Poison Pen Studios (a part of ITV Studios) is looking for an Executive Assistant in the Scripted Development Department.

- Handle administrative duties for development executives, including scheduling meetings, calls and pitches.
- Maintain detailed project submission grid and tracking document.
- Read and provide feedback on incoming submissions (projects, samples, IP, etc.) and material in active development.
- Participate in weekend reads and other miscellaneous development team work.
- Seek out IP and other content through book scout calls, personal research, etc.
- Support ITVS meetings and initiatives; team with other executive assistants; assist with special projects, including offsite events, conferences, and/or presentations.
- Arrange all domestic and international travel plans for executives.
- Process expense reports in a timely manner.
- Other duties as assigned.

- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in television, supporting high level creative executives.
- Experience at a talent agency and/or in scripted television is a strong plus.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
- Familiarity with major industry players (agents, network executives, other studios).
- Self-starter with the ability to prioritise, organize and establish administrative procedures.
- Strong typing skills; MAC proficient; solid skills in Google Mail, Google Docs, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to multitask; excellent follow-through.
- Ability to handle confidential information with discretion; to exercise good judgement; to interact professionally with high-level executives; and to maintain a calm, positive demeanor.
- Strong interpersonal skills, team-oriented, and able to take initiative to work independently. Comfortable and confident working in a high pressure and dynamic environment, in different time zones and with various cultures.
- Enthusiasm for scripted material and international programming.