Baobab StudiosRedwood City, CA
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Baobab Studios is searching for an Administrative Assistant to join the 9x Emmy Award winning, leading interactive animation studio! This role will directly support studio executives and will be responsible for performing a number of administrative duties. We are also looking for candidates that thrive in highly dynamic and deadline-driven start-up environments.
Maintains Executives day-to-day calendar requiring ongoing upkeep. This includes, scheduling meetings and events, managing daily access and availability, and noting all event and reminder follow-ups.
Handle all international & domestic travel arrangements including flights, hotels, car service, etc. and generates travel itinerary.
Maintains meeting requests and pro-actively proposes and confirms available dates/times for review.
Liaise between departments
Will be given daily/weekly administrative tasks on an ongoing basis
Keeps the office supplied, gets mail, and orchestrates package delivery. Assists with projects as needed.
Experience and interest in animation, or interactive entertainment
Positive energy, highly motivated, and superior interpersonal skills
Ability to adapt, prioritize, and multitask in a fast-paced environment
Capacity to take initiative, resolve problems, and maintain professionalism under pressure
Willingness to take direction and desire to anticipate needs
Detail-oriented with strong organizational and follow-thru skills
Both a strong team player and an independent worker
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor's degree preferred
Nine-time Emmy® award-winning Baobab Studios is a world leader in independent interactive animation with a mission to ''Bring out your sense of wonder. Inspire you to dream. Make YOU matter.'' Named Most Innovative Company by Fast Company, the studio is creatively led by writer/director Eric Darnell (Antz and all four Madagascar films). In addition to Namoo, Baobab has released: INVASION! , ASTEROIDS!, Jack, Crow: The Legend, Bonfire, Paper Birds Part I and Part II, and Baba Yaga. Baobab Studios projects have starred Oprah, John Legend, Ali Wong, Kate Winslet, Daisy Ridley, Glenn Close, Lupita Nyong'o, Jennifer Hudson, Edward Norton, Diego Luna, Ethan Hawke, and many others. Its slate of original projects is currently being adapted into virtual worlds, books (Penguin Random House, MacMillian), comics, films (Disney), games (Oculus), series with the premium streamers, and more.