Executive Assistant
BET Networks 50 reviews - Los Angeles, CA

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Position Summary: BET Networks is currently seeking an Executive Assistant to join the Original Programming team. S/he will report to the President, Original Programming, Planning & Acquisitions and this position will be based in our Los Angeles office.

Job Requirements/Qualifications: We seek a skilled executive assistant professional to provide support to the President, Original Programming.

The position of Executive Assistant requires a mature individual with excellent organizational skills and a strong sense of responsibility. S/he is a motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently, prioritize and anticipate the needs of the President. More importantly, s/he will have a demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a team member while maintaining a professional, organized and pleasant environment.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Handle sensitive information with good judgment and discretion.
  • Maintain schedule and manage calendar.
  • Organize conferences and set up regional events as needed.
  • Create and maintain all travel itineraries.
  • Submit travel and other business related expenses for reimbursement consistent with company policies.
  • Maintain familiarity with all office equipment (telephone, photocopier, fax, computer, printer, etc.)
  • Be proactive and stay informed of company administrative policies and issues.
  • Maintain files and process reports in accordance with company policy.
  • Track all reimbursement requests.
  • Maintain and update Outlook Contact database.
  • Perform other general administrative duties and projects as assigned.
  • Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or presentation software.
  • Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and reports in order to determine their significance and plan their distribution.
  • Greet all visitors and determine whether they should be given access to specific individuals.
Job Requirements: The ideal candidate will have significant executive administrative experience, with proven success supporting executives and/or a senior executive team. S/he must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience as Executive Assistant in fast-paced environment.

Additionally, s/he should possess the following:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Professional demeanor;
  • On behalf of the President, Original Programming, take the initiative to solve problems/issues that arise day-to-day;
  • A positive, friendly and helpful attitude;
  • Ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential material and information appropriately;
  • Knowledge of with office equipment (copier, fax, phone, computer);
  • In-depth knowledge of MS Word, Outlook some Power Point and Excel;
  • Outstanding attention to detail;
  • An ability to work independently and is very much a self starter;
  • An ability to multi-task and work well under pressure;
  • A cooperative team player;
  • A solid work ethic: dedicated and reliable;
  • Availability to work overtime as needed

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50 reviews
You might say this network gives cable TV some street cred. Black Entertainment Television operates BET, the leading cable channel targeting...