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Senior Specialist, Legal Operations (Legal Intranet)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10054191 Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jul. 28, 2023

Job Summary:

The Disney Legal and Global Affairs department seeks a Senior Specialist, Legal Operations to support Disney LGA’s Intranet and related applications which serve as the online community and information hub to equip legal teams with the information they need to guide the business.

In coordination with the Senior Manager of Knowledge and Information Services, the Senior Specialist will shape and drive- projects and initiatives to transform our legal intranet (and associated tools such as Legal Directory and our Navigator Policy Repository) in support of Inclusion and Development, Enable Business Transformation, Operational Excellence within the

Disney Legal and Global Affairs Department.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing the effectiveness of our current Legal Intranet and proposing recommendations for a global digital engagement plan for meeting additional and forecasted business needs.

  • Upon approval, socialize the vision and plan to relevant stakeholders.

  • Participate in projects to implement the vision (sometimes building SharePoint sites yourself).

  • Gather or provide requirements for the developers, test the changes, and manage the changes.

  • Ensure content is substantially relevant and also visually pleasing.

  • Manage upgrades and enhancements and ensure business continuity.

  • Promote the use of our Legal Intranet and tools continually and consistently to offer resources and increase regular user adoption

  • Stay on top of industry and digital trends to share interesting findings

This position requires significant attention to detail, stellar interpersonal skills, as well as technical curiosity and acumen.  The ability to multitask is critical, as is the ability to effectively interact with clients, business partners, and internal and external vendors.

The Senior Specialist, Legal Operations is energized by continuous improvement and understands how to phase a project to achieve larger goals.

Basic Qualifications

  • Moderate experience using Microsoft Office suite, specifically Outlook and Excel

  • Moderate experience using SharePoint 2013 or above

  • Demonstrated experience with project and prioritization management

  • Must be service focused and dedicated to making the overall project successful

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

  • Proactive by nature and commitment to follow through

  • Ability to learn technologies as they become available and open to incorporate tools into current workflow

  • High level of organizational savvy and confidence in dealing with a varied level of legal executives and staff, Legal Operations, and Human Resources

  • Ability to balance business priorities while still providing an engaging employee experience

  • Strong organizational skills, ability to manage time, deadlines, and competing priorities

  • Proven use of sound judgement including appropriate escalation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a Disney department is a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Preferred experience with Legal and/or IT and/or Marketing functions





The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $77,080.00 to $103,400.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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