Full Time Job

Legal Assistant, Business Affairs


Los Angeles, CA 07-09-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Senior Executive Vice President, Legal Business Affairs & Administration.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
• Assists in the preparation of EVP work product
• Distributes internal and external agreements, memos, and correspondences
• Answers phones, schedules appointments, confirms meetings, maintains daily schedules, photocopies material, facsimile and e-mail distributions, routes incoming and outgoing mail that may include large distribution lists
• Maintains tickler system for follow-up; updates entries of status of projects and negotiations in various status report databases
• Composes and generates letters and memos; backs-up proofreading and editing on documents prepared by attorneys
• Assists in the preparation of first-draft agreements for production, acquisition and distribution of online, mobile and other digital content
• Generates expense reports
• Liaises with internal departments and external entities as needed
• Routes articles to lawyers and other company officials
• Files correspondence and legal documents in office filing system
• Ensures proper indexing and filing of original legal documents

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum 2+ years experience in Entertainment and/or Legal experience
• Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required; JD welcome

Additional Qualifications:
• Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with staff, other administrators, internal and external customers and senior management
• Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet software
• Organized and detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple high priorities, appropriately prioritize work and proactively anticipate and manage time

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The film studio's iconic logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as The Godfather, Chinatown, Forrest Gump and Titanic; and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, Mission: Impossible and Sonic the Hedgehog. Recent, innovative, break-out films such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Arrival, Rocketman, and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount Pictures' passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount Pictures controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group. Paramount Pictures is a subsidiary of Paramount, which connects with billions of people worldwide through its global brands including MTV, CBS, Paramount Network, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and streaming service Paramount+.


Hiring Salary Range: $52,000.00 - 58,000.00.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv0jqn-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $52,000 to $58,000 Per Year ($ USD)