CONTENT ACQUISITION LAWYER, 4-6 MONTH FTC, 4 OR 5 DAYS

Location
England, London
Posted
18 Jan 2021
Closes
15 Feb 2021
Ref
2266
Contact
Siobhan Kinsella
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL

ENTERTAINMENT CONTENT ACQUISITION

4-6 MONTH FTC INITIALLY

Our client, a leading global media and entertainment company, is looking for a commercial lawyer with media and content acquisition experience.

This role will be working in a high performing team who are responsible for all of our clients content (entertainment channels, documentary channels, movie channels,etc). The team acquires rights (licensing in of content) from all over the world.

You will work closely with your commercial and legal colleagues in the UK and the EU.

You will be a qualified solicitor with high calibre training and demonstrable experience in-house within a media business.

You'll bring:

  • Top notch academics and legal background, with extensive post-qualification experience in content and IP (in particular copyright)
  • TV licensing - experience of drafting and negotiating licensing deals with major studios
  • Excellent influencing, interpersonal and communication (written and verbal)
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to deliver
  • Sound business judgement and a proven ability to work flexibly in a fast-paced commercial environment on complex and strategically important projects
  • Resilience, ability to cope with change, operate under pressure and in a crisis, pragmatism, farsightedness, and a solutions focused lens.

The team pursues the highest standards and demonstrates commitment, integrity and judgement. Through their work, the legal team helps to bring better content and innovation to all of their customers, always adding value.

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