Executive Assistant / Coordinator
Boardwalk PicturesSanta Monica, CA
Full Time Job
Executive Assistant / Coordinator position to support Andrew Fried, President of Boardwalk Pictures. Looking for someone with prior assistant experience at a Production Company, Agency etc. Most importantly, looking for someone who has a passion for documentaries and unscripted television and wants to support Andrew as he oversees the rapid growth of this successful production company.
This position will be filled by someone who is highly organized, takes initiative and can interact with assistants and talent at the highest levels. This is not a position of simply rolling calls and overseeing schedule. The perfect candidate will be a creative problem solver and help shepherd Boardwalk's growth during this critical period of expansion.
Responsibilities also include the usual: managing personal and professional calendars, calls, travel plans, managing interns and juggling both yours and Andrews time between all our projects and general business development. This job includes a level of attention to Andrew's professional and personal needs and should be viewed as a true partnership.
Perks! Andrew is a mentor and genuinely invested in the career development of those around him and Boardwalk is widely regarded as a great place to work.
BOARDWALK PICTURES is an award-winning production company that develops and produces premium non-fiction content with an emphasis on high-quality, storyteller-driven entertainment. Over the past 10 years, Boardwalk has been a leader in what amounts to a true transformation of the television landscape. As producers of premium non-fiction programming, Boardwalk has cemented itself as one of the best in class producers in this field and has truly pushed the entire category to new heights.
Our shows include CHEF'S TABLE, STREET FOOD and LAST CHANCE U - three breakout unscripted hits for Netflix. CHEF'S TABLE is among Netflix's longest running shows and has amassed 8 Emmy nominations including one for Best Documentary Series in 2019.
With projects in production at Quibi, Showtime, Disney Plus and YouTube Originals, Boardwalk continues to lay new groundwork in defining what premium unscripted content looks like for audiences across the world.
Boardwalk is all about putting our creative partners and filmmakers first. We are currently partnered on projects with Lena Waithe, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba, Tony Hawk, Shonda Rhimes, LeBron James and W. Kamau Bell as well as filmmakers including Greg Whiteley, David Gelb, Brian McGinn and Luke Korem among many others.
Boardwalk's work has helped to define the genre - the shows listed above as well as others including 7 DAYS OUT, BEST SHOT and ACTION have helped lay the groundwork for what unscripted television looks like in a ''post reality TV'' environment.
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