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Administrative Assistant, Current Programming


Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Administrative Assistant, Current Programming

Jobid 23768-378927

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 35580BR

**Job Title** Administrative Assistant, Current Programming

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** UCP

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across media platforms for domestic and international distribution. In the U.S., UCP’s programming can be seen across various networks including the Golden Globe award-winning drama “Mr. Robot,” “Colony,” “Playing House,” “Royal Pains” and “Suits” on USA Network; “The Magicians,” “12 Monkeys,” “Hunters” and “Killjoys” on Syfy; “Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce” on Bravo; “The Royals,” on E!; “Difficult People,” on Hulu; and “Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome” on Machinima Prime/YouTube and Syfy. UCP’s content library includes critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning “Monk” as well as “Psych” and “Battlestar Galactica.” Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.

**Career Level** Entry-Level

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City



Universal Cable Productions (UCP) is looking for an Administrative Assistant to cover the desks of the VP, Current Programming and the Director of Current Programming.


+ 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 for both Executives

+ 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 computersEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume via to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

+ Must be willing to work overtime

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics:

+ Administrative experience at an agency, network, studio or on television productions

+ Excellent phone manner, administrative and organizational skills

+ Strong writing, organizational, and communication skills

+ Be flexible, personable, self-starter and detail-oriented with the ability to interface with the creative community as well as all levels of NBCU personnel

+ Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task

+ Experience handling a high volume desk

+ Positive work ethic and high degree of integrity and professionalism

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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