Administrative Assistant - EVP, News Operations, Fox News Channel/ COO, News & Operations, Fox Television Stations

Job Number: R50009856

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Administrative, News, Operations

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: August 26, 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

Fox News is looking for an organized and motivated Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to a dual Executive- Executive Vice President of News Operations at Fox News Channel, and the Chief Operating Officer of News and Operations at Fox Television Stations. The EVP/COO leads teams who work as high-functioning units and oversees a wide range field operations, production and news gathering-related projects. We are seeking a poised and friendly individual who is able to communicate effectively between all management levels, across all departments at FOX. The ideal candidate is a self- starter who is able to prioritize and multi-task well.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage an active calendar of appointments: handle all aspects of business travel and travel agendas, research, prioritize and follow up on incoming issues and concerns; be an active partner with the EVP/COO to help her run and manage projects in a timely and effective manner
  • Organize calls, meetings and ensure responsibilities are communicated and understood by all involved
  • Build and maintain filing and tracking systems to organize significant amounts of information; handle other sensitive or confidential information; prioritize conflicting needs and handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow through on projects to successful completion
  • Work closely with the 16 Fox TV Stations to assist with local initiatives and synergy efforts
  • Work closely with Fox News field operations, production and news gathering teams to ensure continuous communication
  • Help facilitate special events and executive presentations
  • Support and pitch ideas that will increase effectiveness and efficiency for daily operations
  • Flexibility to adjust workdays to accommodate special events and other business functions

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A bachelor’s degree and 0-1 years of relevant work experience
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal communication and written skills
  • Exemplary time management with the ability to prioritize large workloads
  • Individual who can multi-task well in fast-paced environments
  • Flexible professional who takes direction with ease
  • Ability to interact well with all levels of management, internally and externally
  • Critical thinker who takes initiative
  • Quick learner and active listener
  • Positive “can do” attitude
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office

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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