• Sr. Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    19-12508
    Division
    Productions
    Functional Area
    Administrative
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams –  the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG’s NBA 2K League franchise.  In addition, the Company features the popular original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.  Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Role Summary

    This position provides complete administrative and some creative support to the SVP Productions Operations and SVP Physical Productions complex details and advanced administrative duties that contribute to the efficient operation of the organization. The Sr. Administrative Assistant will work fairly independently, receiving a minimum level of detailed supervision and guidance. Maintains close and highly responsive relationship to day-to-day activities of the Leadership Team.

    Under minimum direction and acting with considerable independence, provides advanced, diversified and confidential administrative support. Requires broad and comprehensive experience and knowledge of organizational policies and practices.

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    • Answers and screens telephone calls and visitors. Ability to handle inquiries and/or refer them to the appropriate party. Reviews and answers mail and email inquiries and determines if action is required. Refers routine matters to appropriate person for action and follows up to ensure completion.
    • Schedules and maintains calendar of appointments, meetings and travel itineraries, and coordinates related arrangements working across several internal departments to best utilize schedules. Prepares meeting materials, including presentation and reports required by the Leadership Team.
    • Independently gathers, compiles and analyzes information from multiple sources including the Internet, to prepare reports, and presentations for use of internal staff and external clients. Composes routine and non-routine correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc, which are generally confidential in nature. Creates high quality documents and presentations in excel spreadsheets, word documents and PowerPoint for internal and external presentations.
    • Acts as liaison between Executives and any direct reports, and internal and external contacts. Coordinates activities, with direct reports, as well other related departments.
    • Coordinates all paperwork necessary for the Executives to approve. This includes, but not limited to, on line time sheets, travel and expenses, personnel requisitions, performance appraisals, personnel action forms (PAF) and authorization payment forms (APF). Follows up with other departments to ensure that requests are carried out and activities are coordinated.
    • Assists department with special projects as requested by the SVP Productions Business Ops. Acts together with other executive assistants to provide service as needed for special project

    Qualifications

    • At least five (5) years of experience as assistant or secretary, preferably at executive level.
    • Broad knowledge of company organization, policies and practices.
    • Excellent knowledge, with proven experience with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook as well as Internet.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of management.
    • Proven logical skills, well organized and detail oriented.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment across diverse personality styles.
    • Ability to maintain highest degree of confidentiality and diplomacy.
    • Must be flexible to work overtime on short notice.
    • prior experience in entertainment industry (theater, film, etc.) is preferred.

    Education

    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

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