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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant
Job Posting #051914-R1


Nashville’s NewsChannel 5 Network is looking for a sharp, detail-oriented Administrative Assistant to play an important role in station operations. This position assists the General Manager and Station Manager, files critical reports, organizes station events, produces a weekly newsletter, and much more. The ideal candidate has experience as an administrative assistant, an eye for detail, and strong verbal and written communication skills. The position requires discretion and diplomacy from someone who thrives in a team-based environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Assist General Manager and Station Manager in all administrative tasks, including booking travel, screening calls, handling correspondence, and completing reports. 
  • Supervise forms and documentation for the station’s hiring process and contests.
  • Organize station events, including meals, meetings, and staff functions.
  • Assist in local errands, including purchasing food and other supplies for station operations or events.
  • Prepare and file critical reports about station coverage, programs, etc. 
  • Produce and distribute station communication, including weekly newsletter.
  • Handle station contracts, maintaining contract library and delivering copies to appropriate corporate contacts.
  • Coordinate station Public Service Announcements Conduct and document screening interviews for some station positions.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of station’s Snow Watch program.
  • Monitor and replenish office supplies.
  • Manage vendor relationships, including food vendors and printers.
  • Occasional duties related to cash deposits, credit card payments, and petty cash.
  • Serve as relief for front desk/receptionist.
  • Additional duties as needed
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Outstanding organizational abilities and attention to detail.
  • Clear and effective communicator, both verbally in and writing.
  • Reliable and fast keyboarding skills.
  • Proven ability to handle business situations with diplomacy and discretion.
  • Strong knowledge of computer software, including Microsoft Office and Gmail.
  • Valid drivers’ license and good driving record.
  • Professional appearance and behavior
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED
  • At least one (1) year of experience in an administrative support role preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
Please send a resume to Lyn Plantinga, Station Manager, NewsChannel 5 Network, 474 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37219.


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS June 27, 2014
WTVF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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