Administrative Assistant

Job Number: R10007564

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Administrative, News, Production

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: March 11, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a proactive and organized individual to provide administrative support to a Senior VP and a TV Host for Fox News Channel. We will rely on you to be a team player that can work independently, exercise sound judgment, and take initiative. Sensitivity to confidential matters is critical to this role.  In addition to managing all administrative tasks, you will interact with a diverse group of both internal and external stakeholders at all levels within and out of the organization.  This is a great role for someone who has a desire to work and learn about the News business. 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage an extremely active calendar of appointments, compose and prepare confidential correspondence and handle financial information
  • Research, prioritize, and follow up on incoming issues and concerns
  • Prioritize conflicting needs, handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow-through on projects to successful completion
  • Screen incoming calls, sort and distribute incoming mail; prepare and/or review confidential communications, correspondence, business updates, meeting notes and PowerPoint presentations
  • Build/maintain electronic filing systems and organize large amounts of data
  • Manage all aspects of business travel, travel agendas, and process expense reports
  • Flexibility to adjust workdays to accommodate special events and other business functions

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 1+ years of admin and/or executive assistant experience
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Superior time management and ability to prioritize large workloads
  • Flexible and ability to take direction with ease
  • Critical thinking, takes initiative, and self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office
  • Positive “Can Do” attitude
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Flexibility to adjust workdays to accommodate special events and other business functions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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