Bad Robot Productions,

Department Head Assistant to Head of Good Robot

1 month ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

Bad Robot was formed by filmmaker J.J. Abrams in 2001. The company has produced television series such as ALIAS, LOST, FRINGE, PERSON OF INTEREST, WESTWORLD, CASTLE ROCK, LOVECRAFT COUNTRY and LISEY’S STORY, feature films such as SUPER 8, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS and THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, the STAR TREK, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE and CLOVERFIELD franchises. In 2018, the company launched Loud Robot, an artist-friendly independent music label, and Bad Robot Games, a new entity dedicated to developing large and indie-scale original games for mobile, PC and console.

About this job

Job title: Assistant to Department Head

Reporting: Head of Good Robot

Good Robot leads social impact, employee engagement, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at Bad Robot Productions and Bad Robot Games.

Roles & responsibilities

• Provide administrative support to the Head of Good Robot including scheduling meetings, overseeing the calendar, tracking and submitting expenses, coordinating travel, and preparing briefs for meetings

• Prepare agendas and conduct all necessary preparation - including research, vetting of requests, and information-gathering

• Serve as point and key information holder on day-to-day activities for all Good Robot initiatives and projects, maintaining a department calendar and project tracker

• Coordinate logistics and track impact for Good Robot events and programming

• Serve as point to Finance for check requests, grant agreements, and other necessary documents needed for social impact initiatives

• Contribute ideas for service opportunities and other employee engagement events, as well as generate excitement among staff

• In partnership with department leadership, provide input into the development and coordination of programs and initiatives to drive and integrate DEI practices throughout the organization

• Draft internal communications for social impact campaigns, DEI updates, and other departmental needs as they arise

• Secure facilities and other resources required for successful program delivery

• Support department leadership in delivering on strategy, execution, and regularly reporting on DEI metrics

• Represent Good Robot at select philanthropic events, as requested


• BA/BS degree required and a minimum two years of work experience in relevant impact or administrative position

• Strong interest in social justice, DEI, current events, and corporate social responsibility

• Excellent judgment and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information

• Meticulous attention to detail and ability to turn tasks around quickly

• Outstanding time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills

• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

• Ability to work enthusiastically and with exceptional professionalism in a fast-paced environment

• Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to work in a team environment

• Strong command of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as familiarity with project management tools (Slack and Airtable experience are a plus)

• Knowledge of Los Angeles' entertainment, social, and cultural landscape preferred

To apply

Please fill out the Airtable job application linked here.

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