The Fox Sports Regional Networks serving the southeast (collectively, FOX Sports South, Fox Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast) are the largest centralized group of regional sports networks in the country. Based in Atlanta, GA, the networks produce over 750 live professional and college sports events annual and distribute the networks programming to more than 11 million homes across seven states. The FOX Sports Regional Networks have been acquired by Sinclair Broadcast Group.
FOX Sports South in Atlanta, GA is seeking a temporary Executive Assistant! Reporting directly to the Senior Vice President & General Manager, this person works independently and must efficiently and expeditiously perform a wide range of confidential administrative and clerical tasks, including: supporting the SVP/GM with the daily management of the FS Atlanta office; acting as point of contact for other regions and FOX Sports corporate office in LA, and administrator for office inventory, business maintenance systems and ticket management system, including but not limited to monitoring the SVP/GMs calendar, drafting and editing correspondence, processing mail, copying and filing, and coordinating travel plans.
The ideal candidate must be able to quickly analyze situations, information, and devote close attention to detail. The person in this role must be comfortable working with minimal guidance and establishes priorities to perform quickly, accurately, and effectively under pressure of deadlines and additional unexpected tasks. This role involves problem solving, reassessment of situations, a high frequency of follow‐up and good judgment in order to anticipate SVP/GMs needs. This position requires extensive interaction with teams, clients, internal executives and colleagues as such a high degree of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion is required.
Supporting SVP/GM as he strives to meet all long term and short-term goals for region by providing all administrative tasks and office management
Manage all information data for GM including correspondences, reports, schedules, and records
Assist in managing 100+ person media company for optimum efficiency
Organize all company meetings, events, and outings
Management of corporate suites at Trust Park, State Farm Arena, and Bridgestone Arena. Handle internal and external ticket requests for all 7 professional teams and arena events
Administrator for office vendors, sites and ticket management system
Read and route incoming mail
Experience and Qualifications:
4-year degree is preferred
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as an accomplished administrative assistant or in an office management capacity is necessary
Background in sports and/or media industry is a PLUS but not required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are needed (Bi-Lingual (English & Spanish) a plus!)
Advanced level in Microsoft Office Applications: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Intermediate to advanced level understanding of digital images (how to open, view, customize and print)
Database management skills needed
Strong organizational skills, flexibility, and the ability to prioritize work assignments
Professional in both demeanor and appearance
Discretion in the performance of duties of a highly confidential nature
Talent for performing multiple tasks simultaneously, quickly and accurately under pressure
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Project management and time management skills needed; extreme attention to detail