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Executive Assistant, Corporate Legal (Litigation)

Walt Disney Studios
Burbank, CA 91502
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Executive Assistant, Corporate Legal (Litigation)

Job ID 714368BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Dec. 05, 2019

Job Summary:

Do you have deep experience supporting a high-level executive? Are you known for keeping your cool under pressure? Are you proactive and a self-starter? Can you interact with the most senior levels of management? If youre nodding your head, then a Senior Executive Support Professional position in Corporate Legal at The Walt Disney Company might be right for you.

Our Senior Executive Support Professionals are highly-respected because their skills are quite simply, essential. Youd be a key member of a dynamic, fast-paced team and would work with some of the most creative, intelligent people in the business. Join us apply today!

This position will support an Associate General Counsel, an Assistant General Counsel and a paralegal.


You would be responsible for the day-to-day workings of the leaders you support. It goes without saying that there will be expense and time management reports, travel planning, phone messages, filing, and endless calendar jockeying, but this job is very much about people. The relationships you form with the executives you support are absolutely critical, and enable you to become a true partner. In addition to understanding your executives areas of expertise and how client services are delivered -- inside and out, youll also acquire deep knowledge of the leadership and workings of the Companys corporate functions and the various departments across the Disney enterprise. As the face of your executives within The Walt Disney Company, your professionalism, loyalty and attitude are a reflection of the office, and as such, are key components to its success. Every day as an Executive Support Professional is different. On any given day you might:
  • Interface directly with other senior executives and their support teams your ability to work well with people on all levels is very important;
  • Review and manage your leaders schedules/electronic calendars to build-in time for items such as document review, returning phone calls and traveling to their next meeting;
  • Understand the days priorities so you can be strategic about how you direct phone calls;
  • Schedule conference rooms, meetings and video chats;
  • Be ready to throw the entire schedule out the door when an emergency comes up, then pick it up again when the dust settles;
  • Create a multi-city travel itinerary, taking into account time zones, weather delays and traffic;
  • Manage and be responsible for your leaders electronic and/or paper filing system;
  • Handle confidential, sensitive information, remembering that Disney is a publicly traded company;
  • Draft letters and emails on behalf of your leaders;
  • Proofread and edit complex legal documents; and
  • Conduct research, fact-check existing work, and prepare regular reports and summaries youll have tasks that you own completely and will provide regular assistance on others.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 7 years supporting a Vice President and/or equivalent experience;
  • Sharp written and verbal communication skills, including flawless grammar and a rich vocabulary;
  • Strong proficiency with many types of computers, phones and office equipment, including mastery of Microsoft Office programs, SAP, Confluence, Concur, and working in a Windows environment;
  • Show a willingness to be a self-starter (be proactive); anticipate issues and identify inefficiencies and propose and develop solutions;
  • Complete reliability handling confidential, often highly sensitive information;
  • Very strong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail;
  • A highly professional demeanor, positive outlook and a can-do attitude;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines/deliverables;
  • A calm head and steady hand to deal with the unexpected;
  • EQ skills to build bridges, forge alliances and encourage people to want to work with you;
  • A desire to be helpful to your leaders and co-workers, to go the extra mile without being asked; and
  • Some flexibility in your schedule we value work/life balance, but in a pinch, a bit more time may be needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience at The Walt Disney Company
  • Experience working in a large public corporation and/or in a law firm environment
  • Any knowledge of employee benefit plans, including retirement, health and welfare and executive compensation programs

Required Education

  • Bachelors degree and/or equivalent experience

Additional Information:

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About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Companys powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, youll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

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 and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disneys stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

The Walt Disney Company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.


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