Assistant – Legal
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 2-3 years of experience as a legal assistant, preferably in the entertainment industry or at a law firm
  • Basic understanding of industry guilds and unions, a plus
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook and Word
  • Professional and highly discreet with maintenance of absolute confidentiality
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), including diplomatic and professional handling of telephone and email communications; superior grammar, editing, and proofing skills
  • Ability to take initiative, be proactive, resourceful, flexible, and responsible
  • Extremely well organized and attentive to detail
  • Must be able to work well within a busy, fast-paced team
  • Monitor, coordinate, and disseminate timely and confidential correspondence and information
  • Assist in preparing work product, including drafting agreements, contract tracking and presentations
  • Track and update status of projects in various databases
  • Research backup for accurate payment of development invoices; including prepping payments
  • Help contract administrator process a high volume of invoices
  • Assist in tracking deliverables, options, credit drafts, etc
  • Create summaries of projects and executed agreements for internal purposes
  • Compose and generate letters and memos; proofread and edit documents prepared by supervisor
  • Communicate effectively and clearly to collaborate with staff, internal and external contacts (including production staff, outside vendors and partner company representatives) and senior management
  • Provide backup assistance to all Business and Legal Affairs executives
  • Provide administrative support to Director, Contracts Administration and Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs
  • Additional special projects, as needed

201-500 employees

Company Overview
Skydance Media creates elevated, event-level entertainment for global audiences.