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Paralegal Specialist

Company name

Disney ABC Television Group.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Nov 27,2019

Posted on

Aug 14,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Burbank, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Paralegal Specialist
The candidate will assist with matters related to production, advertising/marketing (including social media marketing matters), brand, merchandising and events for its young adult network Freeform as well the kids-affiliated networks/services (i.e., Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD and Radio Disney). Work closely with all levels of Business and Legal Affairs staff, internal business unit representatives and similarly situated parties outside of the company. Drafting and negotiating agreements, amendments and other legal documentation for productions, events, pitches, graphics, spots, actors, writers, directors, below-the-line talent, amongst others, all within very short time frames. Reviewing existing series and film agreements to analyze rights and restrictions, and delivering such information to clients in a clear, concise manner. Reviewing marketing materials and television spots for legal issues. Maintaining various departmental charts and inputting information into databases on a daily basis. Handling title clearance matters for the division. Updating and training clients regarding relevant internal processes and protocols. Helping with special projects as assigned and approaching the same with a can-do attitude.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 3+ years of legal experience. Requires content review and clearance experience, exceptional organizational skills, an unwavering attention to detail and deadlines, drafting and negotiating expertise, acumen in legal issue spotting, and constant, effective communication with both internal clients and third parties. The ability to track and meet all relevant deadlines and follow up as appropriate is required. Should have familiarity with marketing, programming and production agreements. Must have the ability to multitask in a challenging, fast-paced, results-oriented environment. Should have strong understanding of contracts with the ability to draft contract language and integrate business issues into contracts. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and other office-related software. Legal experience in the marketing and/or television fields (recent law school graduates will be considered) is required. Must have Bachelor’s Degree. Should have Paralegal Certification (J.D.s will be considered).

Additional info

Job ID 688678BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Disney ABC Television Group.
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521-4551

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