HBO Executive Assistant, POS Strategy & Education


This person will provide administrative support for the VP, POS Strategy & Education.  This is a new group within our Global Distribution group, focused on building training and development programs for our sales leaders.  The POS Strategy & Education team is responsible for educating and equipping our sales leaders to effectively compete and sell the HBO/MAX value proposition at point of sale to improve acquisition, upgrades and customer retention rates that support subscriber growth.  This is a role that requires an individual with strong people and project management skills, but we are also looking for someone who has a genuinely curious nature, works smart, goes beyond usual approaches to solve problems, and is dedicated to the position. A successful candidate will be imaginative, resilient in an environment of fast-paced change, and highly collaborative. In this role, you will have the chance to work with a diverse and dynamic group of professionals in a position that promises opportunities for growth.

  • Provide general administrative support to one VP as requested. Specific responsibilities include answering phones, making travel arrangements, scheduling meetings, processing expense reports, and planning events (internal and for affiliates).
  • Serve as liaison between each VP and their teams, internal HBO clients, and partner affiliates.
  • Track budget expenses for assigned corporate accounts. 
  • Process invoices and route for approval in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare outgoing mail as assigned.
  • Process monthly expense reports.
  • Understand the business objectives of HBO and its affiliates by maintaining familiarity with and an understanding of the telecommunications industry.
  • Learn to understand and navigate HBO’s corporate culture to accomplish objectives.
Budget Tracking
  • Knowledge of standard accounting principles at a minimum.
  • Ability to track and monitor budget spending carefully. 
Aptitude and Competence
  • Demonstrate strong organization and planning skills.
  • Manage assignments and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of internal applications once trained.
  • Demonstrate ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously without becoming easily overwhelmed.
 Team Membership
  • Demonstrate support for the team through an enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Show a willingness to accept extra work assignments when needed.
  • Be able to work collaboratively with team, other office co-workers.
Adaptability to Change
  • Adapt quickly to changes in the EA position, the marketplace, and the organization.
  • Show a willingness to try new methods and applications when necessary.
Problem Solving
  • Take initiative in completing assignments, solving problems, and seeking solutions.
  • Seek answers to questions proactively when the answers are not immediately apparent.
  • Make progress on assignments independently.
Communication Skills
  • Must be articulate, in spoken and the written word.
  • Must listen well.
 Professionalism, Standards and Ethics
  • Strive to demonstrate adherence to the highest professional standards and ethics.
  • Demonstrate appropriate discretion and decorum while in the office.
  • Exhibit a professional and courteous attitude during interactions with team members, co-workers, and affiliates at all times.
  • Represent the team well on budget calls, in application trainings, and in meetings.
  • 3+ years business experience in a fast-paced environment
  • College degree preferred
  • Accounting/budgeting experience preferred
  • Sales training and learning and development support experience preferred

To apply, please visit

Showing 1 reaction

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
  • published this page in Job Board 2016-10-13 16:37:30 -0400