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Administrative Assistant

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10001
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    112625570
Discovery Communications


Administrative Assistant

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 23875
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Marketing & Communications
US-NY-New York City

Overview

Discovery is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the marketing team for Food Network and Cooking Channel in New York.



Responsibilities

1. Maintain, manage and oversee the schedule for the senior vice president including heavy scheduling, meeting and travel coordination
2. Responsible for all aspects of meeting planning including booking conference rooms, ordering food/beverages, securing presentation materials, greeting guests, arranging transportation, disseminating information, etc.
3. Responsible for preparing expense reports and tracking departmental invoices
4. Manage the flow of all internal and external correspondence - answering/placing phone calls and drafting/sending emails
5. Support management with ongoing projects acting as key coordination source for projects as directed
6. Acts as point person for out of town executives visiting the New York office
7. Acts as the department liaison with Facilities, IT, Culinary and other departments
8. Order premiums, holiday gifts and mailings
9. Employee will also perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned



Qualifications

* Bachelor’s degree preferred
* Minimum 1 – 2 years of executive administrative experience in a fast-paced office environment or equivalent experience during internships preferred
* Proficient working with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, MS Outlook
* Attention to detail, accuracy
* Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly
* Must demonstrate confidentiality and flexibility in accepting new and changing responsibilities and be a proactive problem solver
* Must have the legal right to work in the Unites States

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI112625570

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Administrative Assistant</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 23875<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Marketing & Communications<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Discovery is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the marketing team for Food Network and Cooking Channel in New York.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Maintain, manage and oversee the schedule for the senior vice president including heavy scheduling, meeting and travel coordination<br />2. Responsible for all aspects of meeting planning including booking conference rooms, ordering food/beverages, securing presentation materials, greeting guests, arranging transportation, disseminating information, etc. <br />3. Responsible for preparing expense reports and tracking departmental invoices<br />4. Manage the flow of all internal and external correspondence - answering/placing phone calls and drafting/sending emails<br />5. Support management with ongoing projects acting as key coordination source for projects as directed<br />6. Acts as point person for out of town executives visiting the New York office<br />7. Acts as the department liaison with Facilities, IT, Culinary and other departments<br />8. Order premiums, holiday gifts and mailings<br />9. Employee will also perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Bachelors degree preferred<br />* Minimum 1 2 years of executive administrative experience in a fast-paced office environment or equivalent experience during internships preferred<br />* Proficient working with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, MS Outlook<br />* Attention to detail, accuracy<br />* Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly<br />* Must demonstrate confidentiality and flexibility in accepting new and changing responsibilities and be a proactive problem solver<br />* Must have the legal right to work in the Unites States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">New York City, New York, NYC, NY</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/RDAX45tE6KO6uPbefnEkr"> <p>PI112625570</p>
Posted: 2019-08-07 Expires: 2019-09-08

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