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Legal Assistant, Business Affairs

11736

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Administrative
Los Angeles
Full-Time

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

 

Overview and Responsibilities


Paramount is looking for a Legal Assistant! This position is responsible for providing support to the Senior Vice President, Business Affairs.
•    Assists in the preparation of work product.
•    Distributes, files, and coordinates internal and external agreements and correspondence.
•    Handles general administrative duties – for example, answers phones, rolls calls, schedules internal and external appointments and meetings, maintains document files electronically and in hard copy format, daily schedules and calendars, and handles e-mail distributions and incoming and outgoing mail, handles visitor requests, updates contact information, generates expense reports, and orders supplies.
•    Maintains tickler system for follow-up; updates entries of status of projects and deals in status reports.
•    Composes and generates letters, term sheets, and internal deal memos (using a data-based online program)
•    Liaises with internal departments and external entities as needed.


Basic Qualifications


•    Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred.
•    2+ years of entertainment, legal assistant, or administrative experience strongly preferred (in a fast-paced environment).
•    Proficient in MS Suites, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and internet software.


Additional Qualifications


•    Excellent written, verbal, and telephone skills.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with staff, other administrators, internal and external executives, colleagues, and senior management, and talent representatives and their offices.
•    Organized and thorough with the ability to manage time, prioritize work and demands, and anticipate needs.
•    Highly self-motivated, proactive, quick-thinking, flexible, collaborative, resourceful, thoughtful, and ability to exercise diplomacy and discretion.
 

 

 

 Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles