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Legal Assistant

Company name

A & E Television Networks, LLC

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jan 16,2019

Valid Through

May 01,2019

Posted on

Dec 29,2018

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Assistant
Duties: Provide coordination, administrative and legal support to the Legal & Business Affairs team which consists of a Senior Vice President, four Vice Presidents, a Director, two assistants, and a contract administrator. Provide assistance to the team by managing day to day administrative responsibilities. Provide telephone support as needed; provide word processing services; set up and coordinate meetings and conferences including scheduling rooms; maintain contact lists. To support the team in effectively performing duties and ensuring that issues and tasks are handled in a timely manner. Make travel arrangements, prepare travel and entertainment expense reports and oversee the processing of outside counsel invoices; Collect credit card and cash receipts, invoices and other documentation and prepare report in Concur for reimbursement to executives. Support New York business affairs and legal executives when in town. Prepare memos regarding marketing and promotion guidelines/restrictions based on review of the underlying talent and studio agreements for each of our original movies and series; review credits, prepare credit billing blocks and list of credit requirements for each project. Checking for inconsistences in proposals from other departments with regard to contracted artists that could put A+E at risk (i.e. incorrect billing order, talent approvals, or legal designations). Review contracts to answer requests from our marketing and publicity departments on promotional issues, questions that arise regarding the use of talent to promote or market our movie or series. Draft and generate redlines of various agreements for review and polish by senior legal drafters. Research and provide legacy documents as requested by various colleagues. Send out contracts for signature internally and externally. Track all requests and responses regarding talent agency package fees. Assist managing deal flow, assignments, payments and occasionally cover for the contracts administrator. Upload legal documents to other systems for use by other departments and manage document distribution.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills. Strong PC skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; PPL; Concur; Aspen; Jaguar. Prior business affairs, law department or law firm administrative or paralegal experience. Strong communication and organizational skills, positive upbeat and can-do attitude, willingness to take initiative, refined judgment and discretion.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
A & E Television Networks, LLC
1925 Century Park East
Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90067

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