Legal Secretary/PA - Media/TV Production

Job Title: Legal Secretary/PA - Media/TV Production
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: West London, London
Salary: £15.50 - £17.00 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH54604
Contact Name: Joe Bovis
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2016 18:08

Job Description

Are you an experienced Legal Secretary? Handle Recruitment are working with an award winning media company based in the heart of West London. The client is looking for an exceptional Legal Secretary/PA working within the Legal & Business Affairs team.

The ideal candidate must have experience working within a creative company, preferably within media and be able to demonstrate strong legal secretarial and administrative skills.

Responsibilities included but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the organisation and management of legal documents including scanning, storage and record completion.
  • Typing (including audio and copy) and preparation of agreements, letters, memos, agendas, creating presentations and other legal and non-legal documentation.
  • Amending and formatting legal agreements and creating comparison documents for lawyer referral.
  • Organising team meetings and events.
  • Overseeing HR aspects for the team.
  • Diary management for team members, General Counsel and Head of Legal.
  • Overseeing expenses and invoicing. Recording, securing approvals for and raising POs for external suppliers.
  • Maintaining and managing the legal archive.
  • Overseeing all documentation; contract coordination and administration including issuing, tracking, chasing and circulation of agreements and other specialist legal document preparation.
  • Amending and formatting legal agreements and creating comparison documents for lawyer referral.

Desired Attributes:

  • Experienced in providing PA and legal secretarial support to multiple managers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong relationship management and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across a number of departments and services.
  • Good document and file management skills.
  • Proficient in general office and administrative systems and procedures in a legal environment.
  • Strong IT skills with ability to use Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint at intermediate level and advanced level in Outlook.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy and a highly conscientious approach to work.
  • Ability to handle confidential information and documents with secrecy and discretion.
  • Ability to work both independently and as an integral part of a team.
  • Effective time management and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise own workload; planning for self and others actions that need to happen, by whom and by when.
  • Take a proactive and flexible approach to work and be comfortable with a dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities.
  • A genuine passion for TV and the media industry.

The role is a temporary contract for 4 months. Candidates must be available at no more than 1 weeks' notice. Please not hesitate and APPLY TODAY!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.