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Administrative Assistant

The E.W. Scripps Company
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Come join a dynamic new national media powerhouse focused on the over-the-air TV consumer. The Scripps Networks (a growing portfolio of entertainment and news networks) provides absorbing entertainment and objective, intelligent news as we use our own distribution platforms to serve this unduplicated national audience. We meet the audience where it is with the programs it wants.

This Administrative Assistant 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 a GM or Department Head.

What you'll do:

  • Prepares advanced 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

  • Prepares recurring reports independently for signature

  • Answers the phone, provides information and receives information concerning matters related to the department

  • 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 from meetings

  • Establishes and maintains a variety of files and records

  • May be required to take and transcribe dictation

  • Performs other duties as assigned

What you'll bring:

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Associates degree or equivalent years of experience preferred

  • 5-7 years of experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Three to five years related experience and/or equivalent combination of experience and training in the professional discipline of the department

  • Proficiency with various software programs including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Windows

  • Above average 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

  • Good knowledge of business correspondence composition

  • Accurate and efficient typing skills

  • Possess above average interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to maintain good working relationships with all co-workers

  • 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 work overtime as needed, often with little notice



The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nations fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nations largest holder of broadcast spectrum. 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 of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, 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: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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