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Legal Assistant

Location:
New York, New York, United States
Posted:
October 08, 2016

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WORK HISTORY

Jan. **** – Oct. **** Executive/Legal Assistant, Law Offices of Lloyd J. Jassin, New York, NY

-Coordinate and fulfill day-to-day office activities for copyright attorney

-Edit, proof, and post articles to office website and social media

-Manage and track book proposals and publisher correspondence

-Knowledge of copyright law, permissions, and subsidiary rights

Collect, calculate and disburse client royalties

-Handle client relations, maintain executive calendar and database

Feb. 2004 - Sept. 2014 Member Services Associate, Club Quarters Hotels, New York, NY

-Manage reservations data input for international hotel chain

-Assist with phone and online reservations

-Handle guest inquiries or issues to ensure positive guest relations

April 2006 – May 2007 Editor, Another Sky Press, Portland, OR

-Edit content and tone of 300-page short story anthology

-Line edit, proofread, and copy edit all proofs and galleys

-Coordinate production schedule with publisher and authors

-Write press, marketing and promotional materials

Oct.2000 - June 2003 Contributing Writer, Show Business Weekly, New York, NY

-Write assigned feature articles and theater reviews for weekly periodical and corresponding website

EDUCATION

B.A., Broadcast Journalism, SUNY Buffalo, NY

Motion Pictures & Television (Screenwriting), Academy

of Art College, San Francisco, CA

SKILLS

Generate and write content, proofreading, copyediting, research Accounts payable/receivable, Worldox, Quicken, Familiar with Chicago Manual of Style and AP Style Guide Experience with subsidiary rights and clearances, royalties, and contracts Project management, database maintenance, office coordination, quality customer relations Organized and detail-oriented.



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