Freelance Operations Coordinator, Sports

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Ref#: 29149
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 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 Freelance Operations Coordinator will be responsible for logistical items related to the scheduling, traveling and on-site venue necessities for CSD remote events in respect to talent, production, technicians, support staff and vendors.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•    Arrange and manage travel for VIP’s, talent, production and technical crews using the company-wide tool, Axiom; when necessary a travel agent may aid in the booking.
•    Manage accommodations with adherence to contract entitlements; process hotel bills.
•    Book ground transportation and process vendor invoices in a timely manner.
•    Produce a Game Memo according to schedule.
•    Report pre-budget figures the day prior to the event and post-budget figures as soon as possible.
•    Review and approve expense report for technicians and support staff and factor these figures into their Post Estimates.
•    Become proficient with the software tools available to Sports Operations, currently Showmgr and Axiom.
Qualifications:
Required:

•    Bachelor's Degree
•    Ability to pay close attention to detail.
•    Ability to handle stress and multiple assignments concurrently.
•    Excellent communication skills, both written and oral and can communicate with multiple levels of employees.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word & Excel especially).
•    Flexibility to work nights and weekends, if needed.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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