• Executive Assistant I

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    ID
    2019-12969
    Company
    Paramount Pictures
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar, Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount’s film legacy. Paramount Pictures Television’s 13 Reasons Why, The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount’s passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of Viacom, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.

     

    As the Executive Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of all executive work supporting the EVP WW Acquisitions.

    • Maintaining and organizing active daily schedules
    • Scheduling complex meetings
    • Prepares PowerPoint presentations and slides
    • Performs internal and external distribution of agreements and correspondence
    • Composes and generates letters and memos; proofreading and editing on documents prepared by supervisor
    • Liaises with internal departments and external entities as needed
    • Answers phones, order supplies, photocopies material, distributes and routes incoming and outgoing mail that may include large distribution lists
    • Arranges travel and generates expense reports
    • Prioritizes tasks and project deliverables to ensure daily activities are handled in a timely manner

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Minimum two years equivalent work experience
    • Proficient with Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Additional Qualifications

    • Agency experience preferred
    • Interest or prior experience in Film Acquisitions/Production Festivals/Markets, or Independent Film
    • Ability to be adept at multi-tasking, prioritizing, and managing projects in a fast paced and exciting environment
    • Superior communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to work with staff, internal and external contacts (including production staff, outside vendors and partner company representatives) and senior management
    • Ability to handle confidential materials and issues
    • Strong resourcefulness and sound judgment

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