Manager, Legal Department

Job Number: R50010154

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Legal

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: October 11, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Manager of our Legal Department to be responsible for managing Board and Committee meeting logistics and scheduling, preparation and distribution of materials via Boardvantage app, tracking meeting attendance, tracking share ownership and compliance with ownership policies, website updates, directors and officer questionnaires

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage internal SEC filings including Forms 3, 4 and 5, 144 and Form 8-K
  • Manage planning and preparation of shareholder meetings including distribution of proxy materials and related documents and filings; proxy cards, voting and internal websites
  • Maintain all key corporate governance documents and policies in detailed file sharing system
  • Draft minutes, routine resolutions and written consents and maintain all records of the Board, Committee and stockholder meetings in detailed file share sharing system
  • Manage stockholder matters including relationship with stock transfer agent, maintain outstanding share information and beneficial ownership information for directors and officers, coordinate responses to stockholder questions and issues, manage unclaimed property reporting, NASDAQ filings, notifications and compliance
  • Manage governance and corporate housekeeping matters for parent corporation and assist with US and foreign subsidiaries
  • Provide support for M&A activities and other corporate transactions

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 4 years of law firm or in-house experience required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Power Point
  • Working knowledge of Blueprint entity management software, Boardvantage and Box (or similar)
  • Proven ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills
  • Outgoing and strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter, quick and flexible learner
  • Team player willing to take on new projects and assignments as the department grows
  • Ability to pick up new technological tools quickly
  • Hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of general legal concepts, terminology and principles related to SEC and jurisdictional filings, corporate formation and charter documents, board and committee charters and minutes, stock plans, mergers & acquisitions
  • Experience drafting and filing routine SEC documents
  • Excellent project management skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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