The Walt Disney Company Secretary III 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’s Legal Department is seeking an experienced executive assistant to support the Associate General Counsel in the Corporate Technology Legal Team. We are looking for a bright, positive, detail-oriented and reliable self-starter who can support a complex and significant workload in a fast-paced and wide-ranging legal environment. The successful candidate will have strong organizational, technical and interpersonal skills, and must exercise discretion and the highest ethical standards in connection with confidential information.

Responsibilities :

  • Answer telephone calls in a professional and responsive manner, and replay messages accurately and efficiently

  • Schedule and coordinate calendars, conference calls and meetings involving individuals in multiple time zones

  • Interact with internal assistants, attorneys and other executives, as well as outside firms, vendors and entities

  • Make travel arrangements for both domestic and international travel

  • Prepare and process expense reports accurately and in a timely manner

  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail and filing system

  • Draft, revise including redlining, distribute and/or execute documents, templates, emails and presentations

  • Organize manually or in record system substantive materials (e.g., binders) accurately and efficiently

  • Assist with other Technology Legal Group administrative support responsibilities as needed

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 :

  • A minimum of 5 years of significant administrative support experience in a legal environment, which includes at least 3 years of experience supporting a senior attorney or executive.

  • Proven proficiency in MS Windows and MS Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, plus Adobe Acrobat, SharePoint and SAP Workplace.

  • Advanced word processing knowledge, including formatting, redlining and comparing documents

  • Substantial experience working with contracts

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills to assure successful interaction with all levels of employees and external contacts

  • Highly organized, attentive to detail and strong proofreading skills

  • Responsible, professional demeanor and sound judgment

  • Self-directing team player who prioritizes effectively, takes initiative and quickly adapts to changing events while maintaining a positive disposition and a sense of humor

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Significant experience in a legal assistant capacity, supporting senior lawyers

  • Familiarity with Concur and Document Management

  • Experience working with technology contracts

  • Strong general computer skills

Required Education :

  • Minimum of an associate’s degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree from college is preferred.

Additional Information :


Job ID: 563204BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)