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Executive Assistant, Scripted Content & Documentary Films

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10009952 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business National Geographic Date posted Nov. 21, 2019


Executive Assistant to support the EVP, Scripted Content and Documentary Films at National Geographic. Recent scripted projects include: Genius Seasons 1 and 2,The Hot Zone, upcoming Genius: Aretha Franklin and The Right Stuff.  Recent documentary films include: Oscar winner Free Solo, The Cave, Sea of Shadows and upcoming Rebuilding Paradise directed by Ron Howard. This individual will be ultra-organized, be able to identify priorities, have a flexible mindset, be an effective communicator, able to anticipate vs. react, and handle confidential information with discretion in a fast-paced environment.


  • Answering and rolling calls, greeting guests, scheduling meetings and meals, coordinating and maintaining appointments/meetings, maintaining files, and coordinating all other special projects.
  • Act as liaison with other internal NatGeo departments in Washington, D.C. and New York, and external contacts to execute assignments and represent the executive in a professional and efficient manner.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements (domestic and international) and other administrative duties related to office expenses (i.e. processing travel and expense reports, filing, etc.) for EVP and 2 VP's.
  • Assist with departmental projects and events as needed. Help track and log scripted submissions. Give feedback on submissions and other creative material ass needed.  Help coordinate special projects, including creating presentations and documents using PowerPoint and Word. 
  • Act as office manager – keep track of and order office supplies and run point on any IT issues in the office. Coordinate any mail, filing and copying needs in the office.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in an office environment handling administrative duties in the entertainment business, preferably at a talent agency.
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required. 
  • Must be highly detail-oriented.
  • Must be professional, cheerful, a team player and skilled at creating professional relationships over the phone and in person.
  • Ability to be adaptive and effective in a quickly changing, fast-paced 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 National Geographic:

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 131 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.

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 National Geographic Partners, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call National Geographic.

National Geographic Partners, 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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