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 Fox Group Legal
Assistant Litigation

In this role, you will provide overall administrative and legal support to a Senior Vice President and Senior Counsel of Content Protection Litigation and a Counsel of Internet Enforcement. The attorneys you will support manage legal work, including anti-piracy litigation, for Fox companies worldwide.
Our successful candidate will be self-motivated with excellent organizational and communication skills and possess the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with a high degree of accuracy, professionalism, and close attention to detail. Candidates should have three or more years assistant experience, with proficiency in MS Word and Excel. Legal experience and college degree highly preferred. Experience in document management software and PowerPoint preferred. Other duties as assigned.

Please apply on line to foxcareers.com FFE 16439

[posted 11/12/09]

 ABC Studios seeks qualified candidate for an Administrative Assistant supporting two Business Affairs Executives. Environment is demanding and fast-paced and involves preparation, revision and distribution of time-sensitive legal documents.
ent work experience
Req ID: 214870
Location: Burbank, CA

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
· Answering and screening incoming calls
· Compiling and distributing talent agreements and exhibits
· Scheduling meetings and maintaining extensive calendars
· Handling the preparation and processing of expense reports
· Managing and maintaining departmental files
· Updating status reports
· General office duties including photocopying, faxing, shipping and ordering supplies
· Contributes to departmental projects as well as implements special projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
Work Experience
Required
Candidate should have a minimum of two years administrative experience with a strong knowledge of the industry
Preferred
Prior agency desk, legal and/or business affairs experience
Skills & Abilities

Required
· Computer proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
· Proven organizational and prioritization skills
· Excellent analytical skills with the ability to exercise appropriate judgment in executing tasks without supervision
· Ability to multi-task a variety of projects at any given time
· Effective communication skills in both verbal and written form
· Team player attitude with the ability to interact with multiple levels of employees and clients within and outside the organization.
· Must possess enthusiasm, flexibility and creativity and be willing to assume challenges and increased responsibility.
Preferred
SAP experience

Education
Required
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

[posted 11/12/09]

 A syndictated daytime TV show is looking for a Clearance Coordinator. Candidate must have a 4 year College degree, superior drafting and organization skills, rights and cleareance experience at a major production company or television network, knowledge of preparing and updating rights grids and tracking reports. Previous employment at a law firm or accounting firm a plus.

Position is located in New York City. Please send your resumes to tvjobsnyc2009@gmail.com.

[posted 11/6/09]


 Classic Media

JOB:          Contracts Administrator / Administrative Assistant
Location:     New York, NY
Company:    Classic Media
Reports to:   SVP, Business & Legal Affairs / General Counsel

ROLE:  This position is responsible for contract management and general administrative support for Business and Legal Affairs department.

Includes:
Process and track a range of agreements for five in-house attorneys
Communicate and coordinate with various departments on status of agreements and deal memo specifics
Track action dates in contracts as required
PersonNameDraft correspondence letters
Process and track legal and administrative invoices
Manage legal files on legal server as well as at storage facility
Help maintain trademark database (Web TMS) for IP counsel
Other ad-hoc administration duties as outlined by the department head such as filing, making photocopies, scheduling meetings, answering phones, scanning, etc.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

The candidate will have some familiarity with one or more of the following:  general corporate law including non-disclosure agreements, creative service agreements, distribution and licensing agreements, entertainment law and IP law.
Experience will include contract review and preparation, legal correspondence, and legal research.
Familiarity with Web TMS, Counterpoint Pelican Profiles, Filemaker Pro, Jaguar Software, or equiv. tracking database.
Must be Mac proficient.
Must have strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, WordPerfect, MS Excel and PowerPoint.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must be able to work well in a team environment, juggle multiple projects and handle tight deadlines.
Must be able to handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion.
Candidates should possess strong organizational skills, fine attention to detail and sharp analytical skills.
Must be able to maneuver heavy boxes in and out of storage and for filing purposes.
Experience in legal profession preferred.
College degree required.

About the Company:
Classic Media is a global media company that owns and manages one of the world's largest portfolios of legacy brands, including Where's Waldo?, Rocky and Bullwinkle, Underdog and Casper the Friendly Ghost.  Classic Media is also a leading producer of new content¾both TV and film¾with first-rate partners across the globe.

How to Apply:
To be considered for this opportunity, please forward your resume to hr@classicmedia.tv and reference “Contract Administrator” in your subject line.

