Executive Assistant, Business Development

Employer
HBO
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
HBO Executive Assistant, Business Development
Posted
Jan 31, 2019
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

 

OVERALL SUMMARY:

This Executive Assistant position assists the Senior Vice President of HBO’s New Business Development and team, working with distribution partners to identify, market and deliver the best entertainment viewing experiences our customers have ever enjoyed. This position allows visibility to how HBO distributes its content digitally on a Global basis. This role requires an individual with strong people and project management skills. But we are also looking for someone who has a genuinely curious nature, goes beyond usual approaches to solve problems, and is dedicated to the position. The role presents tremendous opportunities for growth. A successful candidate will be imaginative, a problem-solver, resilient in an environment of fast-paced change and highly collaborative. In this position, you have the chance to make a big impact while working with a diverse and dynamic group of professionals.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize and oversee business and entertainment events

  • Individual will serve as liaison to executive to communicate critical information

  • Collaborate with senior level internal and external executives for events and scheduling

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts

  • Encourage innovation and challenge business as usual

  • Promote a culture of transparency, empowerment and accountability by modeling the same

  • Customize and implement innovative and impactful solutions

  • Provide full administrative support including heavy phones, scheduling meetings, processing expense reports, and making travel arrangements

  • Ensure meeting arrangements are completed accurately and include appropriate materials, web conferencing, conference call number and catering services if required

  • Understand the business objectives of HBO and its clients by maintaining familiarity with and understanding of the telecommunications and tech industries

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 – 3 years of related experience, preferable working for a senior executive in a corporate environment

  • Interest in field of distribution and marketing preferred

  • Proven capabilities in relationship management

  • Demonstrate ability with juggling multiple assignments simultaneously without becoming easily overwhelmed

  • Manage assignments and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Strong detail-oriented organizational skills

  • Collaborative work style

  • Seek to resolve outstanding problems proactively

  • Flexible and adaptive to change

  • Strong project management and problem solving, interpersonal, writing and public speaking skills

  • Requires a high degree of initiative and professionalism

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

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