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Coordinator, Legal

Legal | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking for a Legal Coordinator. We’re looking for people with enthusiastic personalities, articulate communication skills and a detail-oriented mentality, to play a key role within our Legal Department team. An ideal Legal Coordinator at Sesame Workshop will be excited about working in a multi-tasking environment. An employee working with the Legal Department will attain hands-on experience about the deal making process from the legal perspective.


Some of the things you may be focusing on as a Legal Coordinator:

  • Performs client service functions by answering internal client requests, questions, and issues
  • Maintains legal records; updates and compiles periodic reports from various databases including the contract tracking log, contract request system, document management system, etc.
  • Supports management of document workflow
  • Consults with tech partners in developing and maintaining legal department systems
  • Supports the process of obtaining digital and/or physical signatures on documents and ensures relevant third parties receive documents in a timely fashion
  • Maintains the paper and digital filing systems
  • Assists department with planning & preparing of various events
  • Participates in department meetings and other meetings/seminars
  • Performs administrative and office support for the Legal Department and fulfills other tasks as assigned


  •  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Technology savvy with working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and particularly SharePoint)
  • Ability to handle confidential matters appropriately
  • Strong attention to detail & time management
  • Experience in an administrative or coordinator role.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer and systems literacy.
  • Experience of operating scanners, copiers and fax machines
  • Experience with web-based workflow systems preferred


  • You have a desire to work in an in-house legal department environment
  • You are comfortable speaking with and writing to internal clients to help them navigate departmental processes
  • You possess excellent organizational skills

Sesame Workshop is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer