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Assistant to the President, Features

Santa Monica, Los Angeles Film, TV, & Corporate
Skydance Media is looking for an experienced administrative professional to support its President of Feature Film. The ideal candidate will have previous experience supporting a high-volume desk within a complex and multi-faceted organization and demonstrate a strong understanding of production.
 
The core responsibilities will be to provide high-level administrative support including, but not limited to, day-to-day scheduling, call rolling, contact management, note-taking, international travel coordination, and coordination on feature film projects from all stages of development through delivery. This position requires strong organizational and time management skills, the ability to work independently, excellent interpersonal skills, exemplary verbal and written communication, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal staff and external creatives. #Media

Responsibilities

  • Manages President’s calendar, schedules and coordinates meetings and appointments with both internal and external participants
  • Screens and responds to heavy incoming call volume and email correspondence
  • Maintain up-to-date contact databases
  • Arranges detailed and extensive international travel plans and itineraries
  • Compiles travel documentation and expense reports
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication with internal employees reporting directly to the President, and external stakeholders
  • Provides other administrative assistance as needed, such as file tracking and management, watermarking, and preparing submission materials, etc.
  • Must be able to read and understand important production documents and extract critical data
  • Support various research duties including, but not limited to, tracking down materials, rights, and contact information
  • Takes detailed notes of creative calls and conversations as needed
  • The ability to provide script, book coverage, and thoughts on creative materials
  • Upholds the utmost discretion and confidentiality
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of administrative experience supporting a senior executive or 3-5 years of equivalent experience
  • Production experience is a plus
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates excellent attention to detail and good judgment
  • Exemplifies the ability to interface with internal staff and external creative and production personnel, support staff, filmmakers, and talent in a highly professional manner
  • Must be highly proficient with MS software including Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Must be able to multitask, prioritize workload, anticipate tasks, and meet deadlines in a calm and organized manner
  • Must be a self-starter and proactive
  • Familiarity with industry concepts, practices, and procedures a plus; such as relevant software skills and a general understanding of development and production
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with the utmost discretion 
  • 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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