collaborative nature and willingness to help where needed are essential qualities that will ensure your success in this position.

Role Details:
We are looking for a detail-oriented and proactive rock star candidate to be the Executive Assistant for Executive Vice President of Digital Sales & Sales Strategy. The ideal candidate will be energetic with strong multi-tasking capability. You are known for your trustworthiness, organization, and dependability. Everyone will recognize you as the prime go-to-person for administrative responsibilities. You understand the importance of strong customer service and have demonstrated the ability to exercise a degree of discretion judgment. You must be comfortable dealing with a large range of internal and external high-level managers, executives, organizations and confidential data. The successful CBS Interactive executive assistant will be resourceful, dynamic, insightful and forward thinking.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Heavy calendar management. Manage executive calendars, arrange meetings/appointments and provide reminders and necessary prep material for meetings
  • Managing executives extensive travel schedule, proactively confirming travel plans and vendors.
  • Screen incoming calls, correspondence, interoffice materials. Determine the priority and respond appropriately.
  • Make appropriate, informed decisions regarding Executive’s available time
  • Track, follow and make recommendations as needed regarding appropriate action, follow up, and due dates.
  • Coordinate high-level meetings and offsite events including but not limited to scheduling, agenda creation, logistics, space plans and catering.
  • Manage confidential business matter and communications.
  • Conduct research on specialized topics as required.
  • Heavy larger scale event support as directed by Sales and Marketing Management
  • Manage expense reports for executives.
What you bring to the team:
  • Associate's degree or equivalent training and experience
  • 4-6 years administrative experience supporting Vice President and above.
  • Demonstrated experience in representing the Executive offices and company at all times.
  • Team player – energetic, enthusiastic and personable, and outgoing
  • Technically savvy professional with some media or technology background.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Expert level communication skills, both written, verbal and on the telephone.
  • Proven experience in working in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.
  • Proven experience in prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously, following through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills as well as a professional demeanor while communicating effectively with all levels of management.
  • Expert in working both in a team environment and independently.
  • This individual is supporting an Executive who works with business partners based globally. Therefore, early morning and evening meetings will need coverage. You must have the flexibility to meet these needs.

You might also have –
  • Demonstrated characteristics of a self-starter.
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions on behalf of Executive.

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
EEO Statement:
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