Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

National Association of Broadcasters

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Nov 27,2018

Posted on

Mar 16,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Washington, DC
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant
The candidate will assist the attorneys in the Legal department carry out their varied work in a timely and efficient manner. Help attorneys in their preparation of frequent legal filings at federal agencies and conducting legal and other research. Assist other work of the legal department and providing administrative support within the department, including document management. Conduct legal research and general research about communications industry and broadcasting. Assist attorneys in preparing and filing pleadings at the Federal Communications Commission and other agencies. Provide support for federal court litigation. Assist in preparing required NAB reports. Oversee department’s document management system. Assist attorneys in preparing materials for and responding to inquiries from NAB member stations about legal issues. Other duties as assigned. Demonstrate a genuine interest and sensitivity in the thoughts, opinions, values and needs of co-workers and customers and views differences in these areas as both inevitable and acceptable. Avoid speaking, writing or doing other things that could be seen as disrespectful, exclusionary, discriminatory or offensive in nature. Deals with others in a professional manner. Recognize and show respect for the strengths and contributions of others. Adjust quickly and effectively to changing conditions and demands. Discuss change as a necessary and inevitable aspect of organizational life as well as an opportunity to learn new things. Has a similar view and approach to potentially stressful situations or with conflicting demands. Invest personal energy toward accepting and adapting to change that others use toward resisting or resenting it. Communicate effectively and appropriately. Use good judgment as to what to communicate to whom and to when as well as the best way to get that accomplished (written, verbal). Speak in a clear and credible manner, selecting the right tone for the situation and audience. Provide appropriate feedback when needed. Listens to others and allows them to make their point. Handle multiple assignments and priorities yet still fulfills all commitments. Readily accept new responsibilities and adapts well to changes in procedures. Give appropriate priorities to various work demands. Follow through on commitments. Value the time of others by: coming prepared to meetings, being on time, responding to emails and communications in a timely manner. Take a proactive approach to anticipating and preventing problems. Use logic and methods to solve difficult problems resulting in effective solutions. Seek a variety of resources and data as part of the problem solving process. Must possesses sufficient job skills and knowledge to perform the job in a competent manner. Demonstrate a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job; an understanding of the link between one's own job responsibilities/performance and overall organizational goals. Personally demonstrate that external or internal customers are a high priority. Identify customer needs and expectations and responds to them in a timely and effective manner. Anticipate and prevent delays or other things that can adversely affect the customer. Consistently act with the customers in mind. Establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect. Keep customers informed about the status of pending actions. Maintain effective relationships with NAB staff. Maintain effective relationships with external partners. Experience as a paralegal/legal assistant is preferred but not required. Experience or interest in the communications industry, technology and/or broadcasting is preferred. Should have proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel).

Additional info

Send cover letter with salary range and resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
National Association of Broadcasters
1771 N Street
Washington, DC 20036
Fax: 202-775-2983

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