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Media/Telecommunications Paralegal

A Fortune 500 company is interested in hiring a paralegal or legal assistant with experience in drafting agreements related to the media and telecommunications industries. Candidates will report to the Associate GC. This is a full time, temporary opportunity lasting about 3-6 months.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing day-to-day legal support for the content legal team in connection with cable affiliation, retransmission consent, and original content negotiations and drafting
  • Assisting with the drafting of agreements, such as cable affiliation agreements, new media agreements, digital content licensing agreements, local sporting event agreements, letter agreements, etc.
  • Researching and summarizing provisions in content licensing agreements
  • Maintaining physical contract files and electronic database 
  • Interfacing with personnel in key parts of the organization, including content acquisition team, finance, and network operations 
  • Developing presentations using PowerPoint, Excel, and Word and preparing and updating of applicable meeting materials

Requirements: 

  • 3-5 years of experience as a paralegal supporting transactional work 
  • Requires excellent file management and organizational skills 
  • Requires strong written and oral communication skills and strong attention to detail 
  • Strong preference for candidates with knowledge of cable and entertainment industry 
  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance required 
  • Paralegal Certificate 
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint 

 

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