[posted 11/6/09]

 IM Global is a dynamic and well-established independent film sales and distribution company located in West Hollywood and we are looking to hire an experienced International Contract Administrator with a minimum of 4 - 5 years work experience either in-house at a studio, network, film sales company or at an entertainment law firm. Our ideal candidate MUST have prior entertainment, distribution, licensing and film sales/finance experience who has drafted international contracts and is fully aware of the issues at hand, in addition to being willing to take direction with a good attitude and work hard. If interested, please send your resume to Lauren Wilson at lauren_wilson@imglobalfilm.com.


[posted 10/21/09][

 Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation is a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, with robust and multi-faceted divisions across all areas including digital, home entertainment, network and cable television distribution, studio operations, and consumer products and recreation. A unit of the leading global entertainment content company, Viacom, Paramount is part of a family of prominent and respected brands including MTV Networks and BET Networks.

Job Summary
Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
*Conduct Legal Research.
*Draft below the line production related legal documents for theatrical motion pictures including product placement deals, location agreements, equipment rental contracts, various production and post-production agreements, confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements and numerous promotion and ancillary agreements and other contracts as needed.
*Coordinate insurance matters with risk management.
*Prepare internal status memos advising various departments including post production, marketing, promotions, online and merchandising regarding any approval rights and/or restrictions to ensure compliance with contractual legal obligations.
*Maintain files and document management.

Qualifications/Skills
Basic qualifications:
*Bachelor's Degree and paralegal certificate from an ABA school preferred
*Minimum two years paralegal experience at a production company or entertainment law practice (or equivalent experience)

Desired skills:
*Prior entertainment experience
*Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Delta View and internet research
*Superior oral and written communication skills
*Self starter with ability to handle multiple, high priority tasks
*Excellent attention to detail
*Strong drafting, organizational and time management skills


* Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV to http://www.paramount.com/studio/jobs

[posted 10/21/09]


 New Beverly Hills Entertainment Company is seeking an EXPERIENCED business and legal affairs Executive Assistant to work directly with the Head of Business and Legal Affairs. The job duties include, but are not limited to, administrative support, revising agreements, phones, calendaring, filing, proofing, editing, and other general administrative duties. The ideal candidate will want to pursue a career in Law, preferably as a Paralegal and have 1-3 years experience as a legal assistant in a law firm, television or film production company or studio. Candidates must be very detailed oriented, motivated, professional and proactive. Proficient in lotus notes, word, excel and mac. Exceptional spelling, grammar and organizational skills are a must!

*Spanish speaking a plus.
Pay: 40K-50K (DOE)
To apply, please e-mail resume to indominalegal@gmail.com

[posted 10/21/09]

 Summit Entertainment is seeking a temporary Legal Assistant to support the SVP and the VP in Legal Affairs. The assignment is open ended and may become full-time in 2010.

This role is responsible for managing day-to-day administrative functions, interfacing with a variety of talent representatives, outside counsel and high level executives (both internally and externally), processing development/production above-the-line talent agreements, maintaining/organizing files, drafting correspondence and other minor documents, and screening calls for SVP and VP.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Coordinate/distribute/process various draft agreements and agreements (including talent agreements for motion picture projects in development and production, as well as acquisition, marketing and other agreements) for execution & counter-execution
Maintain the contracts databases
Regularly update the Legal Affairs status sheet for the department
Create chain of title summaries and binders, and organize documents for delivery in connection with financing transactions
Manage execution and distribution of various bond/loan documents for closings
Manage calendar, schedules and coordinate meetings and conference calls, prepare expense reports, and answer phone lines of SVP and VP
Scan, file and track documents and high volume of correspondence
Manage special projects as designated, specifically dealing with legal, administrative and coordination issues.
Provide general department administrative assistance, including assisting other attorneys/legal consultants and paralegals when needed
Handle/draft correspondence/minor documents and various other word processing duties, including preparing redlines
Create, maintain, and organize files
Interface and manage communications with talent representatives

QUALIFICATIONS

1-2 years experience as a assistant (A plus if in legal or business affairs and/or at a studio supporting senior executives)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Highly organized and detail oriented, with the ability to multi-task
Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and deal with deadline pressure
Superior communication skills (written and verbal)
Bachelor's degree

To submit your application for consideration, please follow the link below to the job posting.

https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=456652

[posted 10/21/09]

 VH1 Business and Legal Affairs

Title: Legal Assistant

Job Description:

