Disney ABC Television Group Administrative Assistant in Burbank, California

Responsible for daily support to the SVP, Drama Development, the successful candidate will proactively manage all of the administrative operations of the executive’s office. This is an ideal opportunity for a self-starter who would like to grow their administrative experience and expand their knowledge of Network Drama Development.

Responsibilities :

  • Manage heavy call volume, roll calls, and efficiently and effectively handle inquiries on behalf of the SVP’s office

  • Manage smooth daily operations of the SVP’s calendar and activity, being mindful and responsive to deadlines and priorities

  • Set busy calendar of meetings and notes per executive’s daily priorities; monitor deadlines and keep executive apprised of intra- and inter-departmental project updates

  • Manage invitations and logistics for recurring departmental meetings and large group meetings

  • Book travel arrangements, flights, lodging, transportation, meals, etc., and prepare detailed itinerary; proactively create, submit and maintain travel & expense reports via SAP

  • Routinely respond to inquiries and field requests (from network/studio depts., agencies, producers, talent, etc.)

  • Provide additional support to other executives and department as needed

  • Handle all office administrative tasks including filing, ordering office supplies, and other special administrative projects and tasks

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 2 years of administrative experience required, preferably at an agency, network or TV production company

  • Must be self-motivated, take initiative, and take ownership for their work tasks and responsibilities

  • Highly organized with an acute attention to detail

  • Prior experience anticipating executive’s needs to optimize efficiency and effectiveness; demonstrated ability to adapt and proactively implement solutions as needed

  • Ability to successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

  • Possess outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Resourceful and sound critical thinking and judgment, while managing competing priorities

  • Values and promotes teamwork and professionalism

  • Must have general understanding of the television development process and cycles

  • Knowledge of agencies and networks

  • Must work well under pressure

  • Demonstrated organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively respond on behalf of the SVP

  • Superior attention to detail

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) required

  • Must be able to work overtime

  • Must have a passion for television and the desire for a career in TV

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the TV business

  • Experience using SAP

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Information :

Equal Opportunity Employer Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job ID: 458188BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Disney ABC Television Group