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Executive Assistant

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 904963BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business 20th Century Studios Date posted Dec. 13, 2021

Job Summary:

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

The Executive Assistant is an administrative support role covering phones, scheduling, expenses and other admin duties for the President of 20th Century Studios.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage calendar for executive including scheduling and confirming meetings both internally and externally
  • Liaising with executives, talent and other assistants internally and externally
  • Representing the department in a professional manner
  • Supporting departmental projects as needed
  • Maintaining organizational documents and monitoring status of incoming script submissions
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel and logistics, including payment, processing and confirmation of all transfers
  • Preparing and submitting expense reports
  • Manage phones, roll calls and update phone sheet
  • Process and organize expense reports
  • Managing mail into and out of the office

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively to solve problems
  • Highly detailed oriented with superior organizational skills
  • Ability to successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Keynote
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, make decisions and change course of action quickly
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work well and maintain professionalism under pressure
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Positive attitude and the ability to be proactive, resourceful and flexible
  • Strong people skills, including the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to take initiative and work with limited direction
  • Experience at a Studio, Production Company, Literary or Talent Agency

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience


About 20th Century Studios:

20th Century Studios is an Academy Award®-winning producer of feature films for both theatrical and streaming release. It is home to such iconic franchises as “Avatar,” “Alien,” “Planet of the Apes,” “Predator,” “Die Hard,” and “Kingsman” and creator of hit films including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “The Greatest Showman,” “The Martian,” and “Ford v Ferrari.” It also launched the successful “Deadpool” and “X-Men” film series. Among the studio’s current and upcoming slate are “The King’s Man,” “Death on the Nile,” “Free Guy,” “West Side Story,” and the “Avatar” sequels. Previously known as 20th Century Fox prior to becoming a part of The Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Studios is recognized for its incredible 80-year legacy. It is the studio that brought the first six “Star Wars” films to theaters, in addition to standouts from across the decades, including “Miracle on 34th Street,” “All About Eve,” “The King and I,” “The Sound of Music,” “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “The Princess Bride,” “The Abyss,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “Home Alone,” “My Cousin Vinny,” “Speed,” “Cast Away,” “Moulin Rouge!,” “Minority Report,” “Gone Girl,” and “The Revenant.”

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 Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Century Studios.

Walt Disney Pictures 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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