WAMU 88.5 is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant to join the 1A team and perform a wide range of administrative duties to support the smooth running of a daily national show. If you possess demonstrated organizational skills and have a passion for supporting a busy production, we’d love to hear from you.
With a name inspired by the First Amendment, WAMU’s national series 1A explores important issues for a changing America. Every day, host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time including policy, politics, technology and even pop culture, sports and humor. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world.
As part-time Administrative Assistant, you’ll work closely with the host and Executive Producer of 1A and organize and support a fast-moving team of producers working towards daily deadlines.
What you’ll do:
- Manage the show schedule.
- Book and arrange travel.
- Complete expenses.
- Support budgeting process.
- Serve as a hub for logistical information.
- Other administrative duties as assigned.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Required Education and Experience
- Ability to multi-task and keep both yourself and others highly organized
- Superb oral and written communication skills
- Experience budgeting and proficiency with Excel
- Proven ability to work across departments
- Enjoys a fast-changing working environment
- Proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
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