Administrative Assistant

Posted: 12/8/2018

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted content for all media platforms. Its robust slate of programming includes: the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama “Mr. Robot,” the Golden Globe nominated “The Sinner,” “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G,” “The Purge” and “Suits” for USA Network; “The Umbrella Academy” for Netflix; “Homecoming” for Amazon; “Dirty John” for Bravo; “Happy!,” “The Magicians” and “Channel Zero” for SYFY; “Impulse” for YouTube Red; and “The Arrangement” for E!. UCP’s content library also features critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy award-winning “Monk” as well as “Battlestar Galactica” and “Psych.” UCP is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.

ROLE PURPOSE:
Universal Cable Productions (UCP) is looking for an Administrative Assistant to cover the desk of the VP, Current Programming. This assistant may support an additional executive in the future.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Constant daily communication between various show departments, networks, production, publicity, talent representation and internally amongst the Current team
  • Generates weekly department status report
  • Handles all calendar scheduling and phone coverage
  • Obtains and prepares meeting materials
  • Manages department interns
  • Script coverage
  • Maintains submission & sample logs
  • Maintains and manages all programming-related material
  • Manages expense reports and coordinates executives’ travel
  • Other general administrative duties including: answering telephones, copying and filing
  • Cover for other assistants as needed
  • Perform other related duties as required by management


  • Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 1 year of prior experience in television
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, and Photoshop
  • Proficiency with Mac and PC computers

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume via www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must be willing to work overtime

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Administrative experience at an agency, network, studio or on television productions
  • Experience handling a high volume desk
  • Excellent phone manner, administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Must be a flexible & personable self-starter
  • Must be detail-oriented with the ability to interface with the creative community as well as all levels of NBCU personnel
  • Positive work ethic and high degree of integrity and professionalism

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

    NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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