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Executive Assistant

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7122793620220515 Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Sep. 20, 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:


The Services & Data Engineering team at Disney Streaming (Hulu/Disney+/ESPN+), is seeking an Administrative Assistant who will directly support the SVP of SDE. This role will assist in managing the day-to-day actions and schedule of the SVP, coordinating scheduling, processing expense reports, liaising between departments, planning and executing team events, and making travel itineraries and plans. The right person for this role is capable of achieving results in a dynamic, constantly changing environment, has a high level of self-awareness and confidentiality, and jumps at the opportunity to tackle new challenges. If you are someone who has outstanding organizational skills, is able to anticipate needs and actively problem-solve, then this is a great role for you. 

What you'll do

  • Manage SVP’s calendar, phone calls, travel arrangements, expense reports, and other administrative tasks to ensure the SVP’s efficiency is maximized.

  • Help facilitate regular internal and external meetings and take notes for the SVP to ensure that business goals and timelines are being met and implemented

  • Help prepare meeting materials and track internal projects when requested.

  • Provide light administrative support to SVP direct reports

  • Work with the Director of Strategic Operations of the SDE org to coordinate team events across geographies. Play a prominent role in helping morale remain high and making the office a fun environment.

  • Use incredibly strong written and verbal communication skills to work with individuals across the business

What to bring

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, challenging environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Strong proficiency in all Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)

  • “Get it done” and “can-do” attitude 

  • Be able to make decisions and execute quickly and efficiently, picking up new skills when necessary

  • Have maturity to handle confidential information and serve as representative of the SVP, Disney Streaming, and Disney at large

  • High emotional intelligence and self-awareness

  • Proven skills at building and maintaining relationships


  • Work experience in or knowledge of the technology and entertainment industries

Just like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows, Disney Streaming embraces diversity and this is an inclusive environment. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. Disney Streaming and Hulu are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants if needed during the interview process. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology 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.

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