20 days old

Administrative Assistant

The E.W. Scripps Company
San Diego, CA 92101
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Primary Purpose

Provides office services by implementing administrative systems, procedures, and policies, and monitoring administrative projects.

Key Activities

  • Proactively perform and oversee the day-to-day administrative responsibilities and miscellaneous issues that arise; maintain a procedures manual for all tasks performed.
  • procedures manual for all tasks performed.
  • Prepares complex business presentation documents and spreadsheets.
  • Assists in special projects, performing research and maintaining records.
  • Assist with programming duties as necessary.
  • 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.
  • Maintains and updates station information (Business Cards, Org Charts, Phone Lists, etc.).
  • Establishes and maintains a variety of files and records for station and FCC purposes.
  • Monitors and uploads required documentation to FCC website.
  • Maintains and keeps inventory of office supplies (including printer services and supplies).
  • Assist with routine accounting duties (Expense Reports, Purchase Orders and Requisitions, Vendor Support and Resolution, Accounts Payable Invoices, etc.)
  • May be required to take and transcribe dictation and to take shorthand.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.


Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Minimum1 to 3years experience as an administrative assistant.

Skills & Abilities

  • Resourceful, self-motivated, and independent with the ability to deal with people of all levels within and outside the organization.
  • Highly motivated, appropriately assertive and outgoing while also demonstrating both the ability to be flexible on the job and the ability to anticipate the needs of those supported.
  • Skilled at competently handling many tasks at one time without compromising the quality of any.
  • Strong writing skills: an acceptable writing style, accuracy with grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Able to recognize the need for, and subsequently maintain, confidentiality.
  • Well-organized and able to prioritize; experienced with coordinating travel arrangements, meetings, teleconferences, and other functions.
  • Proficient with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and the aptitude to learn other desktop software.
  • Ability to take general instruction and compose emails, contact people, or create documents to meet the objective.

    Work Environment

  • Standard office environment.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Posted: 2020-03-15 Expires: 2020-04-13
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