CBS Corporation Executive Assistant to SVP, Business Affairs in Los Angeles, California

Executive Assistant to SVP, Business Affairs

REF#: 27460

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Showtime

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT US:

With critically-acclaimed and award-winning hits that include BILLIONS, THE AFFAIR, HOMELAND, RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX, SHAMELESS, DEXTER®, HOUSE OF LIES, EPISODES and PENNY DREADFUL, Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) has firmly established itself as a producer and provider of quality original programming.

Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL™ and 60 MINUTES SPORTS™. SNI also owns and manages Smithsonian Channel™, through its joint venture with the Smithsonian Institution.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon and Google. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Prime Video. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®.

DESCRIPTION:

Provides high-level support to SVP of Business Affairs and either VP or SVP of Business Affairs to be hired shortly

Responsibilities:

Individual will provide administrative support to Senior Vice President including answering phones, taking messages, maintaining calendar, managing incoming and outgoing mail/packages, maintaining files, and providing good judgment in monitoring and prioritizing information flow throughout the day.

Candidate will provide feedback internally and externally of changes in schedule and meetings throughout the day; Arrange and prepare for meetings, conference calls, and videoconferences; Coordinate all travel arrangements, prepare and submit expense reports. Candidate will also assist in routing materials in a timely fashion through necessary departments.

The individual will work closely with the finance department in arranging for payments to licensors and others and obtaining necessary and appropriate paperwork to do so.

Individual should possess an overall knowledge of departmental protocol, including guidelines for distribution of documents and organization of files. The individual will be required to cultivate strong relationships within the department and with other departments.

Other critical skills required include familiarity with contract and legal terminology. May be required to write preliminary drafts of memos and correspondence.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as an Executive Assistant in a fast paced environment, preferably in the entertainment industry.

College degree preferred.

The ideal candidate must: Project professional demeanor and exercise sound judgment at all times in all written and verbal correspondence; Be proactive and detail-oriented; Be able to multi-task, work independently and maintain deadlines. Possess strong computer skills (Word, Excel, and Outlook); Have flexibility for overtime.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled