Full Time Job

Legal Assistant

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 09-22-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Simon & Schuster is looking for a full-time Legal Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to join a collegial and collaborative team. We are looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented team player with a passion for books and an interest in a legal career. This role is based in New York, and the successful candidate will be required to come into the office regularly, with some hybrid work.

Key Responsibilities:

Day-to-day administrative support for the legal team, including the EVP & General Counsel and the other department attorneys

Formatting, editing and redlining documents, including agreements, contracts, letters and other legal correspondence

Printing, distributing and filing documents

Maintaining comprehensive and accurate records

Circulating documents for signature (wet ink and electronic)

Scheduling and coordinating meetings among parties with demanding calendars

Taking notes during meetings

Booking travel and preparing expense reports

Handling department mail

Maintaining office supplies

Assisting in any tasks or projects as needed


2-3 years of related legal experience

Computer literacy with proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Meticulous attention to detail and top-notch organizational skills

Ability to multitask, prioritize and handle confidential information with good judgement and discretion

Excellent communication and writing skills

Adaptable, resourceful and proactive problem-solver who enjoys a fast-paced environment

Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize across multiple projects

Notary public a plus, though not required

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of ''America's Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.''

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world's most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories.

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The annual salary for this position is $60,000.00 - $65,000.00

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-d8x5e6-3-235-60-197-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $60,000 to $65,000 Per Year ($ USD)