Job Title:  Assistant, Legal & International Motion Picture Sales Group

Department:  Sales & Distribution

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Lionsgate has an immediate opening for an Assistant in the International Motion Picture Sales Group department. This position will report directly to the COO of the International Motion Picture Sales Group.


  • Schedule meetings, handle phones, travel arrangements, expense reporting and other administrative tasks for a small team.
  • Learn and document department policies/procedures and deal terms and serve as a knowledgeable resource for the team and other departments.
  • Draft and update deal and sales summaries.
  • Assist with preparation of legal documents and redlines; drafting routine letters, contracts, notices, and other correspondence.
  • Correspond with international distributors to gather and log release theatrical dates, P&A budgets, home entertainment dates and release plans for all media.
  • Prepare and issue periodic reports, including territories Info, competitive environments, release schedules, P&A and home entertainment chase reports, title overviews and box office summaries.
  • Log and file royalty statements.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Four-year college degree required; JD a strong plus.
  • Previous exposure to business and legal issues related to the acquisition, licensing and distribution of content a strong plus.
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and independently prioritize work, and possess excellent organizational and tracking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong sense of urgency.
  • Strong judgment and decision-making skills, and ability to problem solve independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and Docusign.

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. The Company’s film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group
Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.
In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.  

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles