Coordinator, Special Events

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Ref#: 28989
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-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.
Description:
The Coordinator, Special Events will:
  • Prepare and submit department invoices; retrieve payments from accounts payable and send out to all vendors
  • Oversee Sales ticket allotment on a daily basis to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; Monitor schedule, guest confirmation letters and daily attendance list to show
  • Assist on various event logistics – collaterals, hotel rooming lists, transportation, seating, hotel billing, websites, attendee lists, etc.  
  • Reconcile monthly billing for departmental purchasing card & corporate meeting card
  • Other duties include, but not limited to: Shipping for events, office supplies and general office duties
  • Some travel required for certain events
Qualifications:
Ability to work under deadlines without supervision
Interface with CBS Executives
Prior work experience in corporate environment/prior internships
Strong finance understanding
Excellent organization and communication skills
Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel)

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