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Executive Assistant -BET


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York

BET Networks,  a subsidiary of Paramount Global,  is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment,  music,  news,  and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States,  Canada,  the Caribbean,  the United Kingdom,  and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions:,  a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment,  music,  culture and news; BET HER,  a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams,  BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live,  BET's growing festival business; BET Mobile,  which provides ringtones,  games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International,  which operates BET around the globe.





Provide administrative support to the Senior Vice President Marketing and Vice President Executive for BET Networks. This role requires a candidate who is very detail-orientated and thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Able to anticipate needs and handle the set-up and follow-thru of a busy meeting schedule with high-level execs. Must be an excellent communicator and effective administrator with desire to help others. The Assistant will develop and maintain relationships with key internal/external assistants along with executives and vendors.



  • Maintains Executives day-to-day calendar requiring ongoing upkeep. This includes, scheduling meetings and events, managing daily access and availability, and noting all event and reminder follow-ups.
  • Handle all international & domestic travel arrangements including flights, hotels, car service, etc. and generates travel itinerary.
  • Maintains meeting requests and pro-actively proposes and confirms available dates/times for review.
  • Prepares emails, Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents in a timely manner.
  • Maintains and submits department T&E reports according to Company policies.
  • Primary liaison to marketing team to gather assets needed for Executive Presentations.
  • Maintains and distributes department contact information and admin guidelines regularly.
  • Required to take notes during meetings and follow up with action point reminders.
  • Will be given daily/weekly administrative tasks on an ongoing basis.
  • Orders supplies and assists with projects as needed.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Superb MS Outlook (calendar/email), Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet skills
  • Demonstrate experience working closely with execs on calendar coordination & daily activities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressured environment with changing priorities while maintaining the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Detailed follow thru skills are critical to the position. Handling all assignments from start to completion, providing ongoing status updates for executive’s and one’s own To Do lists


Additional Qualifications:

  • Entertainment or Media-Related Industry experience preferred
  • Great teammate with a positive “can-do” mentality, who exhibits a deep passion for supporting executive leaders and senior management
  • Proactive contributor who can work both independently and collaboratively to balance multiple priorities at a time
  • A strong communicator who is forward thinking and proactively anticipates needs
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface and collaborate with senior management, staff, other administrators, and external parties
  • Organized and meticulous with the ability to prioritize work daily and proactively manage time effectively


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City