Per Diem Administrative Assistant

Ref#: 31665
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Reports directly to the President/General Manager of CBS 2.  Oversees the administration and operation of executive office; will assist with other departments as needed.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:  Act as liaison between CBS 2 staff, CBS corporate staff and general public for the general manager.  Coordinates station meetings and station events - including scheduling the station conference rooms and meeting facilities; Oversees FCC filings for the General Manager and maintains the Public File. Compiles lists and responds to viewer calls and mail; Schedules GM meetings and business travel.  Manages expense reports, purchase orders, and other corporate communications.  Maintains accurate records, files and calendars;  Orders products, equipment and services required for the executive office; and, screens phone calls and respond to inquiries when possible.  Supports the station’s community initiatives as assigned.


Act as primary receiver of station’s mail and package deliveries.   

Assist other department managers with communications and reporting needs.

This is a temporary position.  The expected duration of the assignment is currently unknown, but could range from several weeks to several months. 



·         Strong communication and organizational skills required.

·         Must be detail-oriented and have ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

·         Creativity and leadership a plus.


·         Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

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