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Coordinator, Business Affairs

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10011598 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business 20th Television Date posted Mar. 10, 2021

Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

20th Century Fox Television

Twentieth Century Fox Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No. 1 drama, 9-1-1 and No. 1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Coordinator, Business Affairs

20th Television/Disney General Entertainment Content

The ideal candidate will be either a recent law school or MBA graduate interested in learning the business/legal side of television/entertainment; or a seasoned legal assistant with experience drafting and revising agreements. 

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and revising deal memos and agreements for a team of busy negotiators
  • Learns and documents department policies/procedures and deal terms and serves as a knowledgeable resource for the team and other departments
  • Updates contract binders and OneNote, and distributes documents to various clients. Accurately maintains and administers legal contracts filing systems, and assists in monitoring dates of legal significance (e.g., options and expirations)
  • Responds to questions from other departments regarding deal terms, the status of negotiations, etc.
  • Manages and directs written correspondence/faxes, and facilitates the execution of legal documents
  • Assists with preparation of legal documents and redlines, drafting routine letters, contracts, and other correspondence
  • May be asked to handle some administrative assistant-type tasks, including but not limited to answering phones; managing calendars, meetings and conference calls; booking/confirming travel; and managing expense reports.
  • Takes a first pass at reviewing budgets and credits for accuracy

Qualifications

  • Four year college degree required; law school or MBA preferred
  • Prior work experience in a fast-paced environment required.
  • Previous exposure to legal issues specific to a network or studio a strong plus
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, OneNote, Outlook, Excel and Adobe Acrobat is required.
  • Must have strong written (including legal drafting) and verbal communication skills
  • Must be detail-oriented with the ability to independently prioritize work and handle multiple tasks with set deadlines as a top priority, and possess excellent organizational and tracking skills
  • Because of exposure to high level confidential information, a high level of integrity, discretion and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals is required
  • Must be able to complete a high volume of tasks and projects quickly with little guidance and react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require a quick response or turnaround.
  • Must be client-service oriented, with great attention to detail while still meeting tight deadlines, and the ability to easily switch gears. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.



About 20th Television:

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: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. 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 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Television.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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