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CBS Corporation Administrative Coordinator, On-Air Promotion in Los Angeles, California

Administrative Coordinator, On-Air Promotion

REF#: 33353

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


The Administrative Coordinator will manage projects and coordinate support for general office administration, facilities and production operations, and future project development for the VP of Production & Operations.

  • General administrative duties (e.g., schedule meetings, answer phones, book travel, submit expense reports, submit facility/security requests, telecom requests, update org charts, order office supplies, distribute mail, stock kitchen, etc.)

  • Oversee department office moves, renovations, update floor plans, and work space setup while preparing detailed work orders to execute department requests (facilities, IT, Media Ops, etc.)

  • Manage office/production equipment purchasing/deployment (e.g., furniture, office equipment, peripheral computer hardware/software, etc.).

  • Assist Director of Production with administrative tasks (e.g., document management, schedules, messenger services, phone calls, etc.).

  • Strategically plan and assist in the implementation and coordination of department projects and initiatives.

  • Assist, and act as a back-up for the Director of Acquisitions.

  • Physically organize and manage department storage unit including equipment, furniture, props, etc. Facilitate asset disposal procedures, etc.

  • Update CBS Marketing Knowledge Base, and create and update training materials.

  • Purchase stock footage, music, etc. as required.


  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of three years’ experience as an executive assistant supporting senior level executive(s), ideally in the entertainment industry.

  • Extremely high proficiency with Windows/Apple operating systems and office related software is required. MS Excel and Word are imperative.

  • Experience managing projects and entry-level personnel a plus.

  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, able to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities, work well under pressure, have strong verbal/written communication skills, etc.

  • Must excel at building relationships. Positive attitude and the ability to be proactive, resourceful and flexible.

  • Advanced knowledge of principles and practices of office management and organization.

  • Able to make independent decisions in the handling of sensitive and confidential information while exercising good judgment and discretion.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled