Job Title:  Administrative Assistant

Department:  Administrative

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

The Administrative Assistant will handle the day-to-day administrative duties for the SVP, Unscripted and VP, Original Programming.  


  • General assistant duties including, answering phones, communicating relevant information to high profile partners, scheduling and setting up meetings –conference calls, video and in-person meetings, lunch meetings, after-work-hours meetings, etc., copying, printing, compiling documents, creating and distributing agendas and itineraries
  • Manage calendar and scheduling meetings using Outlook
  • Arrange domestic & international travel and prepare expense reports, code, scan, reconcile and submit any other relevant documentation for corporate submission
  • Manage task lists
  • Track and document development slate submissions for executive
  • Support executive in tracking incoming materials for current series including scripts, cuts, calendars and delivery dates
  • Manage a high level of communication with internal and external contacts including internal staff and management, agents, studio executives, executive producers, creative talent, etc.
  • Provide coverage of creative samples, submissions, development materials, and editorial cuts as needed

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience
  • Minimum one year assistant experience preferred at an agency, network, studio or high-volume production company
  • Self-directed, efficient and able to handle multiple tasks and priorities in a professional and confident manner
  • Knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office software applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Technologically savvy including the ability to quickly grasp new software, navigate systems, execute online research, and generally be adept with digital technology
  • Ability to proactively anticipate needs before being asked
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong phone skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Nice to Haves

  • Avid reader, television enthusiast (unscripted, scripted, and documentaries) and a passion for storytelling a plus
  • Knowledge of digital resources including Airtable, Scenechronize and Clear/PIX a plus
  • Knowledge of industry databases including Studio System and Variety Insights preferred


STARZ (, a Lionsgate company, is a leading media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ® service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. STARZ is available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)



EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.   

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles