Office Manager, CBS This Morning

Ref#: 30298
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.

The CBS This Morning Office Manager will oversee the day-to-day newsroom and staffing needs. They will be responsible for administrative duties, staff scheduling, vacation oversight, organization, supplies maintenance, and staff development to ensure maximum productivity and well-being.

Ideal candidate will be extremely self-motivated, organized, proactive, detailed, reliable, trustworthy, and diplomatic.

Main responsibilities include:

  •  Newsroom organization: order supplies, organize seating chart, oversee setup for senior offices, manage conference room bookings, troubleshoot phone/tv/printer issues
  •  Staff scheduling: manage vacation requests, sick days, schedule holidays, and track totals working closely with Finance and HR
  •  New Hires: order phones, set up email, establish training schedule, and coordinate new hire orientation with senior staff
  • Staff events: work with senior management to execute staff workshops, budget responsibly
  •  Expense reports/budgeting: work with finance on budgets for events, food, etc., handle senior producer expense reports as needed
  •  Day-to-day administrative duties related to senior producers, guests and staff members
  •  Food / break room management: coffee, internal and external food orders and stocking
  •  Mail: oversee BAs sorting mail, mailbox assignment, and organization

Required skills/experience:

  • Must have strong analytical skills, be detailed orientated and maintain the highest degree of accuracy.
  • Must complete multiple tasks on time and under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours depending on the news cycle.
  • Strong PC and Excel spreadsheet skills required. 
  • Strong interest in News and Journalism and a keen eye for current events.
  •  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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