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Executive Assistant (Disney Television Studios)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 757718BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Mar. 18, 2020

Job Summary:

Disney Television Studios seeks a qualified candidate for an Executive Assistant position to support a high-level entertainment executive. This position is the 2nd Executive Assistant role on the administrative team.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the schedule of events, including but not limited to premiers, award shows, parties, table reads, etc.
  • Prepare correspondence and manage gift-giving.
  • Book travel, and manage the executive’s itinerary.
  • Maintain operations of two offices (keep all supplies and refreshments stocked, handle maintenance and IT issues).
  • File expense reports for the executive and the office.
  • Handle a variety of tasks and errands for the executive, as needed.
  • Schedule meals and make dining reservations.
  • Coordinate room reservations and drive-on passes
  • Maintain physical and digital files for the office, including the executive’s contacts.
  • Provide phone coverage and perform related tasks for executive as needed (rolling calls; providing timely communication).
  • Support the 1st Executive Assistant as requested including providing back-up support when the 1st Executive Assistant is out of the office.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year of previous network, studio, agency, or production-related television experience in a similar administrative role, supporting a senior executive or a team of executives
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization abilities with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively (juggle multiple priorities and projects) in a fast-paced, frequently changing environment.
  • Ability to take initiative to identify and solve problems independently.
  • Apply discretionary judgement, including strict confidentiality of work matters.
  • Provide professional etiquette and a positive, welcoming demeanor while interacting with internal partners and external guests.
  • Must be able to professionally and cooperatively partner with the 1st Executive Assistant and other team members.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Existing knowledge of the TV industry.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, WDT includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

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 ABC, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

ABC, Inc. 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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