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The Walt Disney Company

Administrative Assistant, Drama Development (ABC Signature)

Job Summary:

ABC Studios seeks a qualified Administrative Assistant candidate to support a VP and Manager on their Drama Development team.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and organize heavy calendar scheduling, multiple phone lines and book travel arrangements
  • Proactively submit expense reports and purchasing requests for supplies
  • Update and maintain departmental charts and reports, logging staff submissions
  • 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
  • Provide additional support to other executives and department as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years of previous administrative assistant experience in a high-volume, fast-paced entertainment desk at a studio, network, production company, agency, or management company
  • General understanding of the television development process and cycles
  • Knowledge of agencies and networks
  • Ensures smooth office operations by anticipating both executives’ needs and taking action as needed
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to work overtime with short notice
  • 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
  • Someone with a passion for television and the desire for a career in TV
  • Working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of scripted development experience
  • SAP experience

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

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