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Film, TV, & Corporate

Assistant, Franchise Development & Licensing

Santa Monica, Los Angeles Film, TV, & Corporate
Skydance is looking for an Assistant to support the SVP, Business Development & Franchise at our studio.  This entry-level role at Skydance is for you if you have an interest in and desire to learn about franchising, consumer products and licensing, and business-development!
The Assistant will work with the SVP, Business Development & Franchise to handle the daily management of workflows, including relationship management, schedule oversight, internal team communications, logistical planning for meetings, and strategic projects. 
The person in the role should be highly organized, self-motivated and hold deep pride in their work. A passion for video games is a must and a love of storytelling, fandom and traditional entertainment is highly desired. This role requires clear, concise and routine communication around multiple projects in development at any time. #Media


  • Provide day-to-day administrative support by handling correspondence, managing calendars, arranging calls and Zoom meetings, coordinating team events, and support for other administrative tasks
  • Attends meetings/functions as needed or requested, taking detailed notes/minutes, and disseminating as appropriate
  • Keep track of a to do list and monitor reminders/due dates
  • Collaborates with department executives on presentation creation and support
  • Create, modify, and review materials, correspondence, reports, presentations, spreadsheets, and various other documents
  • Assist in the development of presentation materials using PowerPoint and other tools, and coordinating the compilation of the presentation from multiple contributors
  • Act as a liaison with internal departments, its leadership team, and balance their needs with internal stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively and manage relationships with external vendors over email, Slack, or other messaging system
  • Handle confidential information that requires total discretion
  • Complete and process expense reports for executive
  • Conduct research as requested, including but not limited to market and industry research, technology research, etc.
  • Requirements

  • 1-2 years of experience in administrative support, operations, or office management role
  • Must have a strong interest in the tech and/or gaming industry
  • Self-starter personality with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously is a must
  • Team oriented, collaborative and highly detail oriented
  • Ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid understanding of confidentiality and discretion
  • Demonstrable expertise in MS Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Zoom video conferencing; understanding of basic technological language and proficiency in both Mac and PC products a plus
  • Previously used any project management or task tracking software such as Airtable, Jira, Asana, Clickup, Trello, Todoist, etc.
  • Experience using Box or other cloud-based document storage 
  • Prior work experience in a marketing, operations, or production environment – and in an industry such as video games, animation, film, or television is a plus
  • Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.  

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