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Manager- Legal Entity Management

Discovery Communications
Knoxville, TN 37902
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    112439852
Discovery Communications


Manager- Legal Entity Management

US-TN-Knoxville

Job ID: 23820
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Legal
Discovery

Overview

Our Team
Discovery is the number-one nonfiction media company, with a reach that encompasses television as well as digital media, retail products and online educational services. Our goal of helping people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity depends on maintaining a creative and entrepreneurial environment where individual expression, achievement and recognition go hand-in-hand with our business objectives and performance.


The Corporate Legal department is responsible for all legal matters related to DCI’s businesses and operations, worldwide. The legal department provides advice and counsel on broad range of areas including employment, retail, technology, advertising, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, commercial joint ventures, licensing, trademarks, patents, corporate operations and litigation. This department negotiates and drafts a wide array of contracts including employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, software licenses, bank loans and asset/stock purchase agreements.


The Position
Discovery Inc seeks a bright, highly motivated individual for the role of Manager, Legal Entity Management. This role is responsible for overseeing all general corporate and entity management activities for Discovery’s entire portfolio of global subsidiaries as well as tracking and maintaining information on minority investments and joint ventures.

This role can be based in either Knoxville, Tennessee or London, United Kingdom.



Responsibilities

1. Manage all required legal entity corporate compliance activities, including annual meetings, appointment of directors and officers, powers of attorney, annual reports, document preparation, etc. 35%
2. Liaise with other company departments, external vendors and outside counsel to complete various corporate activities, respond to internal inquiries for information, and review and approve entity management related invoices. 25%
3. Coordinate the formation, maintenance, and dissolution of legal entities and assist with corporate restructuring activities. 20%
4. Oversee maintenance of database of subsidiaries, minute books and other corporate records. 15%
5. Other duties as assigned. 5%



Qualifications

* Minimum of 6-8 years of corporate law experience, preferably in a large law firm or in-house legal department.
* Significant experience managing corporate records and minute books; experience with international entities a plus.
* Demonstrated attention to detail, with excellent analytical and organizational skills.
* Ability to work well under pressure.
* Ability to initiate, prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet and anticipate frequent deadlines in a timely manner, and manage projects independently from start to finish.
* Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
* Excellent computer skills a must (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, knowledge/experience setting up databases, tables, knowledge of redlining software); experience with Blueprint OneWorld a plus.
* Bachelors’ degree required; law degree or paralegal training certification is a plus.

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States if applying for US position.

Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

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PI112439852

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Manager- Legal Entity Management</b><br/><br/>US-TN-Knoxville<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 23820<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Legal<br/>Discovery<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Our Team</strong><br />Discovery is the number-one nonfiction media company, with a reach that encompasses television as well as digital media, retail products and online educational services. Our goal of helping people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity depends on maintaining a creative and entrepreneurial environment where individual expression, achievement and recognition go hand-in-hand with our business objectives and performance.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br />The Corporate Legal department is responsible for all legal matters related to DCIs businesses and operations, worldwide. The legal department provides advice and counsel on broad range of areas including employment, retail, technology, advertising, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, commercial joint ventures, licensing, trademarks, patents, corporate operations and litigation. This department negotiates and drafts a wide array of contracts including employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, software licenses, bank loans and asset/stock purchase agreements.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br /><strong>The Position</strong> <br />Discovery Inc seeks a bright, highly motivated individual for the role of Manager, Legal Entity Management. This role is responsible for overseeing all general corporate and entity management activities for Discoverys entire portfolio of global subsidiaries as well as tracking and maintaining information on minority investments and joint ventures.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><em>This role can be based in either Knoxville, Tennessee or London, United Kingdom.</em></p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Manage all required legal entity corporate compliance activities, including annual meetings, appointment of directors and officers, powers of attorney, annual reports, document preparation, etc. 35% <br />2. Liaise with other company departments, external vendors and outside counsel to complete various corporate activities, respond to internal inquiries for information, and review and approve entity management related invoices. 25%<br />3. Coordinate the formation, maintenance, and dissolution of legal entities and assist with corporate restructuring activities. 20%<br />4. Oversee maintenance of database of subsidiaries, minute books and other corporate records. 15%<br />5. Other duties as assigned. 5%</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Minimum of 6-8 years of corporate law experience, preferably in a large law firm or in-house legal department. <br />* Significant experience managing corporate records and minute books; experience with international entities a plus.<br />* Demonstrated attention to detail, with excellent analytical and organizational skills.<br />* Ability to work well under pressure.<br />* Ability to initiate, prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet and anticipate frequent deadlines in a timely manner, and manage projects independently from start to finish.<br />* Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.<br />* Excellent computer skills a must (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, knowledge/experience setting up databases, tables, knowledge of redlining software); experience with Blueprint OneWorld a plus.<br />* Bachelors degree required; law degree or paralegal training certification is a plus.</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States if applying for US position.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a> <br><br <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/5Dx4W4Fq15xJf8O6C1jzr"> <p>PI112439852</p>
Posted: 2019-08-01 Expires: 2019-09-02

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