Executive Assistant, Business Affairs

Ref#: 31083
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Distribution
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in television syndication. CTD produces or distributes 10 first-run series and holds the largest distributed television library at 70,000 hours strong. Among CTD's critically-acclaimed programs are the #1 syndicated series Judge Judy; talk leader Dr. Phil; the #1 and #2 rated game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!; the Emmy Award-winning talk shows Rachael Ray and The Doctors; the #1 and #2 newsmagazines Entertainment Tonight and Inside Edition, along with The Insider; court show Hot Bench; and popular off-network product, including the CSI and Star Trek franchises, Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, NCIS, Criminal Minds, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, Hot in Cleveland and Undercover Boss. In addition, CTD handles the domestic television distribution of CBS News, CBS Films and Showtime. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.

CBS Studios International is seeking an Executive Assistant to support a SVP and VP in the Business Affairs department to be based in Los Angeles. 

  • Word processing, formatting and updating of legal documents (e.g. contracts and contract summaries) and correspondence

  • Track the contract execution process from beginning to end, liaising with clients, sales administration and our international sales offices

  • Compile documents in preparation for meetings

  • Format and update status reports

  • Schedule meetings, maintain calendars and arrange videoconference calls

  • Make travel arrangements

  • Create and process expense reports

  • Arrange videoconference calls

  • Create and maintain department legal files (electronic files) and binders on a timely basis

  • Cover phones and/or duties for other assistants as needed


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 2010 (including Outlook, Word and Excel; PowerPoint a plus), including the ability to redline documents
  • Ability to compose correspondence - general letters, memos and emails

  • Experience with Contract Administration

  • Must be detail-oriented and focused on accuracy

  • Solid interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with senior management, sales force and peers

  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information

  • A team player who can multitask within a fast-paced environment


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