Assistant to Broadcast (Sports/News) Agents
ICM PartnersNew York, NY
Full Time Job
ICM Partners, a major talent and literary agency with offices in LA, NYC and London, is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated, and detail-oriented Assistant who is excited to work in the world of news and sports to provide executive support to two agents in the Broadcasting Department (NYC location). You must have at least 1 year prior entertainment industry and/or administrative experience.
- Answer and direct a high volume of phone calls and emails
- Interface with high-profile clients and managers with utmost professionalism
- Schedule meetings, prepare expense reports, and coordinate travel
- Research ratings, information on shows and showrunners
- Keep informed with current affairs in the industry
- Handle high volume of daily transactions with various departments
- Effectively communicate and interact with employees at all levels
- Handle pressure in a professional manner
- Ability to make sound decisions efficiently and effectively using practical approaches
- Additional responsibilities as they occur with the expansion and development of the department
- Long hours are routine
Competencies, Skills & Abilities:
- BA/BS degree required
- Provide immaculate administrative and scheduling support to a busy executive
- Proficient in video editing using Final Cut Pro or similar video editing software preferred
- Familiarity with video recording, DVR systems, DirecTV and video archiving
- Strong computer skills on MAC & PC
- Minimum of 1 year of administrative experience at an agency/entertainment company. Agency experience strongly preferred.
- Strong interest in news, sports, and broadcasting a big plus
- Negotiation skills strongly preferred
- Dress and speak in a professional manner as client interaction is common
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Outstanding time management and multi-tasking skills
- Able to work well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
- Organized and analytical. Research and data analysis experience strongly preferred. Strong attention to detail is a must.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
- Must be able to make a one year commitment and start immediately
Experience: A minimum of one year as an assistant in an entertainment agency/network/production company strongly preferred.
Computer Skills: Proficiency in MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Expert level with Windows/PCs. Knowledge and experience with multi-line office phones.
ICM Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer: qualified applicants considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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