18 days old

Executive Assistant

Discovery Communications
Los Angeles, CA 90071
  • Job Code
    114306899
  • Jobs Rated
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Discovery Communications


Executive Assistant

US-CA-Los Angeles

Job ID: 24613
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Leadership General
US-CA-Los Angeles

Overview

Provide high level executive administrative support the Chief Brand Officer – Discovery & Factual, including extremely heavy schedule and travel management, expense reports, sensitive communications, and acting as liaison to both top executives both internally and externally.



Responsibilities

1. Schedule appointments and maintain/update executive’s daily calendar.
2. Function as administrative liaison to departmental staff, other departments, external vendors, and consultants.
3. Answer telephone, screen calls, route callers, take messages, respond to internal and external inquiries, and provide routine information within the scope of authority.
4. Arrange travel itineraries and prepare travel and expense reports.
5. Coordinate and prepare meeting materials, presentations, agendas, notes, handouts, etc.
6. Research information, compile data, and provide reports and statistics.
7. Responsible for handling confidential and sensitive information.
8. Establish and maintain departmental records and files (i.e.: leave time, travel).
9. Provide data entry and clerical support (i.e.: filing, copying and faxing).
10. Responsible for the financial processes of invoices, and purchase orders.
11. Coordinate executive offsites and other corporate events
12. Assist with special projects and perform other related duties, as assigned.



Qualifications

* Excellent administrative, critical reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
* Must have significant experience and demonstrated competency in providing senior executive administrative assistance (5+ years’ experience preferred)
* Experience supporting a high-level executive in Media or a related field.
* Detailed & process oriented
* Thrive in high energy, high profile, positive, proactive, deadline driven, results oriented, client service, dynamic, and attention to detail environment.
* Collaborative team player
* Must demonstrate confidentiality and flexibility in accepting new and changing responsibilities.
* Excellent written and verbal communications skills
* Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills
* Excellent time management skills- prioritize competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
* Self-motivated, resourceful, collaborative, and a demonstrated ability to take the initiative
* Excellent work ethic and eagerness to learn
* Proficient with researching and compiling data, reports and presentations for executives
* Discrete and protect highly sensitive/confidential information
* Legal right to work in the US.
* Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
* Ability to travel when needed

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Los Angeles, California, LA, CA

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.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI114306899

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Executive Assistant</b><br/><br/>US-CA-Los Angeles<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24613<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Leadership General<br/>US-CA-Los Angeles<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Provide high level executive administrative support the Chief Brand Officer Discovery & Factual, including extremely heavy schedule and travel management, expense reports, sensitive communications, and acting as liaison to both top executives both internally and externally.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Schedule appointments and maintain/update executives daily calendar.<br />2. Function as administrative liaison to departmental staff, other departments, external vendors, and consultants. <br />3. Answer telephone, screen calls, route callers, take messages, respond to internal and external inquiries, and provide routine information within the scope of authority. <br />4. Arrange travel itineraries and prepare travel and expense reports.<br />5. Coordinate and prepare meeting materials, presentations, agendas, notes, handouts, etc.<br />6. Research information, compile data, and provide reports and statistics. <br />7. Responsible for handling confidential and sensitive information.<br />8. Establish and maintain departmental records and files (i.e.: leave time, travel).<br />9. Provide data entry and clerical support (i.e.: filing, copying and faxing). <br />10. Responsible for the financial processes of invoices, and purchase orders.<br />11. Coordinate executive offsites and other corporate events<br />12. Assist with special projects and perform other related duties, as assigned.</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Excellent administrative, critical reasoning, and problem-solving skills. <br />* Must have significant experience and demonstrated competency in providing senior executive administrative assistance (5+ years experience preferred)<br />* Experience supporting a high-level executive in Media or a related field. <br />* Detailed & process oriented<br />* Thrive in high energy, high profile, positive, proactive, deadline driven, results oriented, client service, dynamic, and attention to detail environment. <br />* Collaborative team player<br />* Must demonstrate confidentiality and flexibility in accepting new and changing responsibilities. <br />* Excellent written and verbal communications skills<br />* Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills<br />* Excellent time management skills- prioritize competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment <br />* Self-motivated, resourceful, collaborative, and a demonstrated ability to take the initiative<br />* Excellent work ethic and eagerness to learn<br />* Proficient with researching and compiling data, reports and presentations for executives<br />* Discrete and protect highly sensitive/confidential information<br />* Legal right to work in the US.<br />* Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)<br />* Ability to travel when needed</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Los Angeles, California, LA, CA</span></p>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. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/KMOX8AhP4EMrTpG7iG4AM"> <p>PI114306899</p>

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