The Walt Disney Company Secretary V in Burbank, California

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 is a diversified, international family entertainment and media organization whose operations include theme parks and resorts, filmed entertainment including motion pictures and television shows, home video products, records, consumer products, a cruise line, radio and television stations, broadcast and cable networks, Internet offerings, and publishing activities.

The Walt Disney Company’s Legal Department in Burbank, CA is seeking a Secretary to support five members of the copyright/ trademark legal team, including 1-2 attorneys and 2-3 paralegals. We are looking for a bright, energetic, upbeat and reliable person who can provide support over a wide range of issues, has strong organizational skills, and will exercise discretion and the highest level of ethics in connection with confidential information.

Responsibilities : Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage a fast-paced, wide-ranging desk

  • Answer phone calls in a professional and responsive manner

  • Manage calendars/Schedule conference calls and meetings

  • Interact with internal executives and outside firms

  • Make travel arrangements for both domestic and international travel

  • Prepare expense reports and ensuring they are submitted in a timely manner

  • Manage incoming and outgoing electronic and paper mail

  • Organize, manage and maintain filing system

  • Oversee and manage deadlines related to ongoing projects and open matters

  • Organize substantive materials in a professional manner

  • Manage records and workflow in Trademark docketing database (Anaqua)

  • Assist with other Corporate Legal Department administrative support responsibilities

This position requires team work with other assistants, paralegals and attorneys in the legal department. Applicants should have a cooperative work style, a strong work ethic and a positive attitude with respect to problem solving

Basic Qualifications :

  • Prior Legal secretarial background supporting a lawyer or executive

  • Experience answering professional phone calls, scheduling conference calls and meetings, dealing with the public, arranging travel, managing correspondence, managing electronic and paper mail and document filing system

  • MS Office, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, FileMakerPro, Anaqua

  • Ability to write clearly and communicate well both verbally and in writing

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Sound and mature judgment on the prioritization of tasks

  • Self-starter

  • Knowledge of SAP Workplace, FileMaker Pro, Trademark Docketing or other Database preferred

  • Is confident about adopting new software solutions and technologies

We offer a friendly and stimulating team-oriented professional environment. If you meet the above qualifications and thrive in a professional, fast-paced environment, we invite you to apply.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Exposure to copyrights and/or trademarks preferred

Required Education :

  • Minimum requirement of an Associate Degree or Secretarial school.

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Company Overview :

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 forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive 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 a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 470387BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)