Public Affairs Coordinator

Burbank, CA, USA
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Job Description

Company Overview

Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We’re home to the world’s best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.

The Job

This position plays an essential role in supporting Warner Bros.’ government affairs and community engagement efforts. This position is required to effectively collaborate with multiple stakeholders throughout the company and within the communities where we produce film and television and operate facilities.

The Daily

  • Organize and coordinate special meetings, tours, and events for high-level government officials, stakeholder meetings, and community organizations/nonprofits. Prioritize management of scheduling and organizing executive meetings.
  • Perform research on assigned topics, including production requirements at the local, state, federal, and international levels, and review of location data to track key filming locations across North America.
  • Prepare requests and facilitate approvals for the company’s political contributions and philanthropic compliance activities.
  • Maintain WBD Production tracker and Legislative tracker.
  • Coordinates international & domestic executive travel.
  • Assist Community Engagement with Reach program and other community events.
  • Coordinate department’s screenings: establish yearly calendar, coordinate menu, room layout, security, invitation distribution, creation of RSVP list and assist with guest arrival.
  • Composes correspondence as directed (e.g., neighborhood notification of studio activities).
  • Periodically staffs and/or attends department events during business and non-business hours.
  • Design and draft communications such as invitations, programs, charitable book ads, flyers, reports, newsletters and company intranet posts.

The Essentials

  • 1-3 years in similar work experience (include internships) in public affairs/community engagement with experience interacting with a wide variety of stakeholder groups, such as community members, government officials and senior executives preferred
  • BA/BS preferred
  • PC Skills: MS Word, Excel and Power Point required
  • Experience with Adobe Suite (Acrobat Pro, Illustrator and Photoshop) a plus
  • Knowledge of file set-up, maintenance and filing procedures
  • Knowledge of basic math, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and English usage
  • Strong written communications skills required
  • Must possess strong phone skills

The Nice to Haves

  • Interest in government and community affairs
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and schedule work effectively
  • Must be professional, articulate, helpful and enthusiastic when interfacing with any guests/visitors
  • Must have the ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written and oral instructions
  • Must be able to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Must have the ability to work well under time constraints
  • Must be flexible and able to adjust to shifting priorities
  • Must possess a professional mannerism
  • Must be detail oriented and goal driven
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be available to attend activities before, during and after regular business hours, when necessary
  • Must be a team player, with the ability to adapt to a variety of situations and work effectively with people from across the company, including senior management

This position is required to work a hybrid in-person schedule at our Burbank, US office. Warner Bros. Discovery requires anyone working in our workplaces in the U.S. to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions to this vaccine requirement are available to those entitled to reasonable accommodations for religious or medical reasons.

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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