Support Senior Vice President and Vice President in all administrative areas including, but not limited to: drafting business letters, memoranda or other communications as directed by supervisors; revising, proofreading and other word processing of business and legal documents/contracts and communications.  Will be responsible for  creating and maintaining efficient and organized individual and departmental filing systems; answering phones, receiving, relaying and responding to internal and external messages and communications; handling, sorting, screening and facilitating mail and other written correspondence; scheduling meetings and managing individual calendars; facilitating travel arrangements; coordinating administrative logistics; processing expense reports & invoices; and utilizing relevant administrative and organizational knowledge of procedures to assist supervisors with all administrative needs.  This position is located in CityplaceSanta Monica, StateCA.

Job Requirements:

Minimum of 1-3 years of experience as a legal assistant in a business and legal affairs department or at a private practice law firm, preferably in the entertainment industry.  
Familiarity with general entertainment industry contracts and procedures.
Proven ability to multi-task at a very high level and work with a heavy workload and successfully meet deadlines.
Must be a quick learner who is proactive and needs minimal supervision and guidance with a proven ability to work in a fast paced/pressured environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
High-level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Access for Windows, and AOL Instant Messenger.
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and provide attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with all types of personalities and work styles.
Professional demeanor and exceptional phone presentation and skills.

The ideal candidate will be organized, self-motivated, diplomatic, resourceful, and possess a proven ability to anticipate and resolve administrative issues or problems and follow-up and follow-through on all pending projects.  College degree, paralegal training or equivalent work experience is required.

To apply please visit: www.mtvncareers.com.

MTV Networks is an Active Equal Opportunity Employer

[posted 9/24/09]



Live Nation

TITLE:  Contracts Administrator
LOCATION: Hollywood, CA

Responsibilities:
Prepare and process rental agreements for approximately 60 live music venues for three in-house lawyers; communicate and coordinate other contract revisions with in-house legal; track action dates in contracts as required; light contract drafting and correspondence; and other ad-hoc contracts administration duties as outlined by in-house legal department.

Answer questions from venues and field offices; file, prepare and revise contract processing guidelines as necessary; communicate and update contracts group policies and reminders to venues and field offices.
Qualifications:
The candidate will have some familiarity with one or more of the following: general corporate law including non-disclosure agreements and letters of understanding; vendor, service and procurement agreements; and real estate law.
Experience will include contract review and preparation; legal correspondence; and legal research
Must have strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, WordPerfect, MS Excel and PowerPoint.
Must have strong writing, grammar and spelling skills.
Must possess excellent communication skills and a professional phone manner.
 Must be able to work well in a team environment, juggle multiple projects and handle tight deadlines.
Must be able to handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion.
Experience in legal profession preferred.
College degree preferred.
For more information about our job opportunities please visit our career site at www.livenationcareers.com

ABOUT LIVE NATION

Live Nation's mission is to maximize the live concert experience. Our core business is producing, marketing and selling live concerts for artists via our global concert pipe. Live Nation is the largest producer of live concerts in the world, annually producing over 22,000 concerts for 1,600 artists in 33 countries.  During 2008, the company sold over 50 million concert tickets and drove over 70 million unique visitors to LiveNation.com. Live Nation is transforming the concert business by expanding its concert platform into ticketing and building the industry's first artist-to-fan vertically integrated concert platform. The company is headquartered in placeCityLos Angeles, StateCalifornia and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol LYV. For additional information about the company, please visit www.livenation.com/investors.

[posted 9/11/09]

Shine International

Temporary Full-time, Paralegal

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Shine International, a leading independent international television distribution company, is seeking a full-time paralegal to work in its business and legal affairs department, currently based on the backlot at Universal. Specific responsibilities will include drafting and redlining of agreements, including licensing of finished television episodes, format licensing, clip licensing and contract administration, including maintaining and updating the department’s rights summary worksheet and database. The ideal candidate possesses the ability to prioritize and multi-task, with exceptional organizational skills, in a demanding and results-oriented environment. We are looking to fill this position immediately.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

