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August 28, 2019

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The Television Academy, based in the NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood, California, is a nonprofit organization devoted to celebrating and empowering storytellers to push the boundaries of what Television can be. The only major organization fully representing the television and broadband screen entertainment industry, it is made up of over 24,000 members, representing 30 professional peer groups, including performers, directors, producers, art directors and various other artisans, technicians and executives.

The Television Academy recognizes excellence among its peers with the Emmy award, culminating in the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast each fall. The Television Academy also produces several other awards shows and a variety of activities and events for its members throughout the year. These events are featured across the Academy's digital platforms and in its award-winning emmy magazine.

It is the Television Academy's policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Television Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.


We are seeking qualified candidates for these positions:

 


Executive Assistant, Television Academy Foundation

The Television Academy Foundation is looking for an Executive Assistant. This is an hourly/non-exempt position reporting to the Foundation Executive Director. The position is located in North Hollywood, California.

Summary of Position
The Executive Assistant provides executive support to the Executive Director, and sometimes the Foundation Chairman, serving as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the office of the Executive Director. Serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and senior management team of both Foundation and Academy, and assures the smooth operation of Foundation office.

Duties and Responsibilities

Executive Support

  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Executive Director including managing an active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; compiling documents for travel-related meetings; maintaining and updating database of contacts.
  • Maintains and updates financial, program and administrative dashboards.
  • Prepare information sheet for BOG meetings on Foundation activities.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the Executive Director, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the Executive Director's office and internal Academy and Foundation departments; demonstrating ability to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.
  • Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the Executive Director's ability to effectively lead the Foundation.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, sometimes with deadline pressures.


Board Support and Liaison

  • Serves as the Executive Director's administrative liaison to the Foundation's Board of Directors as well as the Academy's Board of Governors.
  • Maintains discretion and confidentiality in relationships with all Board members.
  • Adheres to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding Board and Board Committee matters, including advance distribution of materials before meetings in electronic/paper format.
  • Maintains current bylaws working with legal counsel on any administrative issues.
  • Prepares minutes of all Executive Committee and Board of Directors meetings.


Office Support, Communications, and Outreach

  • Edits and completes drafts for written communications to external stakeholders.
  • Handles confidential documents and legal documents appropriately and consults with legal counsel to obtain information as necessary on behalf of the Executive Director and/or Chairman.
  • Assures that supplies and materials needed for the Foundation office are ordered, in supply, and well organized.
  • Helps prepare agendas and materials for Foundation meetings and keeps office space in good order.


Strategic Initiatives

  • Works with the Strategic Partnerships & Marketing team in coordinating the Executive Director's outreach activities.
  • Follows up on contacts made by the Executive Director and supports the cultivation of ongoing relationships.
  • Edits all, and creates acknowledgement letters from the Executive Director to donors.
  • Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by executives, committees and Boards of Directors.


Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to meet deadlines and perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors.
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of "customer service" and response.
  • Forward-looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Strong work tenure: five plus years of experience supporting executives.
  • Experience in the entertainment industry and specific knowledge about television preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point), Prezi, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Social Media web platforms. Familiarity with relational database and donor management software a plus.


Qualified applicants may submit their resume along with their salary requirement to: careers@televisionacademy.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 


Education Programs Coordinator, Television Academy Foundation

The Television Academy Foundation is looking for an Education Programs Coordinator. This is a non-exempt position reporting to the Director of Education Programs

Summary of Position
This position supports the Education Programs Department including the College Television Awards (CTAs), Student Internship Program, Faculty Seminar: The Conference, Alumni Program, College Outreach and any other new initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead coordination of the College Television Awards: Work collaboratively with internal departments including Development team,
    Marketing/Public Relations, Events, Talent Relations, Design Services, Awards and Finance to accomplish objectives and meet deadlines such as the awards program book, invitations, ticketing, trophies, asset management and others
  • Coordinate the notifications, travel/lodging and all logistics for the College Television Award nominees both prior to arrival in Los Angeles and on-site during CTA weekend
  • Assist with administration of Student Internship Program, Faculty Seminar: The Conference, and other programs or initiatives as needed
  • Oversee/manage tracking of intern background checks
  • Maintain and update Alumni database
  • Create and maintain LinkedIn group for Alumni and assist with social media as needed
  • Maintain and update university contact lists
  • Provide support for Alumni Program, College Outreach and related activities and events
  • Fulfill requests for Education Programs materials
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned


Minimum Requirements

  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years related experience required
  • Experience in database entry and management required; event coordination experience a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; can-do attitude
  • Demonstrated skill in working independently and as part of a team, following through on assignments with minimal supervision and exercising good judgment and initiative
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of staff, board members and volunteers in a collaborative manner
  • Strong attention to detail; effective follow-up and follow through required
  • Strong organization and time-management skills; ability to multi-task
  • Proficient in productivity software such as Microsoft Office Suite; familiarity with Raiser's Edge software a plus


Qualified applicants may submit their resume along with their salary requirement to: careers@televisionacademy.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 


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