Legal Assistant

Turner Broadcasting - Atlanta, GA

Req ID: 167865

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The Team

Turner, a WarnerMedia company and a leading media conglomerate, creates & programs world-class content in the news, entertainment and sports verticals. Turner content reaches hundreds of millions of consumers globally and in the US via TV and digital distribution. Turner's consumer-facing brands include CNN, CNNMoney, Bleacher Report, tbs, TNT, Cartoon Network, along with deep relationships with sports leagues such as the NBA, MLB, and NCAA March Madness.

The Job

This position provides advanced administrative support to the attorneys and paralegals of the Legal Department in the Litigation Group.

The Day-to-Day

The position will require handling various administrative tasks (such as calendaring, coordinating schedules, and searching electronic files), as well as maintaining and administering accurate electronic and hard copy files and documents, and using various databases for the Litigation Group.

This position involves:

  • Maintaining calendars for the team, including, for example, organizing and coordinating meetings, conference calls and travel arrangements;

  • Managing hard copy and electronic files, spreadsheets and databases;

  • Assisting with database searching, printing, copying, scanning, mailing and other administrative tasks;

  • Preparing, proofreading, and managing correspondence;

  • Communicating effectively with members of the Legal Department and other

    Turner departments as well as outside vendors and clients;

  • Functioning efficiently and as a key member of a team that operates in a fast-paced environment will be critical to the success of the person filling this position

The Essentials

  • This position requires either: a high school education with at least four (4) to six (6) years of general office experience or a minimum of three (3) years of legal secretarial or paralegal experience, OR a college education with a minimum of one (1) year of office experience.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and calendar management skills are required.

  • Familiarity with PACER, eCounsel, and iManage products (such as WorkSite or FileSite) is preferred.

  • Experience in the support of lawyers or high-level corporate executives preferred.

  • Law firm/in-house corporate legal experience is a plus, and experience supporting multiple attorneys and/or paralegals in the practice area of litigation law is preferred.

  • Must have strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to understand and manage client demands while working in a fast-paced environment where deadlines are priority and handling multiple jobs simultaneously is the norm.

  • Must have the initiative and ability to work autonomously while remaining a strong and supportive member of the team.

The Perks

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
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