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Executive Assistant, Global Communications & Marketing Strategy

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10011713 Location Washington, DC, United States Business National Geographic Date posted Apr. 20, 2021

Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Executive Assistant provides administrative support for the EVP Global Communications & Marketing Strategy including scheduling, travel arrangements, and compiling necessary materials for meetings in advance. Must maintain confidential information and documents. The Executive Assistant will also serve as office manager overseeing Communications budget, monitoring expenses, processing invoices, coordinating contracts with vendors, onboarding new employees and liaising with all other team members on behalf of the EVP.  Finally, the Executive Assistant will also help the director of awards with awards submissions and other support.    

Responsibilities:

  • Manage calendar and organize meetings, acting as the main point of contact for anyone needing to reach or meet with the Chief Communications Officer.  Also arrange travel for EVP as needed.
  • Assist in the preparation for meetings by compiling necessary materials in advance. Maintain confidentiality of documents and information.
  • Oversee budget, monitoring departmental expenditures, process invoices, and coordinate contracts with vendors.
  • Onboard new employees in Communications Dept.
  • Handle special projects assigned by EVP while prioritizing conflicting needs.
  • Awards support.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Two years of budget experience.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Experience handling budgets.
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to build rapport quickly and engage collaboratively with individuals at all levels.

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, 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.

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