• Coordinator, Legal

    Job Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    Brand
    Paramount Pictures
    iCIMS ID
    2018-10286
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    JOB SUMMARY 

    This position is responsible for providing legal and general support to assist the international theatrical distribution legal team. 

     

    Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

    • Analyze and prepare a variety of agreements including dubbing contributor agreements, vendor agreements, and other contracts for review, approval, and use by attorneys.
    • Collaborate with, synthesize feedback from, and provide advice to attorneys and operations executives.
    • Coordinate and liaise with multiple international Paramount offices. 
    • Provide ancillary legal support to other internal groups or divisions as needed.
    • Coordinate and liaise with other internal groups and third party licensors regarding delivery materials for motion picture acquisitions, and track and manage such materials.
    • Prepare and maintain various reports, letters, other documents including territorial certificates, quarterly litigation report, and nomination of special pictures letters.
    • Filing, management, and retrieval of documents.
    • Review and development of form agreements.
    • Perform legal support functions in connection with Paramount’s international theatrical distribution operations.

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree and/or paralegal certificate (ABA school preferred)
    • Minimum 3 years paralegal experience
    • Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook, and internet software
    • Strong analytical abilities, excellent writing/drafting skills and teamwork-oriented attitude.
    • Ability to multitask in a manner that moves multiple projects forward.
    • Ability to work proactively and with the appropriate level of independence, while exercising good judgment and making sound decisions.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with management and fellow employees.
    • Ability to undertake and resolve matters requiring creative alternatives and innovative solutions.

    Additional Qualifications

    Desired skills:

    • Experience and working knowledge in contract analysis, review, and documentation involving international transactions.
    • Ability to work in partnership with the company's business areas, including operations, business development, and technology.
    • Ability to interact positively and professionally with distribution partners, vendors and all levels of management and staff.
    • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
    • Experience and working knowledge in acquisition and localization of motion pictures content a plus.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Strong drafting, organizational and time management skills

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