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Administrative Assistant/Phone Operator


Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Studio City

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  


CBS-Los Angeles, including CBS2/KCAL9, is seeking an Administrative Assistant.  This role will provide a variety of administrative, clerical, and staff support duties in a fast-paced, deadline driven, multi-task environment.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
-    Prepare and administer purchase requisitions from Oracle Procurement software and related vendor invoices for Engineering and related technical departments.
-    Process supply purchasing, reconcile invoices for capital purchases and other Engineering and Facilities expenses.
-    Address vendor inquiries regarding unpaid invoices and research past due statements.
-    Phone operator duties including screening and forwarding calls to appropriate Station personnel, and providing information to viewers regarding programming, news stories, etc.
-    Provide administrative support to various other departments as needed.
-    Special projects and other duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Experience:
-    Strong Interpersonal and communication skills.
-    Proficiency in use of MS Office applications.
-    Must be organized and detail oriented.
-    Must be able to multitask and stay calm under pressure.


Preferred Skills/Experience:
-    Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
-    Previous experience as an Administrative Assistant.
-    Familiarity with News Broadcasting or similar environment.
-    Familiarity with Oracle or similar purchasing/payables software.


Education Level:
College degree preferred.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles