Administrative Assistant, UCP Development

Posted: 5/22/2019

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


The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the EVP, Development & Current at Universal Content Productions (UCP) and serve as office liaison communicating with internal NBCU divisions as well as the external business and creative community. This position has the potential to support an additional executive in the future. Responsibilities:
  • General administrative duties including answering telephones, scheduling, copying, filing, and planning travel arrangements for executives
  • Track submissions, update script log, gather competitive information and keep competitive grid current
  • Compile weekend read for the department, plus read and participate in scripts discussion
  • Update weekly development report and have a solid knowledge of doing a powerpoint presentation
  • Cover for other assistants as needed
  • Perform other related duties as required by management


  • Basic Qualifications:

    - Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 1 year of work administrative experience
    - Minimum of 1 year of experience with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

    Additional Job Requirements:

    - Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    - Must be willing to work in Universal City
    - Willingness to travel and work overtime

    - Minimum of 1 year in an administrative capacity at an Agency or studio experience highly preferred
    - Passion for TV development
    - Strong writing skills
    - Experience working in a fast-paced environment
    - Detail-oriented and have excellent organizational and people skills
    - Flexible, personable, self-starter and extremely detail-oriented with the ability to interface with the creative community as well as all levels of NBCU staff
    - Ability to work well with others and collaborate across the organization to achieve goals

    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.

    Universal Content 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

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