- Department Assistant, Business & Legal Affairs, TV

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Department Assistant, Business & Legal Affairs, TV


Department Assistant, Business & Legal Affairs, TV

• Emerging Level
Skills: Coordinator


The ideal candidate should have an interest in learning the business affairs and legal side of the television industry, perhaps with a desire to pursue or already have pursued a postgraduate law or business degree.

Category Assistant 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 10, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The successful candidate will have experience coordinating multiple schedules and liaising between various departments.

  • Provide administrative support with drafting and distribution of agreements, releases and licenses for multiple scripted and unscripted business and legal affairs executives.
  • Screen incoming calls and correspondence for multiple executives and respond independently when possible.
  • Coordinate schedules for multiple executives.
  • Coordinate BLA database entries as instructed; prepare BLA database reports.
  • Handle confidential details with discretion and perform, monitor and complete administrative projects and functions.
  • Sit in on production calls and revise production check list on behalf of BLA exec.
  • Proofread and edit documents, draft cover letters and correspondence.
  • Process and reconcile expense reports.
  • Coordinate and arrange internal and external meetings, and executive travel.
  • Maintain internal and external communication and workflow.
  • Exercise independent problem-solving techniques to resolve administrative problems.
  • Proactive and flexible, with the ability to work in an environment with shifting priorities and demands. 
  • Work well collaboratively and be able to prioritize and tackle challenges under pressure with a heavy workload, while not compromising attention to detail.
  • Consistently evaluate internal administrative processes for opportunities to improve efficiency and decrease administrative burden on all parties involved
  • Assist with other special projects, tasks, and/or support as assigned.
  • BS/BA required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong verbal, written communication and organizational skills and excellent grammar and proofreading skills.
  • Outstanding communication (both written and verbal) and professional phone demeanor.
  • High degree of attention to detail and confidentiality.
  • Recognition of organizational policies, procedures, and office management techniques.
  • Awareness of varying computer systems and applications including knowledge of MS Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), and familiarity with document management systems.
  • Ability to apply policies and procedures to solve everyday issues.
  • Capacity to multi-task and balance competing priorities, exercise initiative, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Organizational skills to establish priorities and coordinate work activities.
  • Ability to work in conjunction with the company managers and employees.
  • Familiarity with writing routine correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively and confidently.
  • Judgment to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Proficiency to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the Recruiting range for this role: $40,100.00 to $74,400.oo USD.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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