• Legal Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 days ago(10/17/2018 4:29 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1514
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Who are we?

     

    DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide.

     

    The Role

     

    The Legal and Business Affairs Coordinator will provide general administrative support and perform a variety of tasks to assist with the coordination of legal and business affairs matters across all departments in the company.

    Responsibilities

    You will get to:

    • Draft license agreements, amendments and other legal documents from templates;
    • Manage and tracking agreements including entering contract information into status reports;
    • Assist lawyers and contract administrators with contract documentation (e.g. preparing agreements, amendments and letters from templates, arranging for the timely execution and distribution of contracts, and assist with administrative filings with trademark and customs offices worldwide;
    • Create and maintaining well organized filing systems;
    • Provide general administrative support.

    Qualifications

    You will be a great fit on our team if you have …

    • 2-3 years’ experience in a legal or administrative assistant capacity and experience managing or drafting standard form legal contracts;
    • Experience working in the Intellectual Property field a plus;
    • Excellent drafting, organizational and time management skills, including the ability to coordinate multiple complex, confidential files;
    • Ability to work easily with changing priorities, timelines and processes;
    • Strong ability to prioritize workload and problem solve;
    • The ability to be adaptable and provide excellent service to internal clients;
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate.

    We appreciate your interest, however due to the number of applications received, we are only able to contact those candidates selected to proceed in the recruitment process. 

     

    DHX Media is an inclusive employer and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code

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