Attorney, Business & Legal Affairs
Genius Brands InternationalBeverly Hills, CA
Full Time Job
Attorney, Business & Legal Affairs (Contract)
Entertainment Attorney - Contract Business and Legal Affairs Attorney position.
Genius Brands International, Inc. seeks an entertainment attorney interested in an exciting opportunity to join the business and legal affairs department of a growing entertainment company headquartered in Beverly Hills. This is a contract position with potential for full-time employment.
Negotiate, draft and interpret a wide range of agreements, including acquisition, development, production, distribution, licensing and merchandising agreements.
Negotiate and draft agreements in connection with the development and production of animated programming, including rights acquisition, writer, producer, director, talent and other production services agreements.
Handle various business and legal matters, including contract issues, employment matters, marketing/advertising issues, legal clearance and other intellectual property matters.
Advise senior management on rights availability and restrictions.
This position interfaces with various business units, including Development, Production, Accounting, Finance, Acquisitions, Distribution, Consumer Products and Marketing.
Our ideal candidate will be a responsible, detail oriented, self-starter whose ideal day includes tackling a diverse array of interesting challenges.
You will also have the following skills/accreditations:
The preferred candidate will have minimum 6-10 years of transactional legal experience at a studio, production company or entertainment law firm.
Strong and effective negotiating and drafting skills with an ability to operate independently with minimal supervision.
Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
JD degree. Admission to the California State Bar.
Genius Brands International, Inc. is a leading global kids media company developing, producing, marketing and licensing branded children's entertainment properties and consumer products for media and retail distribution. The Company's award-winning 'content with a purpose' portfolio includes the upcoming Stan Lee's Superhero Kindergarten, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and in partnership with Alibaba; Rainbow Rangers for Nick Jr.; Llama Llama, starring Jennifer Garner, for Netflix; award-winning toddler brand Baby Genius; adventure comedy STEM series Thomas Edison's Secret Lab; and entrepreneurship series Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club, and the recently announced SHAQ'S GARAGE produced in association with Shaquille O'Neal and Authentic Brands Group. Through licensing agreements with leading partners, characters from Genius Brands' IP also appear on a wide range of consumer products for the worldwide retail marketplace. The Company's new Kartoon Channel! is available in over 100 million U.S. television households via a broad range of distribution platforms, including Comcast, Cox, DISH, Amazon Prime, Sling TV, Apple iOs, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and more.
Genius Brands International, Inc. is 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.
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