Career and Internship Opportunities - Los Angeles, Burbank, Rosemead, Calif. and Jacksonville, Ala
Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 9:09PM
Administrator
Bill Imada
Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
6300 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 2150
Los Angeles, CA  90048 USA


 
 
Happy Holidays, everyone!
 
Here are a few job opportunities!  Please circulate to individuals seeking gainful employment. 
 
A friendly reminder.  We are not a personnel agency; we are sending this listing as a courtesy to our friends and colleagues.  I hope you all have a great New Year and holiday season!
 
All the best,
 
Bill
 

 
2020 Women on Boards
Events & Programs Associate
Los Angeles
 
From Ms. Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, CEO of 2020 Women on Boards.
 
Founded in Boston in 2010, and now headquartered in Los Angeles, 2020 Women on Boards (2020WOB) is the national education and advocacy campaign to increase the percentage of women on corporate boards to 20% or greater by the year 2020. Known for its research on the gender composition of corporate boards of directors, 2020 Women on Boards annually publishes its proprietary 2020 Gender Diversity Directory, which ranks over 3000 companies on a ‘W’ (Winning) to ‘Z’ (Zero) scale. It is the only campaign to successfully create change by engaging stakeholders – consumers, employees and shareholders – to take action, applauding companies with more than 20% women directors, and encouraging those with fewer than 20% to increase their numbers. 2020 Women on Boards is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
 
Position
2020 Women on Boards seeks an Events & Programs Associate to help develop and administer the campaign’s strategic programs.
The Events & Programs Associate is responsible for working with the CEO and Director of Finance & Research to plan, implement and manage the National Conversation on Board Diversity and Board Readiness Workshops, as well as assist with the development of Campaign Committees in 30 national and international cities. This full-time position will report to the Director of Finance & Research.
 
The ideal candidates will be self-motivated, proactive, and exhibit a commitment to collaborate with diverse groups of people. They will possess excellent writing skills and demonstrate highly advanced organizational skills to maintain a broad spectrum of relationships and responsibilities.
 
To be successful as an Events & Programs Associate, candidates should be professional, polite, and attentive while also being accurate. They should always be prepared and responsive, willing to meet each challenge directly. Most importantly, the Events & Programs Associate should have a genuine curiosity and desire to promote the effective and efficient operation of the overall organization.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate with 30 City Campaign Committees to successfully plan, implement and manage the National Conversation on Board Diversity, the annual event occurring on a single day in November in 30 national and international cities.
  • Assist the City Campaign Committees to increase engagement and corporate sponsorship opportunities.
  • Assist in the development, planning and execution of Board Readiness Workshops, the day-long education event to prepare for board service.
  • Work collaboratively to make decisions and build systems which demonstrate integrity and consistency in practice.
  • Effectively solve problems and consistently choose courses of action which result in beneficial outcomes to partners and the organization.
  • Manage CRM systems.
  • Demonstrate a positive outlook open and supportive of others and the organization; work cooperatively with others to establish positive working relationships.
  • Maintain clear and consistent communication with all stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain pertinent knowledge related to the organization, programs, partners and staff including best practices, trends, resources and opportunities.
  • Assist with business writing, including program-related marketing and email-marketing campaigns.
  • Generate reports, schedule meetings and conference calls, transcribe minutes from meetings, create presentations and conduct research.
  • Coordinate corporate sponsor outreach and proposals.
  • Provide general operations and logistical support as needed.
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • Prior experience in an office environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess ability to effectively work with senior corporate executives.
  • Experience in event planning and project management.
  • Highly advanced organizational skills to maintain and prioritize a broad spectrum of relationships and responsibilities.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and excellent time management skills.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the use of the Internet for research are required in addition to the ability to learn and utilize other applications as required.
  • Demonstrated curiosity and desire to learn and grow.
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.
  • Passion, integrity and a positive attitude.
 
We offer a competitive starting salary and benefits to full-time staff. Commitment to Diversity. 2020 Women on Boards is committed to a process of diversity and inclusion. We welcome all qualified candidates for consideration.
 
Please email resume and cover letter to:
Breanna Bakke
Director of Finance and Research
 
Offices are located in Downtown Los Angeles at 241 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
 

 
 
The Walt Disney Company
Executive Assistant – Employee Relations
Burbank, Calif.
 
