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Legal Staff in Knoxville, TN

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Company name

Scripps Networks

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

USA Knoxville, TN

Posted on

Apr 23,2012

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Legal Coordinator The candidate will assist attorneys in drafting and reviewing long and short form agreements including, production, talent, licensing, and other miscellaneous programming and content-related agreements for various company networks. Will communicate with various network personnel regarding legal and contractual issues, and consult with attorneys on such issues. Review requests for document preparation, identify issues, examine prior agreements for continuity of terms and conditions, input/track status of agreements in database, and field inquiries from internal and external sources regarding contract terms, conditions and status. Assist attorneys in drafting and editing legal documents and perform other duties as needed.

Qualification and Experience

A Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate is desirable. Must have 5 - 7 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department is strongly preferred. Experience must include a history of independent drafting of initial drafts of legal documents. Should have high degree of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat and Excel. Experience with DeltaView or other document comparison software program is strongly preferred. Working knowledge of the law as it pertains to contracts, media, entertainment, television programming and content-related issues is a plus. Strong organizational skills are a must, as is the ability to communicate clearly and professionally both in writing and verbally. Occasional overtime and some travel may be required.

Additional info

Requisition Number: 2962

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Scripps Networks
P.O. Box 51850
Knoxville, Tennessee 37950
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