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Legal Assistant

29327

New York, NY, US, 10019

Legal
New York
Full-Time

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS, and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung Smart TVs and Xbox One.

 

Overview & Responsibilities


Showtime Networks seeks an experienced Legal Assistant to join our Law department! You will provide coverage to the General Counsel, all Showtime Networks Attorneys and Paralegals.


•    Support the day-to-day workflow of the attorneys
•    Maintain calendars, schedule appointments, coordinate meetings, reserve conference rooms and book travel arrangements
•    Maintain (iManage) filing system and organize documents
•    Assist with management of legal billing systems, reconcile expenses, and prepare expense report submissions
•    Prepare drafts of legal correspondence and agreements using department templates
•    Revise and redline legal documents as directed by attorneys
•    Process the execution and distribution of agreements
•    Process shipping labels and mailing packages

 

Basic Qualifications


•    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
•    3-5 years of work experience as a legal assistant, ideally in a law firm or the in-house legal department of a media company

 

Additional Qualifications


•    Proficiency at multi-tasking and handling a steady stream of assignments from multiple supervisors, prioritizing workload efficiently and accurately
•    Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to effectively collaborate with department staff, as well as internal and external partners
•    Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Zoom, Slack and iManage with the ability to learn other software applications
•    Experience reading and analyzing legal documents is a plus
 

 

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: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City