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Executive Assistant, Drama Development (20th)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10030881 Location Burbank, California, United States Business ABC Date posted Nov. 02, 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:

Twentieth Century Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including: the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No.1 drama; 9-1-1 and No.1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING; and FX’s No.1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world: in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.

20th Television is looking for an assistant to support two Vice Presidents in the Drama Development department. This is a high volume, fast-paced desk, so the perfect candidate will: have superior organizational and communication skills; is highly self-motivated and detail-oriented; and can remain calm under pressure. Job responsibilities include standard assistant duties, team coordinating, and script coverage.


  • Provide direct administrative support to two executives, including: phone coverage/maintain phone log, coordinate meetings, maintain calendars, prepare expense reports, book travel, check requests, order supplies, shipping

  • Watch cuts and read incoming scripts to write loglines and share notes

  • Update grids with staff lists and production calendars

  • Create clip selections from dailies for internal viewing

  • Track incoming material and staffing submissions

  • Collect information for timely internal memos

  • Be familiar with all internal department points of contact, as well as their counterparts at the Network or Streamer

  • Take notes on meetings and calls

  • Assist with various administrative tasks including scheduling meetings, rolling calls, and processing expense reports

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years supporting an Executive at a Director or above

  • Sharp written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines/deliverables

  • Strong proficiency with all types of computers, phones, and office equipment

  • Literacy in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Complete reliability handling confidential information

  • Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail and a professional demeanor, positive outlook, and a can-do attitude

  • Able to present information in a confident, well-articulated, creative, and engaging manner

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a support role in a Network, Agency, or production company

  • Experience interning at a studio or network

  • Passion for learning and eagerness to be a team player

  • Relevant coursework in film/television

Preferred 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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