Administrative/Executive Assistant – Pedestrian Jobs

Primordial is a global media and entertainment organization with some of the world’s best known and most loved brands. Employing over 1,700 people locally and over 25,000 globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).

We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. Plus, you’ll find all of these great shows (and more) on our free channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new Paramount+ subscription video-on-demand service.

Enough about us! What you will do as an EA in this busy department:

Your role is to partner with the SVP, Head of Streaming Digital Media to support their day-to-day administration to ensure they are set up for success. You are an exceptionally organized assistant who demonstrates a high level of initiative and efficiency. A team player, with excellent communication skills and high emotional intelligence. You enjoy building and nurturing relationships and have a genuine passion for creating and supporting a positive team culture.

This is a SYDNEY based parental leave contract.

Duties will also include, but not be limited to:

  • Extensive calendar management, including organizing and rescheduling internal and external meetings both local and across multiple time zones

  • Plan, coordinate and update often complex and frequently changing domestic and international travel

  • Handle sensitive correspondence and communications with senior management

  • Review all system requests prior to SVP approval

  • Raise and manage purchase orders and assist in setting up new vendors for the digital team

  • Expense Management: Prepare, review and process expense reports in accordance with company T&E policy

  • Team Onboarding: managing the onboarding of new employees for the team

  • Work collaboratively with other executive assistants at Paramount

What are we looking for in a {ROLE}? What is important?

  • At least 5 years of experience as a senior administrative assistant at senior management/executive level

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Ability to liaise at executive level

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Openness, integrity and professional excellence

  • Ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines

  • Great attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative to find solutions to problems

  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills

  • A proactive and flexible approach to work

  • Calm and measured approach

Additional points for the following, but not necessarily required:

  • Work in a highly valued, but not essential, media or entertainment industry

  • Experience with SAP or Concur financial systems preferred

Why Paramount?

We could simply list the many benefits that our employees enjoy every day. However, for now, we’ll just leave you with what our employees think of us:

  • 92% of our employees said they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor)

  • We hold a 3.9 STAR rating, by far the highest rating in the media industry (Search Company Profiles)

Primordial embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, regardless of factors such as race, color, gender, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation.

We recognize Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the original peoples of Australia and traditional custodians of the land where we live and work. We honor elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country that is home to the oldest living cultures in the world.

We prioritize the health, safety and well-being of our employees. As a result, we currently require all of our employees entering Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in accordance with our vaccination stance. Please contact us with any questions or to discuss your personal situation.

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