· Minimum of 3 years prior paralegal experience in the entertainment industry with a major studio, network or law firm; experience in a television and/or film distribution department of a major studio or distribution company strongly preferred
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Strong legal drafting skills / must have knowledge and experience to respond quickly and effectively to redlined comments
· Excellent computer skills with a high level of proficiency in MS Word and Excel; experience with Jaguar or another database/rights tracking system strongly preferred.
· Ability to prioritize and manage time, with exceptional organizational skills, superior attention to detail and a facility for handling a constant stream of high-priority projects
· Ability to independently exercise sound judgment and perform under minimal supervision
· Strong initiative to take on tasks and set own priorities and deadlines
· Ability to excel under pressure in a demanding, fast-paced, results-oriented work environment

· This is a position for a seasoned paralegal NOT an attorney; we kindly ask that you respect this parameter and all of the qualifications and requirements above before sending your resume, thank you. Please email resumes to: reveillejobs@gmail.com

[posted 9/11/09]

Eclipse Law Corporation
Legal Assistant/Intern,

Eclipse Law Corp., a Beverly Hills entertainment law firm representing high-profile writers, directors, actors, producers and production companies, seeks interns. Must be bright, professional and energetic with good phone manner and attention to detail. Duties include reviewing and drafting agreements, reading scripts and writing coverage, phones, filing, etc. This is a great opportunity to learn about the business from a top-notch attorney and to make connections. School credit can be arranged. Must be available Thursdays. Email resume to rszymanski@eclipselaw.com.

[posted 9/4/09]

Mattel/Fisher-Price Brands

Position: Music Licensing Paralegal

Individual will work closely with Mattel, Inc. Senior Counsel, Music & Entertainment in the CityplaceNew York City office. Individual will:

- Act as liaison with music publishers, record companies and/or movie studios requesting music composition and sound recording information, quotes, licenses and/or contracts.
- Review licenses/quotes and prepare comprehensive mark-up and comments based on standard Mattel/Fisher-Price/American Girl/Radica terms and conditions.
- Negotiate standard terms and conditions through to resolution directly with outside parties; will escalate complex issues to Senior Counsel.
 - Draft contract summaries for all agreements and distribute to appropriate personnel.
- Manage the internal approval process securing signatures as needed and prepare contract summaries of all fully-executed music licenses.  
- Manage the internal process with finance department regarding music royalty provisions in fully-executed licenses and ensure that finance has all information necessary to properly pay music licensors.
- Manage the internal process with marketing departments to ensure that marketing has all information necessary to get product samples to music licensors
- Manage the internal check request process ensuring all necessary documentation is completed.
- Prepare and update Project Status Report on a weekly basis ensuring information is up to date and accurate; distribute reports to appropriate team members.
- Establish and maintain a filing system to ensure the protection of original music licenses and backup documentation.
- Complete public domain music clearances and perform research.
- Establish and maintain public domain and music rights databases.
- Handle general administrative duties for music licensing division of the Legal department including filing,  faxing, copying and provide key organizational support to the Senior Counsel, Music & Entertainment.
- Arrange and schedule conference call/meetings, reserve conference rooms and/or phone dial-in number.
- Prepare and submit expense reports.
- Prepare, schedule and track mailed and couriered documents.
- Format and review red-lined documents with attention to grammar and spelling.
- Contract management/tracking.
- Prepare quarterly licensing reports for finance department

Qualification/Skills:
- Bachelors degree or Paralegal Certification preferred.
- Minimum of 3 - 5 years of solid music licensing experience
- Strong knowledge of music and entertainment licensing issues and transactions (including,  licensing both synchronization and master uses into video games, merchandise, TV commercials, film, DVDs and extensive promotional uses)
- Strong music licensing negotiation experience.
- Established relationships with current music licensing professionals at music publishing companies, record companies and/or movie studios
- Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, PowerPoint, DeltaView and Databases)
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) w/keen attention to accuracy.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong, collaborative working relationships w/ cross-functional internal groups & external partners.
- Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to handle high volume work, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
- Ability to establish processes/systems and streamline current processes/systems.
- Self-starter w/ability to take initiative and work independently.

To apply, please visit our website at www.fisher-price.com apply through our career opportunities section.

