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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/6/2019
Job Category:
Legal
Paralegal - Technology
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Disney | Burbank, CA
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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, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks, experiences and consumer products, studio entertainment and direct-to-consumer and international.

At Corporate, you'll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the Technology Legal Group assists our business teams in pursing new ideas and technologies and driving value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

Job Type

Full Time

Segment

The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)

Additional Information

This position is with The Walt Disney Company.

We offer an excellent working environment with the leader in family entertainment. If you meet the above qualifications and thrive in a professional, fast-paced, friendly environment, we invite you to apply. This job description is current as of February 1, 2019. This is subject to change without notice as the needs of Corporate Legal dictate.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

#legalaffairs

Category

Legal

Basic Qualifications

* Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as a paralegal in the area of technology contracts.
* Interact well with all levels of personnel.
* Work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
* Must be willing to take "ownership" of projects.
* Ability to handle a high volume of work and work through projects with minimal supervision.
* Must have the ability to be flexible in all work situations.
* Ability to identify and analyze complex issues and devise constructive solutions and strategies.
* Must have superior organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize workload efficiently and effectively.
* Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, FileMaker, and DocuSign.
* Experience with NetDocuments is desirable.
* Excellent written, verbal, analytical and organizational skills.
* Must be detail oriented, with accurate input and proofreading skills.
* Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced, demanding environment while effectively managing deadlines.
* Self-starter with an excellent work ethic and commitment to professionalism

Business

The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)

Required Education

College degree, paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program or equivalent experience in a law firm or a media or technology company.

Postal Code

91521

Responsibilities

The Corporate Legal Department of The Walt Disney Company is seeking a Paralegal with experience in negotiating and drafting technology agreements and managing the contract process through to completion and signature.

The successful candidate must be an organized, detail-oriented person with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, including senior level executives, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a sense of humor and interacting well with all levels of personnel.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Perform responsibilities as a Paralegal in the areas of drafting technology agreements and related business agreements.
* Prepare nondisclosure agreements, statements of work and amendments.
* Facilitate resolution of risk management, pricing and other issues.
* Coordinate with all stakeholders, including the business lead, security and privacy issues with the security and privacy teams.
* Oversee each stage of the contract process with a focus on proactive communication with the vendor or consultant, business lead, and legal lead and management of the process to ensure timely and accurate contract execution.
* Facilitate with deal interpretation questions under the supervision of an attorney.
* Ensure compliance with contracts with direction from attorneys and company policies and procedures.
* Work with the business leads to prioritize and track the status of agreements and other matters in the workflow process database.
* Respond to inquiries; raise and escalate legal issues as necessary and negotiate deal points with vendors and consultants.
* Track and carry out agreement termination process, as needed.
* Participate in regular meetings with the Corporate Legal attorneys and paralegals to review assigned and client requested tasks.
* Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned or requested.

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, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks, experiences and consumer products, studio entertainment and direct-to-consumer and international.

At Corporate, you'll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the Technology Legal Group assists our business teams in pursing new ideas and technologies and driving value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

Additional Information

This position is with The Walt Disney Company.

We offer an excellent working environment with the leader in family entertainment. If you meet the above qualifications and thrive in a professional, fast-paced, friendly environment, we invite you to apply. This job description is current as of February 1, 2019. This is subject to change without notice as the needs of Corporate Legal dictate.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

#legalaffairs

Basic Qualifications

* Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as a paralegal in the area of technology contracts.
* Interact well with all levels of personnel.
* Work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
* Must be willing to take "ownership" of projects.
* Ability to handle a high volume of work and work through projects with minimal supervision.
* Must have the ability to be flexible in all work situations.
* Ability to identify and analyze complex issues and devise constructive solutions and strategies.
* Must have superior organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize workload efficiently and effectively.
* Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, FileMaker, and DocuSign.
* Experience with NetDocuments is desirable.
* Excellent written, verbal, analytical and organizational skills.
* Must be detail oriented, with accurate input and proofreading skills.
* Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced, demanding environment while effectively managing deadlines.
* Self-starter with an excellent work ethic and commitment to professionalism

Required Education

College degree, paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program or equivalent experience in a law firm or a media or technology company.

Responsibilities

The Corporate Legal Department of The Walt Disney Company is seeking a Paralegal with experience in negotiating and drafting technology agreements and managing the contract process through to completion and signature.

The successful candidate must be an organized, detail-oriented person with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, including senior level executives, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a sense of humor and interacting well with all levels of personnel.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Perform responsibilities as a Paralegal in the areas of drafting technology agreements and related business agreements.
* Prepare nondisclosure agreements, statements of work and amendments.
* Facilitate resolution of risk management, pricing and other issues.
* Coordinate with all stakeholders, including the business lead, security and privacy issues with the security and privacy teams.
* Oversee each stage of the contract process with a focus on proactive communication with the vendor or consultant, business lead, and legal lead and management of the process to ensure timely and accurate contract execution.
* Facilitate with deal interpretation questions under the supervision of an attorney.
* Ensure compliance with contracts with direction from attorneys and company policies and procedures.
* Work with the business leads to prioritize and track the status of agreements and other matters in the workflow process database.
* Respond to inquiries; raise and escalate legal issues as necessary and negotiate deal points with vendors and consultants.
* Track and carry out agreement termination process, as needed.
* Participate in regular meetings with the Corporate Legal attorneys and paralegals to review assigned and client requested tasks.
* Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned or requested.

About Disney

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a diversified worldwide entertainment company. The Company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products and Interactive Media. On September 15, 2009, the Company and the Hearst Corporation (Hearst) both contributed their 50% interests in Lifetime Entertainment Services LLC (Lifetime) to A&E Television Networks, LLC (AETN) in exchange for an interest in AETN. In December 2008, the Company acquired an additional 26% interest in Jetix Europe N.V. In December 2009, the Company announced that it has completed its acquisition of Marvel Entertainment Inc., a character franchise company. In July 2010, the Company acquired Tapulous, Inc., a developer of music games for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Through a merger agreement, Tapulous became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company reporting into Disney Interactive Media Group.