Executive Assistant, Franchise, Integrated Planning & LicensingApply NowApply Later Job ID 10061567 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Sep. 07, 2023
Disney Entertainment is a global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits. Combining the Company's direct-to-consumer streaming services – ESPN+, the Disney+ streaming service and its ownership stake in Hulu -- alongside Disney's international media businesses, Disney Entertainment aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company's global footprint and deliver highly personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.
The role reports to the Senior Vice President, Franchise, Integrated Planning & Licensing responsible for leading the strategies that extend the Disney Entertainment content across all divisions of the company including consumer products, parks, resorts, gaming, theatrical and more. The properties this team overseas include everything from Spidey and his Amazing friends to Descendants to Percy Jackson to Futurama to Golden Girls premiering on all of Disney owned platforms including Hulu, Disney+, Disney Channel, FX, and ABC.
Do you love the TV entertainment business and want to be a part of extending Disney’s great storytelling across the products and experiences fans would love? Maybe you grew up loving the great Disney Channel series or 20th Animation? There is a job at Disney Entertainment made for you.
We are seeking a candidate who wants to play an important role in building new Disney franchises, enjoys building relationships with key people across The Walt Disney Company, and thrives in a fast-paced entertainment environment with a passionate, driven team that leans on the executive assistant as the glue that holds the department together. We are looking for a candidate who is a born organizer and passionate about pitching in when time is short and teammates need help.
Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:
Proactively engage in helping the Senior Vice President manage the office
Solicit input from team on office supplies and proactively order
Help manage product storage unit
Set up new employee hires
Assist with executive and team IT challenges
Learn technology for presentations to assist with in-person meetings
Main communication contact for building management issues such as office moves
Update the product display cases and storage
Jump in and help the team with special projects
Maintain 1:1 with team members to get feedback on communication
Light travel and expense reports for Senior Vice President and Directors
Help manage the team budgets, interface with finance, and reconcile job numbers
Manage vendor invoicing and create efficient processes
Ability to assist with keynote and PowerPoint presentations
Update decks in keynote and PowerPoint
Track down assets from team members
File decks in share drive
Manage complex cross-divisional meetings and create agendas for the Senior Vice President and Directors
Identify invitees and proactively ensure people are attending
Create strong relationships with other assistants
Understand meeting purpose and attendees on reoccurring meetings
Respond to team and outside meeting requests in a timely manner
Take notes and distribute as needed
Create follow up lists and help manage Senior Vice President's next steps
Manage drive time and other calendar conflicts
Create excel grids to track meeting updates
Update large meeting invite lists working with team members
Assist Senior Vice President in team culture events:
Schedule and gather agenda for the team monthly All Hands
Create team speaker series soliciting input from team members
Manage four events a year for team outings seeking volunteers to help
Coordinate annual team summit working with Senior Vice President
Forward important company events to team calendars to encourage participation
Create monthly newsletter for Executive Vice President gathering info from the team
Support the team on PIX content system by giving third party access
Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:
5 years of proven executive assistant, coordinator skills working in a fast-paced environment
Excellent computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Keynote), and the ability to learn new software like Concur, SAP, PIX, Box.
Ability to work with the highest confidentiality – exercising discretion, judgment and diplomacy elevating any team challenges to Senior Vice President to resolve
Highly collaborative with strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
Self-starter with demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, make decisions, and change course of action quickly
Detail oriented with the ability to maintain professionalism under pressure
Ability to anticipate needs, be proactive, resourceful, and flexible
Ability to work on many projects simultaneously
Team player with positive/easy-going manner to handle varied personalities, responsibilities, and assignments
Ability to form a strong partnership with team members.
Ability to be flexible with work schedule to accommodate some overtime if needed.
Experience in a highly matrix organization would be a plus
Event planning experience
College degree (BA/BS) preferred
The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $57,810.00 - $77,550.00 per year based on a 40 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.
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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Cable Networks Group, which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Television.
ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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.