Legal Counsel

5 - 7 years experience  •  Media

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18
Los Angeles, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Media
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18

Legal Counsel

BuzzFeed is looking for an entertainment attorney to partner with the creative development and business teams in our Los Angeles office. We are looking for a self-motivated, business-minded attorney to grow with our entertainment practice.

BuzzFeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive compensation, benefits, and a stock option program.

Responsibilities:

  • Support BuzzFeed’s creative development and production teams to structure, negotiate and draft a wide variety of domestic and international media and entertainment-related agreements, primarily focused on talent, distribution, production and other related deals
  • Support BuzzFeed’s business units in drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements, including licensing, advertising, business development, marketing, events, and other commercial and operational contracts
  • Provide practical advice and solutions to internal business partners on legal matters affecting BuzzFeed
  • Thrive in new and developing areas of the law, tempered by an appreciation of legal complexity and risk assessment

Requirements:

  • 4-6 years of related entertainment, and transactional experience, including direct experience negotiating and drafting talent, distribution, production, shopping, and other video, television, and film deals
  • Practical knowledge of the digital, TV, and film industries
  • Be able to prioritize and manage workload and meet deadlines within a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment
  • A willingness to tackle matters in and outside areas of expertise with a can-do, flexible attitude, understanding that no job is too big or too small
  • Intellectual property knowledge a plus

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