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Executive Assistant

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10001
  • Job Code
    113092423
  • Jobs Rated
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Discovery Communications


Executive Assistant

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 24117
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Programming & Production
US-NY-New York City

Overview

Discovery is actively seeking an executive assistant for the president of HGTV. The executive assistant is responsible for coordinating schedules, arranging meetings, and providing administrative support to the supervisor and department by performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, booking travel and scheduling meetings & conference calls and preparing presentations for meetings. This position will be located in New York.



Responsibilities

1. Manage and maintain supervisor and department schedules
2. Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software
3. Read and review incoming memos, submissions, and reports in order to determine their significance and plan their distribution
4. Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including email
5. Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries
6. Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies
7. Make travel arrangements for supervisor and department staff
8. Answer phones for multiple people
9. Prepare presentations for meetings



Qualifications

* BS/BA in related discipline and at least 5-8 years of experience in related field
* Applies basic functional/technical and business knowledge of the organization's operations, methods, and practices
* Learns and applies foundational information/concepts in area of practice
* Ability to adapt work pace and priorities in order to meet deadlines and goals
* Proficient working with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook
* Strong PC background, with demonstrated proficiency with Windows and Mac
* Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly
* Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Must be able to work collaboratively with team members
* Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups
* Employees will also perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

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.

PI113092423

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Executive Assistant</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24117<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Programming & Production<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Discovery is actively seeking an executive assistant for the president of HGTV. The executive assistant is responsible for coordinating schedules, arranging meetings, and providing administrative support to the supervisor and department by performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, booking travel and scheduling meetings & conference calls and preparing presentations for meetings. This position will be located in New York.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Manage and maintain supervisor and department schedules <br />2. Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software <br />3. Read and review incoming memos, submissions, and reports in order to determine their significance and plan their distribution <br />4. Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including email <br />5. Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries<br />6. Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies <br />7. Make travel arrangements for supervisor and department staff <br />8. Answer phones for multiple people <br />9. Prepare presentations for meetings</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* BS/BA in related discipline and at least 5-8 years of experience in related field<br />* Applies basic functional/technical and business knowledge of the organization's operations, methods, and practices <br />* Learns and applies foundational information/concepts in area of practice <br />* Ability to adapt work pace and priorities in order to meet deadlines and goals <br />* Proficient working with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook <br />* Strong PC background, with demonstrated proficiency with Windows and Mac<br />* Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly <br />* Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment <br />* Excellent written and verbal communication skills <br />* Must be able to work collaboratively with team members <br />* Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups <br />* Employees will also perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned <br />* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">New York City, New York, NYC, NY</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/ADLGA1fO8kWpTEmjhMDRm"> <p>PI113092423</p>

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