From Ms. Juanita C. Martinez, Enterprise Talent Acquisition, The Walt Disney Company.
 
Job ID:
617358BR
 
Job Summary:
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
 
The Corporate Employee Relations (ER) team is responsible for providing clients with ER expertise and services, including conducting investigations, advising on ER issues such as performance management and medical accommodations, interpreting policies and practices, responding to Administrative Agency complaints, and providing ER data and analytics.
 
The Executive Assistant will be responsible for administrative and executive support for the ER team. In this role, you will support three Executives (One VP and Two Directors). Successful candidates are quick learners who possess the ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little guidance while having strong attention to detail and exercising profoundly strong judgment. The Executive Assistant will help the ER team manage highly sensitive topics and therefore must be someone who possesses strong emotional intelligence and ability to maintain confidentiality.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Perform administrative duties including, but not limited to, screening and routing phone calls, arranging conference calls and web-based meetings, managing quickly evolving calendars, processing invoices, scheduling meetings requiring significant coordination and follow up, and ensuring timely and effective communications.
  • Provide additional office support such as distributing mail, filing, faxing, photocopying, scanning and tracking documents, data entry, word processing, ordering supplies, and processing purchase orders.
  • Under the direction of ER team-members, assist in the preparation of reports and research materials, many of which are highly confidential and/or sensitive in nature.
  • On-board new employees, including physical and IT access, acquisition of appropriate equipment, providing general team and systems orientation, establishment of remote access and all other necessary functionality requirements.
  • Oversee facility issues and work with building management as needed. Coordinate and support the planning of moderate to complex on-site and off-site events and meetings, working with the offices of various executives.
  • Manage the planning, coordination, and execution of business travel (domestic and international), including trip logistics and itinerary, meeting coordination, remote support of executives when they are out of the office and expense report processing in a timely manner.
  • Assist with special projects and events as needed
  • Interact and communicate with all levels of employees and external contacts with the highest degree of professionalism, courtesy and sensitivity.
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • 3-10 years proven administrative experience supporting senior level executives in a corporate environment.
  • Positive team player with an enthusiastic attitude and a strong service orientation
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively through demonstrated strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and eagerness to learn the substance of the work in order to be an effective facilitator within the business unit
  • Demonstrated strong ability to be proactive and self-motivated and anticipate administrative needs
  • Demonstrated exemplary planning and organization skills – able to set priorities, manage details and accurately follow through to meet all deadlines
  • Ability to make independent decisions and demonstrate good judgment in the handling of issues; including those that involve sensitive and confidential information
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines, manage competing demands and change course of action quickly in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated exemplary organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency within a Windows environment, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SAP; as well as ability to learn new technologies and applications for MAC, iPhone and iPad.
  • Provide technical expertise, coaching, skills development and mentoring for administrative team members
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule
 
Required Education
  • High school degree or equivalent
 
Preferred Education
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
 
About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):
At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.
 
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
 
This position is with The Walt Disney Company, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).
 
The Walt Disney Company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
 
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Walmart, Inc.
Field Intern
Jacksonville, Alabama
 
Job Requisition Number:
1215012BR
 
Full-Time/Hourly
 
What you'll do
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Develops an understanding of store operations
  • Models appropriate leadership behavior
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
  • Provides customer service to internal or external customers/members
 
Minimum Qualifications
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited 4 year college or university and within 30 hours of being awarded a bachelor s degree in any area of focus
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Retail Management, General Merchandising, or other area of focus relevant to the retail industry.
 
About Walmart
At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
 
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Edison International/Southern California Edison
Senior Vice President, External Affairs
Rosemead, Calif.
 
From Ms. Kathy McKim.
 
For information on this position, contact Korn Ferry International. 
 
Mr. Nels Olson
Vice Chairman and Managing Director
Korn Ferry – Board and CEO Services and Global Government Affairs
1700 K Street, N.W.
Suite 700
Washington, DC  20006
Tel. 202.955.0926
 
OR
 
Mr. Trenholm Boggs
Senior Associate
Korn-Ferry – Board and CEO Services and Global Government Affairs
Tel. 202.649.2382
 

 
 
 
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Bill Imada
Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
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Suite 2150
Los Angeles, CA  90048 USA
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