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Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs, Dreamworks TV

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NBC Universal Santa Monica , CA 90405

Posted 3 months ago

Responsibilities

The Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs, will oversee all production-related legal work for the DreamWorks TV division of NBCUniversal's Digital Enterprises organization. Primary job duties involve negotiating and drafting contracts relating to the production of animated and live action short-form children's content for the DreamWorks TV channels on social media and other digital platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review, negotiate, and interpret contracts and other documents, including primarily agreements relating to the production of "digital first" and "digital derivative" programming.

  • Advise and coordinate with creative executives, production risk attorneys and others to identify and resolve business and legal issues and provide ongoing counsel, advice and support, with a focus on the production of "digital first" programming.

  • Partner with NBCU business executives to discuss and implement best practices and formulate new processes in connection with evolving business needs.

  • Create and update forms.

  • Other matters at the direction of the Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs.

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • JD

  • Member of a state bar in good standing

  • A minimum of 2 years of entertainment and/or intellectual property expertise, with specific experience handling production legal work.

  • Minimum 3 years of law experience either in-house or at a firm

Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

  • Must be willing to work in Los Angeles, California.

  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics

  • Outstanding academic credentials (excellent academic record at top tier law school).

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify, prioritize and resolve legal issues quickly and effectively.

  • Highly motivated, highly effective self-starter with strong track record of successful project execution and ability to work independently.

  • Outstanding analytic and organizational skills, including excellent drafting and negotiation skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; experience communicating with various audiences and levels of seniority.

  • Ability to develop strong relationships with multiple business units and their representatives; teamwork-oriented attitude.

  • 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.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and other related tools.

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