[posted 9/4/09]


Marvel

PARALEGAL - BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS

The paralegal would absorb some of the administrative tasks of the legal department (e.g., clip licensing agreements, delivery obligations, marketing approvals, credits administration and contract summaries/memos) as well as some of the smaller production agreements (equipment, locations, etc.).
1. Assist lawyers in preparation of various production agreements:
Equipment leases;
Location agreements;
Clip licensing agreements;
Vehicle rental agreements; animal agreements; intern agreements; catering, security and other miscellaneous production agreements;
Non-disclosure agreements.
2. Delivery obligations:
Maintain files and prepare documentation for delivery to Marvel’s distributor(s);
Coordinate with post-production and marketing to confirm that all physical, digital and other creative materials are delivered in accordance with the delivery schedule;
Prepare main and end title credit obligation summaries and review credits prior to delivery of a picture;
Assist with summaries of contractual restrictions and other obligations for Marvel’s distributors.
3. Contract management:
Prepare internal memoranda and contract excerpts required in connection with talent publicity travel, dubbing and cutting rights and other contractual obligations.
Administration of contract management system (maintenance of clause libraries, forms design, reporting, etc.)
4. Other administrative tasks:
Prepare guild applications, notices and waivers required by the guilds and unions in connection with credits and other matters;
Track MPAA title registrations.
Approval of marketing materials (internal circulation, review for compliance with guild and services agreements, etc.).
Calendaring of talent options, financing administrative obligations and other due dates.
File maintenance and other administrative tasks as needed.

Please send all resumes to marvel.paralegalresumes@gmail.com

[posted 9/4/09]

StarzEntertainment

EXECUTIVE LEGAL ASSISTANT
LOCATION: BURBANK, CALIFORNIA
COMPANY INFORMATION:

Our very competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, paid vacations and holidays, 401 (k) with generous company match, cable discount and tuition reimbursement.

Starz Entertainment is a premium movie provider operating in the United States. Starz Entertainment offers 16 movie channels including the flagship Starz® and Encore® brands with approximately 16 million and 30.3 million subscribers respectively. Starz Entertainment airs more than 1,000 movies per month across its pay TV channels.

Starz Entertainment provides quality movies and original, compelling content, viewed through our premium and commercial-free networks, or as a broadband download. We continue to invest in technology that enhances the viewing experience, and in platforms that allow consumers greater flexibility in how, when and where they watch.

The Executive Assistant will provide general executive administrative support for the Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Starz Media and Starz Pay Television Channels as well as general support for the Legal Team. Will manage calendars and scheduling of all meetings, travel, conference calls, greet clients, and maintain filing system. Will manage high level of communication with senior executives and staff at Starz, all major film studios, broadcast networks, agencies and production houses, clients and vendors. The ideal individual will be high energy, self-directed, efficient and able to handle multiple tasks and priorities in a professional and confident demeanor. Must also possess superior communication and organizational skills, ability to provide support at the executive level, and ability to maintain confidentiality. Provide heavy telephone support and roll calls; provide accurate information to callers and clients, schedule appointments, manage call tracking log. Manage executive calendar, assist in meeting preparation, and schedule/coordinate meetings. Handle any accounts payable involving reconciling, submitting and tracking expense reports and all outside counsel bills. Arrange travel and prepare expense reports; coding, scanning, and reconciling. Copying, printing, compiling documents, creating binders, creating and distributing agendas/itineraries, sending and receiving mail and faxes, ordering supplies, maintain organization and filing system, etc. Compile standard reports and presentations, transcribe notes when required. Other general duties/administrative tasks as required.
Minimum of three years of administrative/office management experience, supporting at the executive level. Prior experience assisting within a legal environment highly preferred. College degree highly preferred. Possess professional level verbal and written English communication skills as well as interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to prioritize work, demonstrated problem-solving ability, and a keen attention to detail. Ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast-paced, high volume environment with minimum direction under tight deadlines. Ability to copy data and compile records and reports. Ability to anticipate the needs of the Legal Team and outside clients and associates. Professional maturity, presentation, and confidence. Display good judgment and ability to maintain confidentiality. Strong computer skills: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, Internet. Prior experience managing heavy travel and schedule arrangements. Should have an interest in continuing career in the area of executive support for several years.

TO APPLY:
Mail your cover letter and resume and reference the Job #156009 to: SEG, Attn: Recruitment Specialist, 8900 Liberty Circle, Englewood, CO 80112; fax to (720) 852-5891; or apply on-line at www.starz.com. Drug test req'd of successful candidate. No Phone Calls Please. EOE.

[posted 9/4/08]

Current

Contract Administrator

Current is a new breed of media company that empowers its young adult audience with participatory media platforms and formats that inform, enrich, and inspire. Through our TV network, Current TV, and our website, Current.com we create and distribute viewer-created content and Current produced content that is relevant to the lives of young adults.

