Newsroom Coordinator

Mar 29, 2013
Apr 28, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time
News 12 Interactive is seeking a Newsroom Coordinator who will provide day-to-day administrative support to the General Manager, Executive Producer and Business Manager. Will act as confidential assistant and coordinate all administrative requirements for General Manager as well as assist with record-keeping, site metrics and processing of business paperwork. Prepare and track Oracle purchase orders, track receivables and invoices and coordinate records with business manager. Complete reports as requested to support business needs. Direct calls for managers and newsroom. Handle inquires from internal and external customers and interact with other News 12 services as necessary. Responsible for ordering stationery and supplies, maintaining personnel records including time sheets. Coordinate repair and maintenance of office equipment. Handle incoming and outgoing mail. Have the ability to process public and in house requests for transcripts or tapes. Answer viewer email and phone calls. Assist with scheduling employees to work and distribution of schedule. Assist in a variety of newsroom activities as needed, including ordering food for meetings. Participate in special projects. Responsible for representing News 12 services in a courteous and professional manner and performing other duties as assigned.


Ideal candidate must have superior communication skills including extensive customer service experience as well as effective telephone skills. Must have proven ability to effectively assess problems and recommend and implement solutions as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Advanced computer skills including word processing and presentation software, spreadsheet and database experience required. Seven years administrative experience preferred. Should have proven success in a news environment. Must be able to work in an active, intense working environment, as well as be able to work independently or as part of a team. Will need to be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

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Cablevision is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.