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CBS Corporation Administrative Assistant - Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Administrative Assistant - Philadelphia

REF#: 35070

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA


CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).


CBS 3, KYW-TV / CW Philly 57, WPSG-TV in Philadelphia is seeking an administrative assistant. This position initiates, coordinates and completes administrative

projects as well as, provides administrative support to top management.

Typical duties include but not limited to: handling receptionist/office assistant responsibilities, proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, professional appearance, solid communication skills both written and verbal, ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise, ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure. Handling information requests and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, ordering office supplies, arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings/travel arrangements. The successful candidate will organize, establish and maintain business files


Key Responsibilities:

  • Answer telephone, direct calls and take and relay messages

  • Provide administrative and clerical support

  • File & maintain records

  • Monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communications

  • Schedule appointments and maintain and update appointment calendars

  • Maintain monthly and quarterly compliance records

  • Plan travel arrangements

  • Scanning, photocopying, faxing and filing of documents

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills

  • Judgment and decision-making ability

  • Comfortably work in a self-directed manner

  • Must be welcoming, positive, comfortable, and willing to help problem-solve

  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures

  • Proficient computer skills and MS Office Suite is essential

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in an administrative role, preferably in a fast pace television broadcast business environment.

Position location: Greater Philadelphia Area

Position/Job Type: Full Time/Hourly


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