Northern VA – PBS NewsHour Seeking Executive Assistant – ASAP

PBS NewsHour is looking for an Executive Assistant to support their Senior Vice President and Executive Producer. In this position, you will be responsible for providing high-level and complex administrative support.

As their Executive Assistant, you will:

  • Manage the SVP/EP’s daily and long-range calendar and schedule
  • Draft memoranda and correspondence
  • Maintain files
  • Serve as a liaison to staff

Your skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of general office procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation
  • Strong understanding and application of computer technology to efficiently accomplish work using Microsoft Office programs, plus others
  • Manage changing priorities
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion and tact
  • Interest in journalism
  • A minimum 3 years of administrative office experience, preferably for an executive in a professional office environment
  • College degree

What they offer:

  • Competitive and comprehensive benefits package
  • 403(b)/Roth and outstanding company match program
  • Growth opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement and loans

For a full job description or to apply through the online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit these websites for current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.