MTV - New York, NY

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MTV is seeking an Executive Assistant to the EVP, Programming and Content Strategy. The successful candidate will assist a busy executive with general administrative duties including but not limited to:

  • Managing calendar including scheduling meetings, corresponding with colleagues/clients to organize meetings/conference calls, including catering, AV/video conference needs, copies, and handling all visitors
  • Screening all incoming calls and keeping a detailed call log for executive
  • Handling all travel arrangements, itineraries, and submitting travel and expense reports
  • Creating and maintaining office/computer files, DVD library and ordering all office supplies
  • Managing flow of budgets and contracts to be signed in a timely manner
  • Coordinating small scale events such as executive off-sites and screenings
  • Screening and prioritizing mail
  • Updating important departmental documents
  • Supervising and managing projects for interns each semester
  • Performing other administrative duties and special projects as assigned

Basic Requirements:
  • Prior executive assistant experience (television/entertainment experience preferred)
  • Proficient Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Professional phone skills; strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Ability to handle confidential material and information appropriately
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Desired Requirements:
  • College degree preferred
  • Passion/interest in television programming