CBS Corporation Executive Assistant, Showtime Sports in New York, New York

Executive Assistant, Showtime Sports

REF#: 30897

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Showtime

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US

DESCRIPTION:

Provide effective administrative support to the President of Showtime Sports. Assistant will acquire and utilize an overall knowledge of events schedule and daily priorities to ensure smooth information and work flow internally and externally. Provide effective administrative support to the President of Showtime Sports, the SVP & Executive Producer of Showtime Sports and SHO Sports team, including meeting arrangements, travel arrangements, coordinating conference calls, maintaining the department calendar and TV ratings information, ordering supplies, and coordinating department vacation and holiday schedules. Duties vary, but will include answering phones, maintaining calendar and providing good judgment in monitoring and prioritizing information flow and meetings throughout the day. Assistant is also responsible for tracking and maintaining contracts and agreements and ensuring accurate data entry and flow of sports events, series and documentary information to Program Scheduling. Assistant is also charged with setting up new employees with proper tools and resources. Assistant will also handle VIP/talent relations at various Showtime Sports events (e.g., screenings, Showtime Championship Boxing events, etc.). Assistant may also be required to plan events for both internal and external parties and budget accordingly. Entry level role with great career path.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1 year administrative experience supporting executive team working in live events is preferred (strong internship experience will be considered).

  • Four year degree preferred.

  • The ability to exercise good judgment and work accurately.

  • Have a strong ability to track details in work flow and communications.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills.

  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Ability to multitask and handle many tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize time-sensitive tasks.

  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Interest in sports and sports media.

  • Experience and/or interest in event planning is helpful but not required.

  • Flexibility for overtime and occasional travel for Showtime Sports events (including occasional weekend travel).

ABOUT US:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include TWIN PEAKS, HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, I’M DYING UP HERE, SMILF, and THE CHI. SHOWTIME will also debut two limited series this year, PATRICK MELROSE staring Benedict Cumberbatch and ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA from Ben Stiller. Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon, Google, Xbox One and Samsung. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, YouTube TV, Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Channels. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at www.showtime.com and www.showtimeanytime.com.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled