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Executive Assistant, Social Media (National Geographic Content)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10084095 Location Washington, DC, United States Business Disney Entertainment Television Date posted Mar. 28, 2024

Job Summary:

National Geographic is seeking a dynamic executive assistant who is looking to begin to establish a career in social media. As a key contributor to the team, the assistant serves a critical role as a primary point-person for the entire National Geographic Social team. You will provide best-in-class scheduling, support, organization, planning, asset management, campaign assistance and research to help keep the team and all the work being done on it, run smoothly.  

There will be an opportunity to learn about social marketing and work closely with the team to develop experience and knowledge in the space. The ideal candidate will be a strong organizer and planner with a passion for making sure things are running well.  


Provide overall administrative support for the VP, Social Media including but not limited to:

  • Scheduling meetings across multiple time zones, departments, and brands while respecting the need for flexibility and adaptability in an ever-changing environment.
  • Answer/roll calls while generating a comprehensive understanding of the industry.
  • Manage all worldwide travel arrangements and trip tracking/oversight (flight, hotel, car, meeting coordination) and all related expense management.
  • Assist other social leads with day-to-day team needs.
  • Assist with team event planning as needed.
  • Help manage agency relationships, SOWs, and budgets.
  • Work with the social marketing team as support on planning and organization.
  • Coordinate with teams across the department on schedules and planning.
  • Stay updated on social trends and platform changes.
  • Update department documentation (rollout documents, presentations, campaign plans)  
  • Assist the social title team with additional tasks as necessary as well as serve as back-up for other department assistants when needed.
  • Prepare and track expense reports.
  • Set up meetings, submit drive-on passes and various other administrative tasks.
  • Interact with a wide variety of Disney and external contacts on behalf of the executive. 
  • Handle internal and external communications with high degree of diplomacy.
  • Handle confidential and other sensitive information.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience in an administrative capacity.
  • A keen interest in social media and marketing.
  • Creative, proactive, and independent thinking.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Strong creative writing skills.
  • Effective communication skills in both verbal and written form.
  • Ability to build and manage relationships. 
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft outlook, word, excel, and keynote.
  • Knowledge of social media landscape.
  • Strong scheduling and planning abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience supporting an executive in entertainment.

About Disney Entertainment Television:

Disney Entertainment Television is a collection of renowned content brands at The Walt Disney Company creating original entertainment and news programming for the company’s streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu and Star, and its broadcast and cable networks. Its extensive portfolio is comprised of ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations, Disney Branded Television, Freeform, FX, Hulu Originals, National Geographic Content and Onyx Collective, in addition to Disney Television Studios, which include 20th Television, 20th Television Animation, ABC Signature and Walt Disney Television Alternative. Responsible for over 4,500 hours of programming a year across more than 300 programs of all genres, Disney Entertainment Television’s creative brands are at the forefront of groundbreaking storytelling, captivating audiences and generating critical acclaim. In 2023, Disney Entertainment Television’s programming excellence earned 163 Emmy® nominations across daytime, primetime, news & documentary, and children’s & family categories.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 PAY SVC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment Television.

National Geographic Partners PAY SVC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, 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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