NBC Universal Paralegal in Glendale, California

Job Number 33567BR

Job Title Paralegal

Business Segment Film

Sub-Business Film Features Animation Support

Posting Category Legal & Business Affairs

About Us From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Glendale


Role Summary:

The candidate would be responsible for drafting and revising employment agreements, day player agreements and independent contractor agreements (under the supervision of an attorney), communicating with production executives and business and legal affairs executives in connection with those agreements, preparing talent agreement summaries and status reports, reviewing credits as needed, and drafting various other reports and memos as directed by the supervising attorney. The candidate would also be responsible for inputting data into a customized database and preparing reports for executives from that database, preparing and circulating notes regarding contract end dates and optional terms, drafting and distributing all contract notices and letters and initiating all paperwork for contractual salary increases.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree and/or paralegal certificate required

  • At least 5 years of paralegal experience at a major law firm or entertainment studio

  • Excellent computer skills required (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:

  • Superior oral and written communication skills, contract drafting experience required

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Proficiency in analyzing and succinctly summarizing contracts

  • Detail-oriented with outstanding organizational skills

  • Database management experience preferred as there is a high volume of data entry into a customized program

  • Must be able to multi-task and handle high volume in a deadline driven environment

  • Candidate must also be a team player with a good sense of humor