Full Time Job

Coordinator / Assistant, Business & Legal Affairs, Production Content Review

Paramount

New York, NY 08-03-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview and Responsibilities

We are seeking a Coordinator/Assistant to provide administrative support to multiple legal executives on the Production Content Review team within the Business and Legal Affairs Department at Paramount and coordinate the Production Content Review function. The Production Content Review team provides legal counsel across multiple Paramount brands (BET, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV, et al) regarding legal issues relating to multi-platform programming, including intellectual property, defamation, privacy, right of publicity, and handles related claims and a variety of pre-litigation matters.
• Maintain and update Production Content Review (''PCR'') databases and Excel spreadsheets
• Keep track of all PCR activity for the group
• Maintain calendars and schedules
• Schedule and coordinate internal and external meetings, Zoom meetings, conference calls, lunches, and other business appointments
• Coordinate requests for review with various production groups and serve as a primary point of contact for those groups
• Prepare weekly reports
• Build and maintain well organized digital filing systems
• Perform legal administrative tasks including Bluebooking
• Maintain and update contact information
• Draft letters and correspondence (including blacklining, etc.)
• Complete travel arrangements & process travel and expense reports
• PDF and photocopy documents
• Field incoming phone calls

Basic Qualifications
• At least 2 years in a legal or administrative assistant capacity
• Tech savvy with a high proficiency with MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Zoom and Adobe Acrobat
• A background or degree in media and/or entertainment

Additional Qualifications
• Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize a large volume of diverse projects
• Background or active interest in the legal aspects of Paramount's core business, including entertainment law
• Ability to multitask, prioritize and excellent follow-through skills
• Excellent proofreading skills; high degree of attention to detail
• Able to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment
• Ability to ''think on your feet'', take initiative and maintain a positive demeanor.
• Professional and efficient in handling incoming phone calls and inquiries

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvp8w7-35-172-223-251-42 in your application.