Administrative Assistant

Administrative for E. W. Scripps Company
Detroit, Michigan

posted on May 31, 2018

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Position: Administrative Assistant Company: E. W. Scripps Company Station(s): WXYZ-TV-TV Job Type: fulltime Hours: Compensation: / year Job Description: This position performs advanced, diversified and confidential secretarial and administrative duties requiring broad and comprehensive experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and practices. Supports the work of the station Vice President and other members of the leadership team. Key activities Prepares complex business presentation documents and spreadsheets. Assists in special projects, performing research and maintaining records. Composes correspondence, based on the general knowledge of the manager's view, about administrative matters and general office policies for manager's approval. Initiates routine and non-routine correspondence and memoranda. Answers and screens the phone, providing information for both routine and complex inquiries. Schedules and maintains calendar of appointments, meetings and travel itineraries, coordinates related arrangements, and arranges for meeting rooms. Anticipates and prepares materials needed by the manager for conferences, correspondence, appointments, meetings, telephone calls, etc. Prepares and distributes minutes to meetings. Establishes and maintains a variety of files and records. Performs other duties as may be assigned. Skills & Abilities Proficiency with various software programs including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Windows. Advanced knowledge of general office practice and business etiquette. Ability to balance multiple priorities and to work under tight deadlines while providing consistent and professional service. Ability to perform secretarial and clerical duties with speed and accuracy without immediate and constant supervision. Above average knowledge of business correspondence composition. Accurate and efficient typing skills. Possess advanced interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to maintain good working relationships with all co-workers and outside clients. Possess above average organizational skills including attention to detail and follow through. Maintain complete confidentiality, possess a professional demeanor, and exercise discretion at all times. Be able to adjust schedule from time to time to support station events and initiatives; may require evening or weekend work. Be able to work overtime as needed, often with little notice. Work environment Standard office environment. Sedentary work Benefits: medical, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 4011k, paid time off Education Required: Associates degree or equivalent Experience Required: years of experience preferred 2-5 years of administrative experience required Other Requirements: Date Available: 05/31/2018

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