- Full Time
- Phoenix, AZ
E.W. Scripps Media Inc d/b/a KNXV-TV ABC15 and KASW-TV CW61
Executive Assistant, KNXV/KASW
Come work for the best television station in the Valley of the Sun. ABC15/CW61 has an exciting position available for an experienced Executive Assistant. This position performs advanced, diversified, and confidential administrative duties requiring broad and comprehensive experience and skill and knowledge of organization policies and practices. The successful candidate will support the work of the VP/General Manager and other Directors when requested.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
> Compose correspondence, based on the general knowledge of the manager’s view about administrative matters and general office policies for manager’s approval.
> Initiate routine and non-routine correspondence, memoranda, and reports.
> Answer and screen the phone and email, providing information for both routine and complex inquiries.
> Schedule and maintain calendar of appointments, meetings, and travel itineraries, and coordinate related arrangements, prioritizing the most sensitive matters.
> Anticipate and prepare materials needed by the managers for conferences, correspondence, appointments, meetings, telephone calls, etc.
> Establish and maintain a variety of files and records.
> Coordinate new employee orientations and staff recognition activities.
> Assist with special projects, performing research, and maintaining records, including pointing elements of the station’s FCC files.
> Produce internal station newsletters.
> Plan and execute employee events and help organize meeting elements.
> Perform other duties as assigned.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
> Associates degree or equivalent years of experience preferred.
> 2-5 years of executive support required.
> Experience in media preferred.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
> Proficiency with various software programs including Outlook Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Windows.
> Advanced knowledge of general office practice and business etiquette.
> Ability to balance multiple priorities and to work under tight deadlines while providing consistent and professional service.
> Ability to independently perform administrative duties with speed and accuracy.
> Exceptional knowledge of business correspondence composition.
> Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills.
> Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to maintain good working relationships with all co-workers and outside clients.
> Possess excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and follow through.
> Maintain complete confidentiality, possess a professional demeanor, and exercise discretion at all times.
> Be able to work overtime as needed, often with little notice.
HOW WE KEEP YOU SAFE:
Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace free of known hazards, all employees and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We also may require staying up to date on booster shots in the future based on Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and manufacturer recommendations. If you are hired, we will require you to verify that you are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by Dec. 1, 2021 or your start date, whichever is later, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption by Scripps in writing. This requirement excludes positions located in Montana.
SCRIPPS’ COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at scripps.com.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”
As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.
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