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Temp Research Assistant
Ref No.: 15-02475
Location: NYC, New York
Position Description: CNN Brand and Multiplatform Research seeks a dynamic individual to provide entry level research and administrative support for its NY-based team. The department supports nearly all of CNN's businesses including its cable networks, websites and other off-channel media. Besides the Brand & Multiplatform team the positions gives some admin and research support to the CNN Ad Sales Research team. The position performs operational research duties such as downloading and maintaining tracks of multiplatform audience metrics, producing and monitoring graphs of audience trends, and issuing reports on CNN audience performance. Primary administrative responsibilities include scheduling meetings/conference calls, booking conference rooms, booking travel, submitting expense reports, ordering supplies and reception duties. This person will occasionally support the Executive Assistant to the SVP of CNN Research.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate for this position will be skilled with computers, analytic, curious, highly organized, will have good people skills and will be service-oriented. Other qualities necessary for this position include maintaining a strong positive attitude, multi-tasking effectively, demonstrating meticulous attention to detail, having a knack for problem-solving and putting sound judgment to use. Effective verbal and written communication skills (including the proper use of grammar) are required. This employee will be a self-starter who identifies responsibilities that need attention and doesn't hesitate to act. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Powerpoint and Excel is essential. Proficiency with additional software and with statistics are pluses. Interest in and knowledge of news and current events is a plus. Prior administrative experience is given great consideration. A bachelor's degree is preferred.