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Team Assistant, Business & Legal Affairs, MTV Entertainment Group


New York, NY, US, 10014

New York

MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries, reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand,  the cultural home of the millennial generation and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects pop culture with award-winning content built around compelling storytelling,  music discovery and activism across TV,  the internet and other platforms. A unit of Paramount Global,  MTV operations span cable and mobile networks,  live events,  theatrical films and MTV Studios.




Are you passionate about television and have an interest in the business side? If so, join our incredible Business & Legal affairs team. We provide day-to-day business and legal services for the MTV Entertainment Studios Group, focusing on Marketing Legal, Development and Production. You will support three attorneys and provide support as otherwise needed across the group.


  • You will circulate, track, follow-up, and distribute documents including contracts, correspondence, and status charts and reports.
  • You will field incoming phone calls and maintain up-to-date contacts.
  • You will schedule and coordinate the planning of department events and outings, schedule & book conference rooms, coordinate internal and external meeting, respond to facility issues, book conference calls and other business appointments as well as handle travel arrangements and expense reports.
  • You will maintain well-organized digital filing systems.
  • You will perform research and summarize contract terms, at the direction of attorneys.
  • Opportunity to learn and develop contract drafting skills.
  • You will perform various other organizational and support functions including, but not limited to, ordering office supplies and providing backup support to the other executives and members of the department.




  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Display tremendous attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Excel.




  • Passionate about television with a strong interest in the “business-side” of entertainment.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to multitask, properly prioritize and meet deadlines. Quick turnaround time on most assignments required.
  • Extraordinary communication skills including, without limitation, maintaining a professional demeanor while calmly and efficiently handling a large volume of phone calls and paperwork.
  • Maintain a positive attitude in a demanding fast paced environment.
  • Ability to exercise solid business judgment and maintain confidentiality.
  • Highly motivated and resourceful self-starter with excellent follow-through skills.
  • Ability to anticipate and properly resolve administrative issues/problems without relying on senior executives input or direction.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm in the entertainment industry, particularly television.
  • Should have the flexibility to work overtime as needed.


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.


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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.

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