- Department Assistant, Film

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Department Assistant, Film


Department Assistant, Film

• Emerging Level
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The Department Assistant, Film will provide administrative support to the VP, Development & Production and VP, Acquisitions & Development in the film group while also supporting general office management duties that benefit the film department as a whole.

Category Assistant 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 04, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be a team player with an energetic demeanor and a vested interest in feature film development, production and acquisitions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Proactively manage the calendar of each VP by determining priority level of meeting requests and responding accordingly to invites, both internal and external
  • Screen incoming phone calls and occasionally roll calls
  • Handle expense reports and travel arrangements as well as send submissions and track incoming/outgoing material
  • Read, organize and thoughtfully cover scripts, books and other IP for company’s consideration
  • Track industry updates, news and events on a regular basis and share updates with the department
  • Participate in department meetings while maintaining and updating department grids
  • Work closely with other assistants within the organization
Key Competencies:
  • Experience supporting executives in the entertainment industry is preferred
  • Passion for independent film, with the goal of becoming a producer or executive. Savviness in other cultural industries (tv, theatre, literature, music, current events) is also a plus
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks under tight time frames
  • A self-starter who can work both independently and function well within a team
  • Ability to form opinions on material and relay feedback
  • Demonstrate strong independent judgment and professionalism to be able to deal with stakeholders across various levels of the organization as well as external creative partners
  • Creative problem solver and team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and other digital workflow tools is important
What you’ll be a part of:
  • Break time: free snacks, winter holiday office closures, 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, in house screening rooms, more snacks, and swag
  • 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
We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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