Executive Assistant - Community Engagement & Development

Walt Disney Co. New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

WABC-TV is looking for an Executive Assistant to the VP, Community Engagement and Development. The ideal candidate must have experience in supporting executives and have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. This successful candidate will also have the opportunity to assist other executives and collaborate with other departments within WABC.

As the executive assistant, you would be key member of a dynamic, fast-paced team that aligns community outreach efforts with news, programing, marketing, and talent with cause-related events and campaigns.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage, optimize, and prioritize the management of your VP's agenda

  • Prepare, organize, and facilitate meetings and travel

  • Receive and filter telephone calls

  • Coordinate information, interface, and actions between the VP and the various internal and external interlocutors

  • Ensure communication flows through email management

  • Manage budget monitoring of the Cost Center within the VP's department

  • Coordinate group meetings, activities, and events

  • Work on special projects as needed

  • Oversee station tours

  • Interface directly with senior executives and their support teams your ability to work well with people on all levels is a very important part of your job

  • Perform general office responsibilities as required

  • Draft letters and emails on behalf of your leaders

  • Help manage the Emma Bowen Internship Program

  • Supervise all versions of the Community Calendar on all platforms

  • Assist with video projects in digital and social spaces

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years supporting a Vice President and/or equivalent experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines/deliverables

  • Very strong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail

  • Desire to immerse yourself fully in and learn all aspects of your executive's business

  • A calm head and steady hand to deal with the unexpected

  • A strong work ethic and desire to truly be helpful to your leaders and co-workers, to go the extra mile without being asked

  • Some flexibility in your schedule

  • A highly professional demeanor, positive outlook, and a can-do attitude.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong video editing skills (Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid)

  • Experience at The Walt Disney Company or large public corporation

Responsibilities:

  • Manage, optimize, and prioritize the management of your VP's agenda

  • Prepare, organize, and facilitate meetings and travel

  • Receive and filter telephone calls

  • Coordinate information, interface, and actions between the VP and the various internal and external interlocutors

  • Ensure communication flows through email management

  • Manage budget monitoring of the Cost Center within the VP's department

  • Coordinate group meetings, activities, and events

  • Work on special projects as needed

  • Oversee station tours

  • Interface directly with senior executives and their support teams your ability to work well with people on all levels is a very important part of your job

  • Perform general office responsibilities as required

  • Draft letters and emails on behalf of your leaders

  • Help manage the Emma Bowen Internship Program

  • Supervise all versions of the Community Calendar on all platforms

  • Assist with video projects in digital and social spaces

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years supporting a Vice President and/or equivalent experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines/deliverables

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong video editing skills (Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid)

  • Experience at The Walt Disney Company or large public corporation

About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, WDT includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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