Freelance Broadcast Operations Coordinator, CBS Sports

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Ref#: 32797
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
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 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.




Description:
Provide support to the Vice President, Broadcast Operations at CBS Sports by managing daily calendar, schedule meetings, conference calls, complete travel arrangements, expense reports and other related tasks. 
Coordinate the creation and distribution of the weekly Broadcast Operations Memo outlining procedures, off-air times, contact information, personnel location, and other associated information as well as manage the duplication and distribution of Broadcast Operations paperwork for weekly on air needs. 
Manage department calendar. 
Support commercial traffic during periods of peak workload (NFL, NCAA basketball tournament) by providing assistance with development of formats, rotations and other related paperwork. 
Track, code and process invoices for the department.  
Weekend hours required during NFL and NCAA studio operation. 
Support department Directors and Managers as needed.

This is a full time opportunity.

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Qualifications:
0-2 years of experience (will consider a recent college grad with relevant internships).
Previous experience supporting a senior executive and department highly preferred.
Ability to work OT as needed and weekends a must.
Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure in a fast paced, demanding environment.
Excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner with all levels of management and staff.
Extremely strong time management and organizational skills.
Expert computer skills including knowledge of MS Excel, Word and Outlook.
Ability to handle multiple assignments within strict deadlines.
Precise proofreading and highly proficient attention to detail.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.


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