ASSISTANT DEVELOPMENT & TALENT-COMEDY CENTRAL

US-CA-HOLLYWOOD
Brand
Comedy Central
iCIMS ID
2017-8024

Overview and Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to two VP’s  in talent & development, including phone coverage, organizing meetings, maintaining schedules and records, making travel arrangements, and calendar management.
  • Tracking material, reading scripts and providing feedback on all submissions
  • Assist in development process for specific projects assigned to the executive
  • Maintain and distribute (as needed) all submissions and new drafts/cuts of current development projects and give constructive feedback on submissions, new drafts, and cuts to ensure executive is responding on projects in a timely manner, as well as being knowledgeable of all development and on-air projects
  • Strong administrative phone skills – answering phones and taking detailed messages, setting up conference calls, maintaining the phone sheet, rolling calls and keeping a professional and polite demeanor while utilizing discretion at all times 
  • Self-starter, team player, and efficient problem solver with the ability to anticipate the needs of the executive and team at large in a fast paced work environment 

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to adapt and work well under pressure
  • Passion for Entertainment (Film, TV, Music and the Internet) and love of comedy
  • Talent agency or management company experience preferred.  1-2 years of administrative experience is ideal.
  • Ability to be discrete and maintain confidential information
  • Familiarity with the entertainment industry and working directly with talent and talent reps.
  • Team-player who operates in a fast paced team-oriented setting and is enthusiastic about assisting others when needed
  • Ability to anticipate needs and generate potential alternative solutions to issues as they arise.
  • Understanding of how to prioritize and respond accordingly.
  • Must have strong communication skills, ability to manage and prioritize a heavy workload and a ”can do” attitude.

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