Contract Job

Team Assistant, Unscripted Television

Entertainment One

London, United Kingdom 11-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Team Assistant, Unscripted Television (6 month FTC)


Reporting to the SVP Production & Operations, the Team Assistant is a key member of our vibrant London based development and production team. The role has two parts, the first is supporting the joint EVPs and SVP Production & Operations in the day-to-day business administration e.g. coordinating diaries, scheduling meetings, processing expenses. Alongside this the Team Assistant will have the opportunity to assist in the production of pilot programmes, run-throughs and other development and production activities. The role will provide insight into unscripted TV development and production with the opportunity to learn valuable skills and experience readily transferable into a career in production.

Key Responsibilities:
• Assisting the two London based EVPs, Unscripted Television with the day-to-day running of the business, including but not limited to diary management, liaising with broadcasters, buyers and talent management to schedule meetings, processing expenses, organising and updating the development slate
• Assisting the EVPs, SVP Production & Operations and Head of Production with the administration of the business such as maintaining the development database, production spreadsheets, desk requirements
• Booking travel and accommodation when necessary
• Arranging hospitality and providing teas/coffee/water and lunches for meetings.
• To deal with internal and external queries and to take messages or direct queries as appropriate.
• To build and maintain working relationships with other Assistants across the Business and within the industry.
• To assist the SVP Production & Operations and Head of Production, as required, with respect to Company-wide administrative initiatives, e.g. accommodation, folder structure, storage, archiving, recycling, core systems and IT queries.
• To assist with communication with Facilities on 'office management' issues for Label.
• To liaise with SVP Production & Operations, Head of Production and Production Managers to maintain desk / space plans and provide regular updates to the SVP/HoP and/or Facilities

Key Competencies/Experience:
• Excellent organisational and communication skills
• Demonstrates integrity when dealing with confidential information and material.
• Ability to analyse information and good visual presentation skills for documents
• A keen and genuine interest in of unscripted television
• Strong communications skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Good IT skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Ability to work to deadlines

What you'll be a part of:
Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
Break time: free snacks and reduced hours in summer
Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because
Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events
The office: modern facilities and in-house screening rooms
Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.
Grow: develop your career and shape your future

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmw756-54-227-97-219-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.