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CBS Corporation Legal Executive Assistant in New York, New York

Legal Executive Assistant

REF#: 33980


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.


Seeking an experienced, proactive Executive Assistant to provide a high level of support to the SVP, Associate General Counsel and to the VP, Counsel, in the Corporate and Securities department, in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. This is not a paralegal position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Heavy calendar management; schedule appointments and coordinate meetings; answer and screen phone calls.

  • Edit, review, proof, redline/blackline and draft a high volume of legal documents and correspondence.

  • Coordinate and keep track of signature pages and other corporate documents; coordinate with outside vendor for submissions of annual corporate filings.

  • Prepare travel arrangements, itineraries and expense reports as needed.

  • Balance multiple, high visibility projects with strict deadlines.

  • Maintain the highest confidentiality and exercise discretion and sound judgment in handling sensitive matters and documents.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


  • 5+ years of legal administrative experience within a corporate/transactional department at a reputable law firm or an in-house legal department

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Delta View, Adobe Acrobat, and a cloud/web based document management system. Knowledge of Autonomy, Excel and PowerPoint is a plus

  • Extensive experience redlining/blacklining documents is a must.

  • Exceptional attention to detail, high degree of organization and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment and interface with all level of employees and outside contacts

  • Possess excellent administrative, communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

  • Maintain flexibility and willingness to work overtime as needed

  • Uphold composure and calm in a high volume, high-stress and deadline-oriented environment



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