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Executive Assistant, Development (Disney TV Animation)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 982031BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Television Animation Date posted May 24, 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:

This position supports the SVP, Animation Development for Disney Branded Television at Disney Television Animation, with additional high-level Development Department support. The primary focus of the job is heavy administration and scheduling in a vibrate, creative, talent friendly environment. The ideal candidate loves to solve problems, creates a friendly and inclusive atmosphere, is self-motivated and able to anticipate and manage shifting priorities with ease. A passion for family content and animation is a must!


  • Manage high volume scheduling
  • Draft, review, and send communications on behalf of company executive(s)
  • Organize and prepare for meetings, including gathering documents and attending to logistics of meetings (virtual and in person)
  • Answer and respond to emails, phone calls, communicate messages and information to the executive in a timely manner
  • Preparing decks for internal and external creative presentations, including editing clips and mocking up creative materials
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and Itineraries
  • Update department project reports, talent lists, pitch logs and overall organization of all development materials on server
  • Facilitate communication between team members
  • Reading, analyzing and distributing incoming memos and submissions
  • Reviewing pitches, books and scripts and providing coverage, as requested

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience as an administrative assistant, entertainment, network or talent agency experience preferred
  • Able to communicate with professionalism with all levels of executives, management, and staff, including high-level entertainment industry talent, agents, vendors, and with a diverse set of personalities and work styles
  • Self-motivated, highly organized and excellent follow through skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with a high level of detail and accuracy
  • Must be creative minded, innovative, solutions-oriented and efficient
  • Demonstrated ability to connect and partner well with others and build strong, effective relationships
  • Ability to transition between multiple offices and make department supply/lunch runs
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Apple Keynote and Final Draft

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in media, film or theatre, or equivalent work experience

About Disney Television Animation:

Disney Television Animation loves characters. Characters reveal our deepest emotions and what it means to be human… even if you're an animated duck, mouse, muppet, lion, boy or girl. Are you the type of character that loves animation and wants to be part of the team that makes the magic happen? Disney Television Animation, an integral part of The Walt Disney Company, creates many of the company's most beloved animated shows. 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 Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business we call Disney Television Animation.

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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