The Walt Disney Company Administrative Assistant in Burbank, California

ABC Studios seeks a qualified candidate for an Administrative Assistant to support a Director and Manager in Studio, Comedy Development.

In this role, the person will perform a variety of administrative duties including handling phone calls, travel arrangements, preparing correspondence, maintaining filing, and coordinating a busy calendar. In addition, the person will have the opportunity to read scripts, and contribute creative feedback.

Responsibilities :

  • Maintain calendar, answer busy phones, and handle travel arrangements

  • Create, maintain and organize files, contracts and other documentation

  • Prepare materials/presentations for internal/external meetings

  • Prepare general grids in Excel for reporting

  • Organize contact lists of writers, producers, creative executives and any related correspondence as needed

  • Read and watch material and provide feedback as necessary

  • Update and maintain a variety of departmental documents, status reports and charts/tracking on a daily basis

  • Contribute notes and offer creative feedback on pitches, story documents, outlines or scripts

  • Handle client contact list and correspondence with clients

  • Submit expense reports and purchasing requests for supplies

  • Provide backup support for other department executives and assistants as needed

Basic Qualifications :

  • A minimum of 1 year of previous network, studio, production company, agency or entertainment industry experience

  • Existing understanding of the television business and industry

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision

  • Working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel

  • Willingness to work overtime with short notice

  • Must be a critical thinker and solutions oriented

  • Must work well under pressure

  • Demonstrated organizational skills

  • Superior attention to detail

  • Ability to successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications :

  • SAP experience

  • Someone with a passion for television and the desire for a career in TV

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Information :

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

Job ID: 535978BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks