Job Title:  Assistant, TV Business Affairs

Department:  Business and Legal Affairs

Santa Monica, CA, US

Summary of Position

Lionsgate has an opening for an Assistant to support the VP & SVP, TV Business Affairs. This opportunity provides an excellent learning experience for an individual with a strong interest in the business side of television.



  • Efficiently support busy executives responsible for negotiating deals for scripted television
  • Handle all administrative responsibilities for the executive including expense reporting, scheduling all meetings, coordinating conference calls and greeting all visiting guests)
  • Create and maintain status reports, facilitate payments for talent, and draft high volume of correspondence
  • Maintain the executives’ and the department legal files and assist in the day to day operations of the department
  • Depending on skill, educational level and interest, assistant will gain experience drafting and commenting on agreements

Experience & Skills

  • 1 year of related experience, working in film or television
  • The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Must be good at prioritizing tasks
  • Strong Interest in the Business side of Television
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and the Adobe suite
  • A college degree required, with an emphasis in Business preferred

About the Company

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide.


Business Unit Overview

Lionsgate Television

Lionsgate Television is one of the foremost third-party suppliers of premium scripted series to streaming, broadcast and cable platforms alike while also serving as a prolific supplier of premium content to Starz. Drawing upon its production partnerships with many of the top content creators, it supplies dozens of scripted series to more than 20 different network partners. With a reputation for creating “brand-defining” shows for a diverse range of platforms, Lionsgate Television has produced and distributed the iconic long-running series Mad Men, one of the most acclaimed shows in television history, the ground-breaking Orange is the New Black, Weeds, Nurse Jackie, Nashville, Dear White People and many others while continuing to develop strong slates of acclaimed new series. Lionsgate also operates a robust in-house unscripted television business partnering with a diverse array of linear and streaming platforms. Lionsgate television series have garnered 238 Emmy® nominations, 38 Emmys®, 66 Golden Globe® nominations and nine Golden Globe® wins.


The Lionsgate Television Group collaborates closely with the Company’s other television businesses, including Debmar-Mercury, a leading producer and syndicator of evergreen game and talk shows, Pilgrim Media, one of the top producers of unscripted series, and 3 Arts Entertainment, a leading talent management and production company that has become a major television production partner and a source of top talent for all of the Company’s businesses. The Lionsgate Worldwide Television Distribution Group licenses the Company’s feature film and television slates, 17,000-title film and television library, one of the largest in the world, and Starz’s original programming slate to nearly every major OTT and linear platform through a global network of deep customer relationships. 

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