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Discovery Communications, Inc

Executive Assistant

Discovery Communications, Inc - Los Angeles, CA

Position Summary
Oversee and manage the executive\u2019s office to include coordination of department administrative support.
1. Answer telephone, screen calls, route callers, take messages, respond to internal and external inquiries, and provide routine information within the scope of authority. 2. Schedule, organize, and coordinate meetings, including travel, transportation and hotel arrangements, coordination, preparation, and distribution of materials, agendas, and notes, handouts. 3. Type and compose letters, forms, procedures, contracts, proposals, and other documents and correspondence, as appropriate.4. Arrange travel itineraries and prepare travel and expense reports, purchase orders, and check request 5. Prepare presentations, including annual budget presentation. 6. Monitor monthly expenses, reconcile budget, and refer discrepancies for resolution. 7. Schedule executive's appointments, maintain and update supervisor's daily calendar. 8. Serve as lead administrator within Discovery\u2019s Marketing team, coordinating with other departmental executive and administrative assistants to provide support for the entire department.9. Other duties as assigned.
* Bachelor's degree in a related field of study or an equivalent combination of skills, training, and experience is preferred.* Three to five years\u2019 administrative experience.* Must be proficient in Windows, Lotus Notes, Calendar Creator, Organizer, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and database management.* Candidate must be articulate, detail-oriented, and have strong follow up, organizational and administrative management skills. * Candidate must also demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and an ability to manage multiple assignments under tight deadlines.* Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills required.* Ability to initiate and follow-through on tasks independently \u2013 strong self-starter who will take charge and provide support to executives in an efficient manner.* Ability to multitask, assess priorities and maintain composure and diplomacy at all times.* Discovery experience a significant plus \u2013 knowledge of internal company processes and departments a key attribute.* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.

9 days 8 hours ago

Discovery Communications, Inc

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Location: Los Angeles, CA

Company Profile:
Discovery Networks International (DNI) operates one of the most extensive international television businesses in the media industry, delivering quality content designed to inform, entertain and inspire the world. Reaching over 1.6 billion cumulative subscribers in 224 countries and territories, Discovery delivers global appeal and local relevance, connecting with diverse audiences by providing context for the ever-changing world.