Full Time Job

Executive Assistant, Content & Inclusion


Glendale, CA 06-07-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Executive Assistant, Content & Inclusion (Disney TV Animation)

Disney Television Animation is looking for an Executive Assistant to provide administrative and departmental support for the VP of Content & Inclusion. Disney Television Animation's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion department is responsible for supporting and advancing DTVA's strategy to honor diverse perspectives by promoting equity and inclusion through learning and development, culturally resonant content, and by fostering and retaining diverse voices.

• Cover all telephone and scheduling needs for VP
• Extensive reading and script coverage
• Stay current with industry-related news and prepare competitive reports
• Book travel and process expense reports for VP
• Greet visitors and represent the team to other executives
• Be familiar with all appropriate network and studio teams in order to aid in scheduling and show support
• Attend staff meetings, participate as needed, and follow through as necessary
• Network with other assistants externally at management companies and internally throughout TWDC
• Manage special projects, events and presentations as required
• Establish relationships with current production crews and talent
• Book and track all school, panel, presentation, and industry event travel
• Schedule meetings with internal and external creative, production, and artistic talent
• Assist Events Supervisor in the set up/execution of all DEI networking mixers, panels, and presentations
• Manage DEI writer, school, and organization database
• Support the Current Series and D&I teams in creating presentation decks as needed
• Identify diverse creative talent through research and review of social media, tv and film, and other relevant content
• Attend virtual meet and greets with other overhead employees to learn about their role and responsibilities

Basic Qualifications:
• Passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives
• Knowledge of the DTVA, Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney+ brand
• Strong creative and story skills as well as strong organizational skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Pop culture knowledge and affinity for animation and family programming
• Approachable with ability to professionally interface with high level executives
• Must be able to contribute ideas in a creative group atmosphere
• Proven ability to problem-solve, prioritize, and multi-task
• Curious, resourceful and self-starter
• Adept at technology, including both Mac and PC systems
• Expert knowledge of Keynote and Microsoft Office Suites
• Entertainment internship, studio, network, production, and/or agency experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• A minimum of 1-year entertainment experience
• Assistant experience at an executive level
• Familiarity with relevant non-linear and social media platforms
• Passion and knowledge of the Disney brand

Required Education
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj9p82-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Disney Television Animation, an integral part of The Walt Disney Company, creates many of the company's most beloved animated shows. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals, we want to hear your story.