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Viacom | Burbank, CA
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Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities

In this role you will provide administrative support to business and legal affairs team (2 VPs and a Sr. Contract Manager) in connection with NICKELODEON-branded programming services, with a focus on original programming development and production.

* Managing and coordinating all departmental administrative matters and office services
* Coordinating daily/weekly/monthly calendars and schedules for executives
* Scheduling of meetings, conference calls and appointments; answering phones, receiving, relaying and responding to internal and external messages and communications;
* Handling, sorting, screening and prioritizing internal and external communications and written correspondence, particularly with current productions;
* Drafting business letters, memoranda or other communications as directed by supervisors; revising, proofreading and other word processing of business and legal contracts
* Creating and maintaining efficient and organized individual and departmental centralized filing systems;
* facilitating travel arrangements; coordinating administrative logistics; preparing and processing expense reports
* Supervising undergraduate and graduate student interns

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree Required
* Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and provide attention to detail.
* Strong, polished interpersonal skills and ability to work with all types of personalities and work styles and express a client-first attitude.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Proven ability to simultaneously handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced work environment and successfully meet deadlines.
* Capacity to exercise flexibility with workload with ability to prioritize.
* Professional demeanor and exceptional phone presentation and skills.
* Demonstrated ability to exercise solid business judgment, maintain confidentiality, and work independently.
* High-level proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Instant Messenger.

Additional Qualifications

* Prior administrative experience in a business and legal affairs department or at a private practice law firm, preferably in the entertainment industry, highly desired.
* Familiarity with general entertainment industry contracts and procedures.

About Viacom

Viacom, Inc. (Viacom) is a global entertainment content company. The Company operates through two reporting segments: Media Networks, which includes MTV Networks (MTVN) and BET Networks (BETN), and Filmed Entertainment. In June 2007, the Company sold its non-controlling equity investment in MTV Russia. In August 2007, MTV Networks and RealNetworks, Inc. created Rhapsody America, a venture offering a single, integrated digital music experience that consumers can access through their personal computer (PC), portable music device or mobile phone. In November 2007, Viacom and Network18 Fincap Limited (Network18), an Indian media and entertainment company, completed a 50/50 joint venture in India called Viacom 18 Media Private Limited (Viacom 18). In July 2007, it completed the sale of Famous Music to Sony/ATV Music Publishing. In September 2008, MTVN acquired Social Project, Inc.