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Executive Assistant

at Discovery Communications, LLC

Posted: 10/6/2019
Job Reference #: 23955
Keywords: office

Job Description

  • Posted Date2 months ago(8/19/2019 10:53 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Career Category
    Leadership General
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    This position will oversee and manage the Executive’s office of the SVP/GM of Product for the Direct-to-Consumer organization. This will include coordination of department and office administrative support, where applicable.


    1. Schedule internal and external appointments, meetings, and maintain calendar.
    2. Arrange all meeting details; e.g. scheduling conference rooms, bridge lines, catering, and audio/visual/IT support.
    3. Coordinate and prepare meeting materials, agendas, notes, handouts, presentation decks, etc.
    4. Arrange travel itineraries and prepare travel and expense reports, and purchase orders as needed.
    5. Coordinate with other departmental/office assistants to provide support for the entire department/office.
    6. Function as administrative liaison to department staff, as well as, other Discovery groups.
    7. Assist with special projects, events, and provide general office support, as needed.
    8. Other duties as assigned.


    * Must be a team player with proven track record of collaborating across multiple teams
    * Must be flexible and be able to manage ambiguity
    * Positive attitude, sense of humor, and ability to thrive in and create a fun work environment
    * Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
    * Three to five years administrative/coordination experience
    * Must be articulate, personable, detail-oriented, and have strong organizational, communication, and administrative skills
    * Must have demonstrated experience and competency in providing senior executive administrative assistance or departmental support and coordination
    * Must demonstrate confidentiality and flexibility in accepting new and changing responsibilities and be a proactive problem solver
    * Strong computer skills, including proficiency in workplace applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook) are required. Should be open to learn and master new computer skills as required.
    * Must have the legal right to work in the United States

    Bellevue, Washington, WA, Seattle