Executive Assistant, Business Affairs (Disney Branded Television)Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10029981 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney General Entertainment Content Date posted Nov. 03, 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.
Disney TV Animation is seeking an Executive Assistant to support the VP, Business Affairs, and other Business Affairs Executives. This role may also provide occasional departmental administrative support, as needed. The Assistant will be a key member of a fast-paced team that makes deals to develop, produce, and license content for Disney+, Disney Channel, and Disney Junior.
Manage phone calls, written correspondence and emails and facilitate execution and distribution of various talent, development, and series agreements
Schedule internal and external meetings and calls, and understand the day’s priorities for the best use of time
Interface directly with other executives and their support teams
Draft letters, emails, memos, reports, spreadsheets, short form agreements, and other related correspondence
Review contracts and assist in preparing/redlining/editing/proofing of documents
Prepare expense reports, make travel arrangements, organize and file
Handle confidential, sensitive information, remembering that Disney is a publicly traded company
Compile and curate status, tracking, and summary reports
Research past projects and credits of actors, directors, producers, and writers
Mentor and train other support professionals in hard skills like computer programs and soft skills like teamwork
1+ years of professional administrative experience or equivalent internship experience
Sharp written and verbal communication skills – particularly phone skills and email etiquette
Strong proficiency with computers, phones, and office equipment, as well as mastery of Microsoft Office programs and working in a Windows environment
A calm head and steady hand to deal with the unexpected
“EQ” skills to build bridges, forge alliances, and encourage people to want to work with you
Complete reliability handling confidential, often highly sensitive information
Motivation to be helpful to your leaders and co-workers, to go the extra mile without being asked
Very strong organizational and time management skills and extreme attention to detail
A highly professional demeanor, positive outlook, and a can-do attitude
Administrative experience working in either business affairs or legal affairs at a studio, network, talent agency, management company, or entertainment law firm
Experience with Salesforce-type databases and apps as well as SAP/Concur
Experience with managing execution of documents (e.g. DocuSign)
Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience
About Disney General Entertainment Content:
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 Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business we call Disney General Entertainment Content.
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.