Director/Sr Director, Business and Legal Affairs
NBCUniversalNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Draft and negotiate contracts, including primarily agreements relating to the licensing of film and television content for television and ''digital''/''new media'' customers worldwide in various media (including free, basic and pay television, SVOD, PPV/VOD, EST and other media).
Advise and coordinate with sales executives, marketing, technology experts and administrative personnel to identify and resolve business and legal issues (including issues relating to contract interpretation) and provide ongoing counsel, advice and support.
Provide oversight of general legal and business practices and standards and oversight of certain litigation matters.
Provide oversight of regulatory and other legal compliance matters relating to content distribution.
Direct other special projects and perform other related duties as assigned by management.
Must possess a JD from top-tier law school
Minimum 3 years of professional experience, including corporate/transactional experience at a major law firm as well as ideally experience performing responsibilities similar to the above in an in-house environment.
Additional Job Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through our website to be considered
Must be willing to work in New York, NY
Must be willing to travel occasionally when circumstances dictate.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Strong communication skills in English (written and spoken) is required.
Must be 18 years or older
Demonstrated, proven drafting and negotiation skills.
Strong strategist who is able to present, develop and guide negotiations through to closure.
Previous experience in licensing entertainment product is a plus.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively interact with a range of personalities and styles and to establish effective relationships at all levels of the organization.
A persuasive communicator with a vision.
Ability to recognize and respond quickly and pragmatically to urgent situations.
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a close-knit team.
Excellent attention to detail.
Demonstrated initiative; self-starter and accountable.
Demonstrated ability to assume greater responsibility as circumstances dictate.