Senior Legal Assistant, International Distribution

Location:  Los Angeles, California

Senior Executive Assistant, Legal Affairs International Distribution

Twentieth Century Fox’s International Theatrical and Television Legal Affairs department is seeking a Senior Executive Assistant to provide administrative support for busy legal executives. This position assists with calendaring and departmental administrative duties, preparing legal documents and redlines, drafting routine letters and other correspondence, , and administering legal contract filing system.


  • Handles office administrative duties to include answering phone calls and written correspondence/faxes, facilitates execution of legal agreements, and handles distribution of agreements/documentation to executives on a regular basis
  • Various projects, including drafting letters/correspondence, assisting with preparation of legal documents and redlines, and reviewing and editing prepared documents for accuracy
  • Manages calendar by scheduling meetings and conference calls, confirming dial-in information and conference room availability; creating meeting agendas and circulating meeting materials
  • Updates contract binders, photocopy documents and distribute to various clients. Accurately maintains and administers legal contract filing system, assists in monitoring dates of legal significance (e.g., options and expirations) and works with File Room Records Coordinator
  • Prepares executive’s expense reports when necessary


  • A Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years previous legal assistant experience in a fast-paced environment is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook is required. Experience with Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Workshare Compare and Document Management System preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are a must, along with superior grammar, redline, editing and proofing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented with the ability to independently prioritize work and handle multiple tasks with set deadlines, with superior follow-through and follow-up require
  • Must be client-service oriented and able to complete high volumes of tasks and projects quickly and accurately with little guidance; react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require a quick response or turnaround; take effective action without having to know the total picture; solve problems that affect people within the group or other related groups
  • Must possess a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals and others at all levels inside and outside the company is essential

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