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Business Affairs & Legal Assistant

Endeavor

New York, NY 05-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Role: Business & Legal Affiars Assistant- Non-Scripted Business Legal Affairs

Reports to: SVP, Associate General

Location: New York

Company Description:

Endeavor Content is a leader in the development, financing and sales of premium film, television, theater, audio, and live content. Endeavor Content seeks to facilitate more ownership and creative freedom for artists, creators and production companies in the ever-changing media landscape. Endeavor Content is a studio that has evolved to meet today's changing business needs and is committed to advocating diversity and equality within our industry.

Endeavor Content has been behind over 100 projects annually that have garnered numerous awards and commercial success. Endeavor Content's recent projects include films ''Just Mercy'' and ''Peanut Butter Falcon,'' television series ''See'' and ''Killing Eve,'' the podcast ''Blackout,'' Rihanna's ''Savage x Fenty Fashion Show'' special, and live event ''Rocketman Live.'' Endeavor Content is a division of Endeavor, a global entertainment, sports and content company.

Endeavor Content is looking for an Executive Legal Assistant interested in working in the entertainment industry. Reporting to two individuals on the Business Legal Affairs team, and working closely with the Legal Team, the position will be responsible for providing administrative support and assisting with department projects.

Job Responsibilities
• Works closely with Business and Legal Affairs to ensure departmental executive are meeting various deadlines and completing tasks as necessitated by various overlapping schedules
• Performs clerical duties such as filing, typing, copying documents, document preparation, redlining, document distribution, expense report preparation
• Manages SVP's and VP's communications, contacts, calendar, expenses, and travel.
• Screens and responds to incoming calls and correspondence
• Composes and prepares confidential correspondence, reports, and other documents, including redlining of all such documents
• Creates and maintains database and spreadsheet files
• Initiate, lead, and manage automation of reports and analyses
• Interact with internal and external business partners and executives
• Ad-Hoc projects to support growth of division
• Serve as primary coordinator tracking documents for signature and delivery
• Maintain databases of partnerships, active projects, and executed deals
• Perform other related duties as requested by executives

Requirements
• Bachelors degree
• Superior proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Strong interest in content, understanding of the ecosystem and the changing landscape of distribution
• Prior experience in a business affairs and/or legal office environment supporting senior executives strongly preferred. Media/Entertainment experience is a plus
• Ability to multi-task projects, manage stakeholders across the company and pivot across functions with great organization, detail, flexibility, accountability, and proactivity

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnk7z5-34-236-187-155-42 in your application.

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Endeavor

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.