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CBS Corporation Executive Assistant, Legal in Studio City, California

Executive Assistant, Legal

REF#: 34865

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Studio City, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable, and streaming platforms. The Studio’s programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed STAR TREK: DISCOVERY; MADAM SECRETARY; JANE THE VIRGIN; CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND; the hit dramas SEAL TEAM, FBI, BLUE BLOODS, HAWAII FIVE-0, MACGYVER, MAGNUM P.I., THE CODE, BULL, INSTINCT AND ELEMENTARY; the popular comedy series THE NEIGHBORHOOD, MAN WITH A PLAN as well as the upcoming series FAM; CHARMED, DYNASTY and IN THE DARK for The CW; and the action-adventure drama BLOOD & TREASURE, which will make its debut in summer 2019.

The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the Emmy Award-nominated late night series THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, the Studio produces THE GOOD FIGHT; STRANGE ANGEL; the streaming service’s first comedy series, NO ACTIVITY; WHY WOMEN KILL; INTERROGATION as well as the upcoming highly anticipated revival of THE TWILIGHT ZONE. Additionally, as part of the expansion of the Star Trek universe, the Studio produces the Untitled Star Trek series featuring Sir Patrick Stewart reprising the role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Star Trek: Short Treks as well as the recently announced Star Trek: Lower Decks, which marks CBS All Access’s foray into the animation landscape. The Studio’s programming also includes series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN, "Carpool Karaoke" for Apple Music and "Drop the Mic" for TBS, as well as "Insatiable," "Unbelievable" and "Dead to Me" for Netflix. Additionally, the Studio produces the comedy anthology series "The Guest Book" for TBS; OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT and YOUR HONOR for SHOWTIME as well as "A Higher Loyalty," a miniseries based on former FBI Director James Comey’s memoir.

DESCRIPTION:

Executive Assistant to Senior Vice Presidents and Assistant General Counsel in the CBS Television Studios Legal Department. Primary responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

n Proactively assisting and organizing three attorneys, including the Co-Heads of the Department

n Managing a heavy, constantly changing, calendar of the Co-Heads of the Department, including scheduling of meetings and conference calls

n Assigning attorneys to development projects while actively maintaining general knowledge of each attorney’s workload

n Preparing, revising and distributing numerous talent and other agreements, including term deals, co-production and development agreements, agreements for writers, executive producers, directors, etc.

n Composing letters and emails as requested

n Processing expense reports for attorneys and electronic billing for the department

n Maintaining status reports and routinely following-up on time-sensitive matters with internal CBS colleagues and third party professional contacts

n Handling confidential and proprietary information with utmost discretion

n Assisting with ad hoc projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED SKILLS:

n Excellent organizational and communication skills in-person and on the telephone

n High standards of professionalism and confidentiality

n Highly proactive and eager to take initiative. An overall great attitude.

n Ability to prioritize and multi-task within tight time constraints

n Ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor

n Strong attention to detail

n Excellent writing skills

n Excellent word processing skills using the MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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