Executive Assistant, Business Affairs

Viacomcbs Inc. Studio City , CA 91604

Posted 2 months ago

CBS Studios is one of the industry's leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms.

The Studio's expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing "Star Trek" universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.

Overview & Responsibilities:

CBS Studios, based in Los Angeles is currently seeking an Executive Assistant to support 2 VP's within the Business Affairs department. In this role the Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative and heavy drafting support to the partners. The ideal Assistant will have an interest within Legal or Business Affairs, be organized, detail orientated, great with follow-up and execution, have strong writing and communication skills.

Some of the day-to-day duties include, but are not limited to:

  • High volume of drafting legal contracts

  • Interface regularly with senior executives including external partners and clients critical to the development process (e.g. talent agents, producers, content distribution companies) and their Assistants, providing information as needed

  • Provide phone coverage and support other projects related to the office

  • Prepare expense reports

  • Coordinate internal and external meetings, appointments, presentations, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Excel

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong executive and organizational skills that enable you to prioritize and execute multiple prioritize seamlessly with excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to handle highly sensitive information and maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Strong social, written and communication skills to work with various networks, departments, and levels of management

  • Highly motivated and resourceful self-starter with excellent follow-through skills

  • Ability to anticipate and accurately resolve administrative issues/problems sometimes without relying on senior executives input or direction

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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