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Development & Production/Admin Assistant (ID)

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

This role performs high level business administration duties for two senior executives and provides support for day-to-day departmental operations for their departments. Oversees and manages the offices of the SVP Production & Development to include coordination of busy calendars, travel, expenses, meetings and phones. In addition, provide administrative support as needed for the MIDAS Development & Production divisions.


  1. Assist with the overall development and production processes throughout the entire creative and production cycles.
  2. Assist development and production departments, which includes but is not limited to: Maintain submissions to HIVE, track all projects, generate agendas and follow-up notes, create project pass letters, manage production report, digitize submissions in internal "screening room", etc.
  3. Answer two (2) phone lines, screen calls, route callers, take messages, respond to internal and external inquiries, and provide routine information within the scope of authority.
  4. Schedule, organize, and coordinate meetings; preparation, and distribution of materials, agendas, notes and handouts.
  5. Arrange presentations and conferences
  6. Arrange travel itineraries including travel, transportation and hotel arrangements, and prepare travel and expense reports.
  7. Provide administrative support for the MIDAS division including handling shipping requests, subscription requests, mail distribution, and other duties as assigned.
  8. Assist SVPs with time management/prioritization of heavy volume of meeting requests and calls.
  9. Develop systems to streamline and enhance divisional efficiency
  10. Additional duties as they arise pertaining to supporting MIDAS, i.e., organization around larger staff meetings, office moves, etc.


  1. Strong communication skills, diplomacy and writing skills are essential
  2. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize
  3. Individual that's personable and proactive
  4. Passion for the TV/entertainment industry critical
  5. Must be proficient in Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  6. Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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