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Executive Assistant, Casting (Walt Disney Television)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10024674 Location Burbank, California, United States Business ABC Date posted Sep. 22, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Responsibilities: 

  • Provides support for EVP, Casting

  • Manage all scheduling and calendar

  • Assist in talent outreach initiatives

  • Develops and maintains databases, distribution lists, mailing lists and filing systems

  • Handles travel arrangements, reservations, etc.

  • Maintains standards of strict confidentiality with respect to all matters and documents

  • Ability to work well with executives, staff members, talent, and visitors

  • Maintain calendar, phones and travel arrangements

  • Track and submit expense reports on behalf of executive and talent initiatives

  • Organize files, contracts and legal documentation

  • Prepare presentations for internal/external meetings

  • Handle client contact list and correspondence with clients

  • -Collaborate and contribute on talent outreach meetings, memos, and events

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 1+ years’ supporting an executive in an administrative capacity in Casting, agency or a Network/Studio

  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Internet Explorer, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Edit and upload actor materials such as auditions, demos, etc. via Cast-It, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, QuickTime

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate overtime as needed

  • Experience building and maintaining filing systems and organizing and maintaining large amounts of data

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including telephone etiquette

  • Ability to assume responsibility, function effectively in team environment or independently, with minimal supervision

  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to multi-task

  • Demonstrated proactive problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

  • Ability to function in a demanding environment with competing and changing priorities

  • Ability to recognize a need and take ownership of its completion

  • Ability to work as a team player within the department and assist other executives and assistants when needed

  • Appreciation for talent and the desire to get to know their work by going to theater, comedy clubs, showcases, etc.

  • Demonstrated interest in casting

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge and mastery of SAP & Concur and its various functions ranging from eSource to expense reports

  • Familiarity with IMDB, Studio System, ESN, VPO, DAX, CastIt Systems are preferable

Required Education: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

About ABC:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, which is part of a business we call ABC.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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