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3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/20/2019
Job Category:
Manufacturing
Assistant, Production & Special Projects (R10007470)
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21st Century Fox | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

FX Networks

FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox, is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM and the video on-demand app FXNOW. The networks' diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama, comedy and limited series, including The Americans, Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Archer and You're the Worst. FX Networks received 55 Emmy® Award nominations in 2017, the most of any basic cable network for the fourth consecutive year, after winning a basic cable record 18 Emmy Awards in 2016.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FX Networks is seeking an Assistant to provide administrative support to three executives who oversee the production of all on-air promotions, editorial campaigns and special projects for marketing and other departments.

Responsibilities:

* Provides administrative office support including answering phones, scheduling meetings, organizing schedules, handling expense reports, making travel arrangements, updating and distributing production calendar, requesting discs and scripts from Development and Public Relations, handling mail, arranging couriers and archiving campaign materials. Also handles all travel arrangements and expense reports.
* Creates presentation decks for a variety of projects and initiatives including campaign and spot presentations, photo and reference scrap, statistics and ratings presentations, etc.
* Supports department by ordering supplies and materials, equipment, IT support, furniture requirements, temporary staffing needs, messenger/courier needs, etc.

Requirements:

* College degree, preferably with a focus on television, marketing, and/or promotions.
* Minimum 2 years previous experience as an assistant in television or production preferred. Previous experience supporting a VP or above preferred.
* Must have basic knowledge of television and film terminology and processes. Must possess the ability to understand television timing and statistically-based information.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required.
* Must be able to interact and communicate with a wide variety of personalities, and demonstrate professionalism and confidence when dealing with show producers and talent via phone or in-person.
* Must be able to work under tight deadlines, and be autonomous and decisive.
* Must be able to prioritize assignments, work in a very fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
* Must be able to have fluctuating business hours to match those of the SVP and VPs while they are traveling (most frequently operating off the Eastern time zone).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About 21st Century Fox

For 21st Century Fox everything we do - everything we create - is rooted in our commitment to serving our audiences. Every day we entertain, engage and enlighten hundreds of millions of people around the world with experiences that add value to their lives. Our success depends on the trust we earn from our audiences. Our ability to be a force for innovation and creativity requires that we build and maintain trust in each other as well as in our business partners. We must always be guided by the principles of transparency, respect and fairness in everything we do, at all levels of the company and everywhere we operate. Please take the time to review our Standards of Business Conduct which clearly outlines what we should expect of ourselves and our colleagues. Through the decisions and judgments we make every day, each of us plays a role in creating a workplace consistent with the highest ethical standards. Thank you for your attention to this important responsibility.