Film and Television Development Assistant

May 25, 2022
Culver City, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


  • Manages the calendars and appointments for Heads of Film and TV
  • Schedules a high volume of internal and external meetings, liaising closely with Assistant to SVP of Film and Television to coordinate availability.
  • Prepares materials for internal and external meetings –agendas, prep sheets with information on credits, coverage on writing samples, etc.
  • Ensures Heads are on-time for meetings/calls, manages delays by communicating with affected parties, and creates contingency plans for issues that may arise.
  • Schedules and manages project and festival travel for both Heads–both domestic and international.
  • Manages the phones for heads of both Film and TV.
  • Answers, logs and tracks a high volume of external calls
  • Records diligent notes for each call and ensures that relevant information is disseminated to Heads and SVP of Film and Television
  • Updates and maintains a contact database shared between Heads and SVP of Film and Television
  • Organizes, tracks, and covers all incoming creative submissions to both Heads
  • Reads all incoming material from potential creative partners, providing a summary and thoughtful feedback on which projects they might be applicable towards
  • Maintains and organizes a project database for both Head sand SVP of Film and Television
  • Sorts and files all relevant project materials–notes, drafts, budgets, schedules –on the server to be easily accessible by both Heads and SVP of Film and Television
  • Prepares monthly expense reports for both Heads
  • Liaises with Ubisoft IT and UFT’s Office Manager to make sure that the Film and Television group’s technical, supply and space needs are met
  • Attends meetings as needed to take notes to then communicate action items


  • A minimum of 1 year of experience assisting within the entertainment industry –either at an agency, studio, network, or production company
  • Dedicated interest in pursuing a career in development and production
  • Maintain discretion when handling confidential information
  • Ability to build relationships and interact respectfully with internal and external contacts
  • Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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