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Administrative Assistant

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10009929 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business 20th Century Fox Television Date posted Nov. 21, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

TV Business Affairs Assistant

The TV Business Affairs Assistant will provide administrative support primarily to the VP of Business Affairs and will also be responsible for ensuring timely receipt of contracts for Fox Productions.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Answer calls, send emails, and assist in distribution of agreements/documentation to executives on a regular basis.
  • Schedule meetings and conference calls, create meeting agendas and circulates meeting materials, manage expense reports, and arrange mail, messenger and UPS/FedEx packages.
  • Assist in initial drafts of deal memos and other agreements; draft routine letters and other correspondence, and review and edit prepared documents for formatting and accuracy.
  • Work closely with Production, Business Affairs and Music to confirm on-time delivery of waivers, contracts and legal agreements based on production schedules.
  • Daily communication of status of production and recording schedules across multiple departments.
  • Coordinate production schedule tracking for all releases, to ensure accuracy and signed agreements are in place.
  • Maintain and administer filing system and information relating to the status of agreements, including keeping extensive status charts and coordinating the information with other internal departments and external stakeholders.
  • Deliver agreements for execution by parties and assist in monitoring dates of legal significance (e.g., options and expiration's)
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; JD or MBA (or an interest in potentially obtaining a JD or MBA in the future) a “plus,” but not required.
  • Administrative Support experience within an Agency or Business/Legal Affairs Department preferred. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Must be extremely resourceful and effective at maintaining a high level of confidentiality in terms of the dissemination of information/communication within the department as well as externally
  • Proven ability to manage and organize multiple projects, frequently changing priorities in a deadline driven environment. 
  • Interest in learning the TV business and avid love/knowledge of the entertainment industry preferred.

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 Century Fox Television:

Twentieth Century Fox 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.

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 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Century Fox Television.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation 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.

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

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