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Executive Assistant

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10022
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Discovery Inc

Location: New York, NY, United States, 10022-7240
Req ID: 2880

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to multiple Digital Strategy and Financial Planning & Analysis Vice Presidents across the Finance organization. This includes heavy schedule and travel management, expense reports, sensitive communications, and providing high level support to the broader Digital team.


  • Perform administrative duties and support day-to-day operations.
  • Answer telephone, screen, and route calls respond to internal and external inquiries and provide routine information within scope of authority.
  • Schedule appointments maintains and updates multiple VPs' daily calendar.
  • Manage Vice Presidents' travel, expenses, and reconciliations to comply with audit.
  • Schedule, organize and coordinate meetings and facilities, including travel, transportation/hotel arrangements, prepare and distribute materials, agendas, notes, handouts, etc.
  • Arrange presentations and conferences, coordinate equipment needs and refreshments, compile and distribute materials, etc.
  • Create MS PowerPoint/Google Slide presentations for Vice Presidents' and Executives' review.
  • Act as administrative liaison to department staff, internal partners, vendors, and consultants.
  • Assist with financial processing of invoices and purchase orders.
  • Review, route and disseminate interoffice and external mail.
  • Work on special projects and perform other related duties as assigned.


  • A minimum of 5 years of executive administrative experience within a fast paced, corporate environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong organizational and administrative management skills; must be articulate and detail-oriented.
  • Self-motivated team player who thrives in collaborative environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proactive with ability to anticipate executive needs and ensure thorough follow-up.
  • Ability to assess priorities and always maintain composure and diplomacy.
  • Significant level of discretion due to exposure to confidential information.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to an ever-changing environment.
  • Strong Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Suite skills preferred.
  • Must have legal work authorization to work in the United States.

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Posted: 2021-06-01 Expires: 2021-07-03

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