Entertainment One

  • Corporate Lawyer or Corporate Paralegal

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 4 days ago(8/10/2018 1:19 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Legal
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • About Entertainment One

    Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a large global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.


    Entertainment One’s robust network includes MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.

     

    The Company's rights library, valued at US$1.7 billion (as at 31 March 2017), is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 80,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks. We are listed on the Premium List of the London Stock Exchange and are a constituent member of the FTSE 250. We have annual revenue in excess of £1 billion and operate primarily through our offices in Toronto, London, Los Angeles and New York. 

     

     

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    Position Summary

    Corporate Lawyer or Corporate Paralegal

     

    Working out of our Head Office on Peter Street in Toronto and reporting directly to eOne’s General Counsel, we are looking for a Corporate Lawyer or Corporate Paralegal. Experience should include all areas of corporate law.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage and maintain our international portfolio of corporate entities and joint venture investments
    • Assist with corporate governance matters
    • Assist with LTIP and dividend distributions
    • Prepare corporate documentation relating to record maintenance, incorporations, continuances, amalgamations, dissolutions, reorganizations, extra-provincial registrations and business name and partnership registrations
    • Manage and maintain updated corporate database and corporate chart
    • Due diligence review and remediation of minute books
    • Manage outside service providers assisting with corporate maintenance matters
    • Assist with transaction execution and documentation preparation
    • General and annual corporate maintenance
    • Other duties as assigned

    Key Competencies

    • 3+ years of experience relevant to the responsibilities above at a law firm or in-house
    • Thorough knowledge of legal procedures, statutes and regulations applicable to corporate law
    • Professional and ability to interact and effectively communicate with individuals at all levels
    • Demonstrated initiative and able to work with minimal supervision
    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment and be a strong team player
    • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office. Proficiency with DocuSign is an asset

    What you’ll be a part of:

    • This is intended to be a fulltime position with predictable hours, although occasional after hour engagement may be necessary
    • Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
    • Investing in your future: employee stock option purchase plan, and local defined contribution pension plans
    • Break time: free snacks, winter holiday office closures, reduced hours in summer
    • Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because
    • Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events
    • The office: modern facilities, in house screening rooms, more snacks, and swag
    • Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.
    • Grow: develop your career and shape your future

     

     

    We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

     

    Entertainment One is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, and supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.