Full Time Job

Assistant, Legal


Santa Monica, CA 06-09-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Summary of Position

The Legal Assistant will provide legal administrative support for the head of the television legal affairs and other attorneys in the department and general support to other members within the department.

• Screen incoming calls and correspondence
• Manage calendars including the coordination of internal and external meetings and conference/WebEx calls
• Process and reconcile expense reports and invoices
• Maintain legal filing systems and digital file database
• Handle word processing and data entry
• Tracking agreements and following up for signature
• Circulate signed agreements to internal distribution and outside reps and attorneys
• Maintain status reports
• Schedule travel
• Maintain up to date industry contacts
• Manage office supplies for direct reports
• Drafting, proofreading and redlining legal agreements commensurate with experience
• Additional duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications & Skills
• BS/BA degree preferred or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of four years' experience in legal office administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Outstanding communication (both written and verbal) and professional phone demeanor
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite (incl. Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Outlook, Adobe Acrobat DC, DocuSign, SAP Concur, and television production computer applications
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects
• Organizational skills to establish priorities and coordinate work activities
• Ability to handle confidential details and perform, monitor, and complete administrative projects and functions
• Capacity to multi-task and exercise initiative and strong decision-making skills
• Maintain internal and external communication and workflow
• Exercise independent problem-solving techniques to resolve administrative problems
• Knowledge of and interest in media industry and television production
• Ability to draft, proofread and redline legal agreements
• JD


With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, Starz has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including Starz original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, Starz is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underserved audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position Starz at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.

Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, Starz has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The Starzplay International premium subscription service offers a ''best of global SVOD'' content portfolio in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India through a bespoke and expanding network of distribution partners. The Starzplay Arabia joint venture is one of the leading SVOD operators in the fast-growing Middle East and North Africa region. The proprietary and highly-rated Starz app, a proven hit with US audiences, continues to roll out internationally.
Our Benefits
• Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
• Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
• 401(k) company matching
• Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn97v3-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.