Director and Senior Counsel, Unscripted & Documentaries Marketing
NetflixLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
With over 125 million streaming members in over 190 countries, our approach to Marketing is to defy convention, disrupt industry norms and break through the zeitgeist via innovative, culturally relevant, impactful campaigns. We are actively promoting our original, exclusive content which is core to everything we do.
We are looking for a talented senior entertainment marketing attorney to be our lead counsel supporting our marketing, social and PR initiatives, with particular focus on our original unscripted and documentary titles. Among other things, this person will lead, manage and build a team that reviews and advises on marketing creative, including any IP issues; tracks and reviews a large amount of studio and talent agreements to extract and synthesize applicable information to help guide marketing, social and PR campaigns and initiatives; and negotiates a variety of marketing-related agreements. S/he will be comfortable evaluating risk with imperfect information, have the confidence to make quick decisions and be equally adept in managing as in rolling up his/her sleeves to handle issues and projects him/herself.
This is an opportunity to be part of a public company with a great consumer brand and to help Netflix shape the future of digital media. The legal team at Netflix is focused on collaborating with its business partners to help foster innovation. The ideal candidate will welcome the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization and thrive in new and developing areas of the law.
The successful candidate will have approximately 15 years of broad-based entertainment marketing, advertising, and contract drafting and negotiation experience. Expertise in the following areas is required: film and/or television content marketing; rights and clearances; IP issues, including fair use analysis; talent deals; guilds; credits; music; contests and sweepstakes; and production and agency agreements. Film or television production experience is a plus. Experience at a law firm and in-house at an entertainment company or advertising agency, as well as familiarity with consumer protection issues, is strongly preferred. Must be excited about and thrive in our company culture.
The successful candidate will also possess the following:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Strong analytical capabilities and judgment.
• Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight time frames in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, think practically and be solution-oriented.
• Willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise.