The Walt Disney Company Part-Time Executive Assistant in Durham, North Carolina

Summary

WTVD-TV, the ABC-Owned TV station serving the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville market, is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to support our President and General Manager and other senior executives. This role also collaborates with employees station-wide on various projects and events to make sure each day runs as smoothly as possible. This position is 30 hours a week, based in the Durham Bureau. As a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company, WTVD offers an attractive compensation and part-time benefit package.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the General Manager's calendar and daily schedule

  • Draft emails, reports and other correspondence as required

  • Coordinate and implement special projects; maintain confidential files

  • Attend staff meetings, prepare agendas, take and distribute minutes and follow up on action items

  • Arrange travel and prepare expense reports for the General Manager’s business trips and meetings

  • Provide telephone coverage for the station as needed

  • Coordinate meetings internally and externally

  • Assist with technical support – i.e. iPhone & iPad, printers and scanners

  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 5+ years of experience in an executive support role

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to multitask

  • Must take initiative in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Skilled at diplomacy and working effectively with various dispositions and levels of management and support staff

  • Detail-oriented and able to prioritize tasks with ease

  • Flexibility to work over-time as needed for big events and projects or if urgent matters arise outside of the normal schedule

Job ID: 590258BR

Location: Durham,North Carolina

Job Posting Company: Media Networks