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Assistant, Media Relations

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10009574 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FX Networks Date posted Nov. 21, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

The FX Networks Media Relations team is seeking a dynamic Assistant to provide administrative support for two Directors, as well as the larger department where needed. The ideal candidate will have impeccable attention to detail, be able to work effectively in an extremely fast paced environment and possess exemplary interpersonal skills. We are looking for someone who loves our content as much as we do and has their finger on the pulse of what’s happening in our industry. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to two Directors by answering phones, organizing meetings and keeping notes, maintaining schedules and records, arranging travel, as well as processing expense reports.
  • Assist the overall department where needed, which may include: couriering/overnighting packages, organizing archives and storage, executing press mailers, creating contact lists, pitching lists and talent itineraries.
  • Attend and work all FX events by organizing the press line, handling guest check in and escorting talent. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field is mandatory, minimum of 1 year of administrative experience is preferred (including internships). 
  • Strong verbal communication skills are required with the ability to handle stressful situations and various personalities diplomatically.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required.
  • This position demands confidentiality and ability to work well with senior executives, talent and media personnel. 
  • Must be able to work some nights and weekends as needed to assist with events.
  • Genuine interest in media and entertainment.

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 FX Networks:

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

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 FX Networks, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.

FX Networks, LLC 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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