CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
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60 Minutes is seeking a Broadcast Associate whose primary job will be to provide administrative assistance to the show's Executive Editor. The ideal candidate is smart, enterprising, highly organized, and able to multi-task. You possess strong communications skills, good knowledge of news and current events, and a keen attention to detail.
Handling all administrative duties for 60 Minutes Executive Editor, including answering phones, maintaining schedules, booking travel, and doing expenses
Coordinating daily screenings and meetings for senior staff and producing teams
Maintaining the show's story pitch database
Assisting senior staff with some editorial and research needs
Working with producer teams to prepare for a shoot, including assembling research binders, printing questions, and anticipating production needs
Helping to gather and clear archival material from CBS and third-party sources
Must have a background in journalism as well as some experience as an administrative assistant
Must be willing to work overtime and some weekends, as needed
Must be able to able to work under deadline in a fast-paced environment
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