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Administrative Assistant – Drama Development

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10012634 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business 20th Television Date posted Sep. 14, 2021

Job Summary:


20th Television

Twentieth 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, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. 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.


Administrative Assistant – Drama Development

20th Television – Disney General Entertainment Content

20th Television is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide high level administrative support 1-2 executives in Drama Development.


  • Administrative support such as answering phones, rolling calls, scheduling pitches and meetings, arranging travel and expense reporting, etc.
  • High level phone interaction with Writers, Directors, Producers, etc. 
  • Script Coverage - Reading all drafts of active projects and submissions, tracking changes and writing notes.
  • Tracking Submission status via MS Excel.
  • Staying on top of industry relationships and trends. 
  • Other duties in support of Development of projects.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film, Cinema or other related creative discipline, preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year of prior experience in an administrative capacity in a creative environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Products, specifically, Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Highly organized and strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong follow-through on all projects; ability to bring projects to timely completion.
  • Ability to operate with minimal supervision in a fast paced, demanding environment. 
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written), analytical, and relationship building skills.
  • Knowledge of Television landscape a plus.
  • Previous hands on development work a plus.
  • Interest in Drama development preferred.
  • Must have professional demeanor, be highly organized, detail oriented, and work well in high-pressure environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About 20th Television:

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 20th Television, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Television.

20th Television 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 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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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