The Walt Disney Company Content Development Assistant in China

We have an opportunity for a Content Development Assistant, with a passion and knowledge for a career in the field of live action production, to work with our local content team in Shanghai, China.


Responsibilities :

  • Occasional script analysis required (breakdown sets, cast & location)

  • Works directly with production companies to manage information flow between studio & production, including day-to-day updates during set up and production

  • Participate in creative decision making both in development and physical production

  • Read scripts to understand production implications and work with executives to develop a plan, a budget, and a schedule

As an admin assistant role, work with VP and the whole team to:

  • Receive incoming calls with good and professional manner and take message

  • Schedule appointments as required

  • Manage China production team working space including office supplies ordering, payment process, etc

  • Travel arrangement for the team including flights, hotels, local transportations etc.

  • Proceed T&E for the team and place POs when required through SAP system


Basic Qualifications :

  • Familiarity with Content Production. On set experience a plus.

  • Computer skills, familiarity with Production scheduling and Budgeting programs a plus

  • Strong assistant skills a must (phones, calendar, contacts). Ability to resolve routine issues and raise complex issues to management.

  • Bilingual or native speaking proficiency in English and Mandarin required.

  • Ability to work with highly confidential material

  • Effective communicator, both verbally and written

  • Excellent online material/data-mining skill with strong knowledge on digital/technology usage

  • Ability to be proactive, resourceful and flexible.

  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimum supervision

  • Demonstrated ability to work with others, both in a supervisory role and as a collaborative team player

  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines, make preliminary decisions and change course of action quickly.

  • Detail oriented with the ability to work well under pressure and maintain professionalism and service orientation.

  • Strong organizational and follow-thru skills, keeping manager informed on completed tasks and status of current tasks at hand.

Job ID: 534345BR

Location: ,China

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)