Newsroom Coordinator- SNY

Posted: 6/14/2018

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Key Responsibilities:
  • Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Studio Programming and Production, setting up appointments, answering phone calls and performing other assigned tasks.
  • Schedule interviews/meetings/guests for VP and Coordinating Producers.
  • Screen incoming resumes for potential employment.
  • Liaison with human resources for all newsroom interns.
  • Maintain/update contracts for on-air contributors.
  • Manage talent tracking/ payroll processing for all contributors/talent.
  • Manage tracking of employees’ paid time off.
  • Assist Vice President of Studio Programming and Production and on-air Talent with expense reports.
  • Assists senior managers with day-to-day tasks in the newsroom.
  • Disseminate daily newsroom communications regarding staffing of shows, including guests.
  • Meet and greet guests; giving tours of the studio and newsroom.
  • Register guests and relay security protocol/information.
  • Manage and maintain the newsroom supplies.
  • Track monthly expenses within department and keep organized documentation.
  • Occasionally cover reception desk.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • One (1) year of administrative office experience, preferably in a media outlet.
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours weekends & holidays on occasion as needed.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure newsroom environment.

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #:41754BR)
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings, early mornings, weekends and holidays when necessary
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Prefer baseline knowledge of local sports and current events.
  • Knowledge of iNews preferred.
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal & communication skills required.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must.
  • Strong Excel skills preferred.

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