Executive Assistant, NBC Digital News Group

Posted: 8/13/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job Purpose

NBCUniversal is seeking an Executive Assistant to support Senior Executives in the News Group

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide professional phone coverage at all times; screen all calls and determine through independent judgment those which require immediate attention
  • Coordination of travel arrangements
  • Overall management of busy calendars
  • Coordination and scheduling of meetings
  • Process and track expense reimbursements
  • Maintaining and updating contacts lists
  • Handling sensitive and confidential information with discretion
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate filing system
  • Provide phone backup support to other EAs as needed
  • Assist with additional projects and other duties as required
  • Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance


  • Qualifications

    • 3+ years prior relevant experience, supporting Senior-Level Executives
    • Exceptional communications skills (verbal and written) and strong interpersonal skills
    • Proficient with MS Office – Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint
    • Ability to successfully multi-task and meet deadlines
    • Excellent at problem-solving, taking initiative, and being very resourceful

    Eligibility Requirements
    • External candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
    • Must be willing to work in New York.
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older

    Desired Characteristics

    • Strong organizational skills – ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Demonstrates exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Possess strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization
    • Proven ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline-driven media environment

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