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Paralegal, Ad Sales

Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Disney, we're storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Walt Disney Company's (TWDC) Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) division is a global business segment for TWDC with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits. Combining the Company's direct-to-consumer streaming services - ESPN+, Disney + and its ownership stake in Hulu -- alongside Disney's international media businesses, DMED aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company's global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.

The TWDC Legal Department is seeking a Paralegal to join the Ad Sales Legal team supporting Disney Advertising Sales (DAS). DAS is part of the DMED segment and is responsible for selling advertising on behalf of all of Disney's broadcast, cable, digital and social platforms and ad-supported streaming services including the ABC Television Network, ESPN, National Geographic, Freeform, FX, the ABC-owned television stations and Hulu. The Paralegal will be one of two paralegals primarily supporting the attorneys in the New York office but will be available to assist the entire Ad Sales Legal team when and as needed.

Responsibilities :
Assist in drafting, preparing, proofing and/or summarizing agreements related to advertising endeavors including branded and custom content, promotions, multimedia sponsorships, venue licenses, production services, non-disclosure agreements and miscellaneous sales matters
Assist in all pre-contract matters, such as negotiation support, coordination with clients and obtaining necessary approvals prior to contract execution
Manage contract execution
Manage workflow and assist colleagues in various transactions
Manage requests for documents from legal or stakeholders
Update various contract templates as needed with direction from attorneys
Assist in organizing and managing the Department's physical and electronic files
Assist in the creation of presentation materials as needed
Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned or requested

Basic Qualifications :
3 - 5 years of paralegal experience in a reputable law firm or in-house legal department
Strong contract drafting experience
Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
High attention to detail and strong pride in work product
Professionalism and maintenance of confidentiality
Excellent written, verbal, analytical and organizational skills
Positive attitude and ability to handle multiple tasks in a team-based structure and consistently meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree preferred

Required Education :
ABA-approved Paralegal Certification or equivalent experience required

Additional Information :
#legalaffairs #corp_media #li-jb3

Keywords: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate), Mount Vernon , Paralegal, Ad Sales, Sales , Mount Vernon, New York

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