Legal Coordinator, MTV


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York




Overview and Responsibilities


We're currently seeking a dedicated individual to provide administrative support to the Business & Legal Affairs department for the MTV Entertainment Group! In this role, you'll play a crucial part in ensuring the smooth operation of our department, which focuses on scripted, digital, and studio productions. This is a hybrid position, requiring at least two days per week in our New York, Times Square office.


  • Provide primary support to multiple attorneys on the East Coast, including all aspects of their workday, and assist West Coast attorneys on an as needed basis
  • Coordinate internal and external meetings and conference calls, both regularly scheduled and special-purpose, including coordinating booking conference rooms and IT support
  • Organization of project files and related information, including uploading to and searching in department document databases
  • Manage Outlook calendar and contacts, including project contact lists and calendars
  • Schedule internal and external meetings, lunches, events etc.
  • Oversee and schedule all business related travel, including hotels, flights, transportation and events
  • Prepare and submit travel and expense reports
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal departments and external parties
  • Organize department specific events
  • Research and prepare materials and charts for specific projects
  • Answer, screen and direct phone calls
  • Format time-sensitive documents where attention to detail is key
  • Draft documents using basic templates
  • Draft emails and manage document distribution and requests
  • Filing, copying and creating folders and binders
  • Prepare information, agendas and materials for meetings
  • Assist with the creation of both internal and external presentations, which may be via Excel or PowerPoint
  • Option and other production related tracking


Basic Qualifications


  • 3 years of administrative experience, preferably in a legal setting
  • High proficiency with PC and Microsoft software including, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with senior management, staff, other administrators, and external parties


Additional Qualifications


  • Passion for the business and/or legal side of the entertainment industry
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to prioritize and deliver under tight deadlines in a calm manner
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot
  • High degree of integrity and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Self-motivated


MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries,  reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand,  the cultural home of the millennial generation and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects pop culture with award-winning content built around compelling storytelling,  music discovery and activism across TV,  the internet and other platforms. A unit of Paramount Global,  MTV operations span cable and mobile networks,  live events,  theatrical films and MTV Studios.




Hiring Salary Range: $22.60 hour - $28.85 hour. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City