Our integrated television and online platforms provide an immersive and interactive experience for our audience. Current.com is a full-fledged social news site and is the first in the TV sector to serve as a creative filtering platform for TV programming.  Our unique approach to “crowdsourcing” TV programming gives us exceptional results: more than one third of the programming on Current TV comes from viewers. Our average viewer watches and participates on Current 5+ hours a week.

Current's award-winning programming ranges from the hottest trends in technology, fashion and music, to pressing issues such as the environment, finance and politics. We won both an Emmy (for creative achievement in interactive TV) and a Webby (for best TV website)- how's that for convergence? Current is now viewed in the U.S., U.K. and Italy in more than 58 million households through distribution partners Comcast (Channel 107 nationwide), Time Warner (nationwide), DirecTV (channel 358 nationwide), Dish Network (channel 196 nationwide), BSkyB (channel 183), Virgin Media Cable (channel 155) and Sky Italia (channel 130). For more information, please visit the Web site: www.current.com

Responsibilities

Analyze, track, archive, and support multiple contracts and contract amendments for multi-national company;
Maintain records management and contract tracking systems;
Monitor contract-related activities and manage and track ongoing changes to contract requirements;
Organize, track, and communicate important contract deadlines and option dates;
Process, and organize agreements and option exercise notices;
Compile and generate monthly and ad hoc reports on contractual obligations and deadlines for members of various departments across the company;
Ensure fulfillment of contractual obligations;
Follow up internally and externally on pending contract and other contractual matters
Prepare materials for auditors;
Maintain proprietary rights-management database for audiovisual content;
Potential for position to expand to agreement drafting and negotiation;
Position is based in placeCitySan Francisco, StateCA and reports to Manager, Contract Administration;

Skills:

3+years experience with contract analysis, interpretation, tracking and management;
Ability to comprehend a wide variety of legal documents; experience with lease, service, and license agreements a plus;
Strong database management skills;
Experience with agreement tracking database(s) at law firms, in-house legal or other work environments a plus;
Computer skills and proficiency in MS Office; specifically a strong knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
Superior verbal, written, editing, and proof-reading skills;
Must work well in a closely-knit, team-oriented, fast-paced, and deadline- pressured environment;
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials in a professional manner;
Meticulous attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills;
Ability to prioritize work and multi-task;
College degree;
Great attitude and a team player!

If you're looking for a rewarding opportunity, a great work environment, and the chance to earn a competitive salary and good benefits, please email your resume, cover letter, and salary history to legaljobs@current.com. Please include “Contract Administrator - US” in the subject line of your email.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with our Company depends solely on your qualifications.

[posted 9/4/09]

TNT/TBS – Senior Paralegal Manager

Based in Burbank, CA

Job Description: The Turner Legal Department is looking for an experienced entertainment paralegal to handle various tasks relating to development and production of original TV series programming. Responsibilities include drafting or reviewing and negotiating talent and production agreements (including certificates of authorship and employment, writer and producer agreements, performer day player and weekly agreements, crew deal memos, assignments, releases, location agreements, clip licenses, vendor agreements, termination and turnaround agreements, consulting agreements, etc.), filing financings statements, chain of title and rights analysis, preparing and updating rights and contract summaries/spreadsheets, serving as liaison with clients and third parties, and managing and updating contract forms as necessary. Must be productive and able to work under pressure with strong attention to detail and have excellent drafting, analytical and organizational skills.

Qualifications: Position requires four year college degree with minimum of three years of paralegal or similar professional experience in the area of entertainment transactions (with a strong preference for television series experience). Experience drafting and negotiating production legal agreements and analyzing and summarizing chain of title and other rights agreements and data required; familiarity with guild agreements and UCC experience desired. Must have exceptional interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage attorney and client demands appropriately working in a fast-paced environment where deadlines are a priority and handling multiples jobs simultaneously is the norm. Strong initiative, flexibility and ability to work autonomously, while also being a strong and supportive member of the team, are essential. Experience at a reputable law firm, studio or network preferred.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers.
Email cover letter and resume to TLDJobs-LAOriginals@turner.com No phone calls.

[posted 8/7/09]

The Walt Disney Company is a diversified, international family entertainment and media company whose operations include theme parks and resorts, filmed entertainment including motion pictures and television shows, home video products, records, consumer products, a cruise line, radio and television stations, broadcast and cable networks, Internet offerings, publishing activities and professional sports enterprises.



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