• Assistant/Coordinator, Business & Legal Affairs - Viacom Media Networks

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
    Brand
    Viacom
    iCIMS ID
    2019-13170
  • About The Brand

    Viacom has a clear vision: to be the premier destination where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best entertainment to our global audiences, and we know our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees. Through television, film, digital content, live events, merchandise, studio production and more, we connect with billions of people in nearly every country in the world. At Viacom, you will have the opportunity to develop your professional career at the home of iconic brands like BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount and others.

    Overview and Responsibilities

    Join our Production Content Review team! We provide legal counsel across all Viacom brands (BET, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV) regarding day-to-day legal issues relating to our TV shows and digital content, including intellectual property, defamation, privacy, right of publicity, and handle all claims and a variety of pre-litigation matters.

     

    The coordinator will provide support to legal executives on the team and coordinates the Production Content Review ("PCR") function.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Field incoming phone calls, maintain and update contact information
    • Schedule and coordinate internal and external meetings, conference calls, lunches and other business appointments, maintain calendars and schedules
    • Coordinate Production Content charts and databases, prepare weekly reports
    • Keep track of all day-to-day PCR activity for the group
    • Coordinate requests for review with various production groups and serve as a primary point of contact for those groups
    • Draft letters and correspondence (including blacklining), perform legal administrative tasks including Bluebooking
    • Build and maintain well organized digital filing systems
    • Execute travel arrangements & process travel and expense reports

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree and 1+ year in a legal or administrative assistant capacity
    • High proficiency with MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point and Adobe Acrobat
    • Passion for TV! Background or active interest in the legal aspects of Media Networks' core business, including entertainment law

    Additional Qualifications

    • Ability to maintain a positive outlook
    • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize diverse projects
    • Attention to detail, excellent proofreading skills
    • Ability to handle calls professionally and efficiently
    • Able to work in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to take initiative and excellent follow-through skills
    • Excellent communication skills and professional demeanor

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