Unit Coordinator (Part Time)

Ref#: 30118
CBS Business Unit: CBS News
Job Type: Part-Time (without benefits)
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
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 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

The CBS News Election and Survey Unit is seeking a Unit Coordinator to manage and perform administrative duties and assist with the Unit’s polling work.  The Election and Survey Unit produces the CBS News Poll and is integral to CBS News’ election coverage.

The position is part time, 22.5 hours per week.

The coordinator will be involved in preparing supporting materials for the CBS News Poll, including poll trends, and compiling background and historical information for elections. The coordinator will assist unit personnel with poll-related tasks including checking poll data for air or for publication.

Administrative job responsibilities include processing bills and tracking expenses for the unit, including expense reports, processing new hires, managing the unit payroll, ordering office supplies, answering phones and maintaining important filing systems and records.


The ideal candidate has excellent organizational skills, is detail-orientated, comfortable with numbers and has an interest in polling and political news. Facility with Word and Excel is required. Relevant coursework or other experience in survey research is a plus.

 Hours are 10am-3pm five days a week.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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