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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

Beverly Hills,California 90210

Web Site:

www.mgm.com/#/about/careers

Company Profile

col-wide   

Category:

Legal

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (“MGM”) is seeking a Legal Assistant to provide day-to-day support to the Library Rights Management Department, within the Legal Division.  The successful candidate must have experience handling a wide range of administrative and legal support-related tasks and be able to work well within a team in an environment of constantly changing priorities.

Responsibilities include:

• Support five members of the Library Rights Management Department 
• Draft and edit business correspondence and emails
• Prepare, maintain and distribute various reports, on both a departmental and company-wide basis
• Research and enter data into databases, with a meticulous and focused eye to detail and accuracy
• Prepare and submit expense reports via Concur
• Prepare and submit invoices for payment via Basware
• Handle daily administrative tasks including, answering phones and relaying messages, updating call logs, scheduling meetings, creating new file folders,  file maintenance for the department head, and photocopying, scanning, ordering office supplies, etc.
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
• Draft certain legal documents, commensurate with education and experience
• Various ad hoc projects, as needed

Job Requirements:

• BA/BS degree required - legal training a plus
• Minimum of 1-year experience in an assistant position or in similar capacity - any prior experience in a business or legal environment a plus
• Interest in the film and entertainment industry required
• Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, LexisNexis, other database programs and PDF file conversion)
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through skills are of the highest importance 
• Ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and expertly problem solve 
• Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information in a discrete manner
• Self-starter with a driven, motivated, professional and courteous work ethic
• Strong interpersonal skills, team oriented yet able to take initiative, think creatively, and work independently
• Must demonstrate diplomacy, tact, and discretion when working with colleagues, greeting guests, and responding to requests 
• Must be able to perform increasingly challenging administrative and project tasks in a fast-paced organization under minimal supervision, with willingness to ask questions, as needed

Job Descriptions:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (“MGM”) is seeking a Legal Assistant to provide day-to-day support to the Library Rights Management Department, within the Legal Division.  The successful candidate must have experience handling a wide range of administrative and legal support-related tasks and be able to work well within a team in an environment of constantly changing priorities.

Responsibilities include:

• Support five members of the Library Rights Management Department 
• Draft and edit business correspondence and emails
• Prepare, maintain and distribute various reports, on both a departmental and company-wide basis
• Research and enter data into databases, with a meticulous and focused eye to detail and accuracy
• Prepare and submit expense reports via Concur
• Prepare and submit invoices for payment via Basware
• Handle daily administrative tasks including, answering phones and relaying messages, updating call logs, scheduling meetings, creating new file folders,  file maintenance for the department head, and photocopying, scanning, ordering office supplies, etc.
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
• Draft certain legal documents, commensurate with education and experience
• Various ad hoc projects, as needed

Job Requirements:

• BA/BS degree required - legal training a plus
• Minimum of 1-year experience in an assistant position or in similar capacity - any prior experience in a business or legal environment a plus
• Interest in the film and entertainment industry required
• Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, LexisNexis, other database programs and PDF file conversion)
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through skills are of the highest importance 
• Ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and expertly problem solve 
• Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information in a discrete manner
• Self-starter with a driven, motivated, professional and courteous work ethic
• Strong interpersonal skills, team oriented yet able to take initiative, think creatively, and work independently
• Must demonstrate diplomacy, tact, and discretion when working with colleagues, greeting guests, and responding to requests 
• Must be able to perform increasingly challenging administrative and project tasks in a fast-paced organization under minimal supervision, with willingness to ask questions, as needed