Full Time Job

Sr. Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs


New York, NY 04-15-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

NBCUniversal has been voted for the second year in a row a ''Great Place to Work'' in 2024!

Job Description
Our Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) portfolio is a powerhouse collection of consumer-first brands, supported by media industry leaders, Comcast, NBCUniversal and Sky. When you join our team, you'll work across our dynamic portfolio including Peacock, NOW, Fandango, SkyShowtime, Showmax, and TV Everywhere, powering streaming across more than 70 countries globally and the evolution doesn't stop there.

With unequalled scale, our teams make the most out of every opportunity to collaborate and learn from one another. We're always looking for ways to innovate faster, accelerate our growth and consistently offer the very best in consumer experience. But most of all, we're backed by a culture of respect. We embrace authenticity and inspire people to thrive. Become a member of our Technology/Product legal team within NBCUniversal's Direct to Consumer (DTC) Business & Legal Affairs group.

• Provide legal support for DTC business teams such as our DTC Technology Delivery, Video Playback, Systems Architecture, Commerce Product, Marketing Technology, and Consumer Insights teams. Become the direct contact and expert advisor for teams and executives assigned based on your expertise and interests and team needs.
• Manage a high volume of technology transactions and other procurement agreements in support of NBCUniversal's DTC businesses with a focus on Peacock, Peacock's international platform licensees, and other NBCUniversal digital properties including the NBC app.
• Counsel DTC clients on risks associated with new product features, changes to our technology infrastructure, evolving laws and industry trends.
• Draft, review and negotiate agreements and amendments such as for (i) SaaS agreements; (ii) software licenses; (iii) website, app and other software development agreements; (iv) IT support and outsourcing agreements; and (v) AI-related agreements.
• Provide business advice to structure technology and procurement agreements to the benefit of the DTC group.
• Provide first-level privacy legal analysis and assist clients and DTC Privacy legal team with identifying and addressing privacy legal issues and record-keeping.
• Collaborate with company specialists in areas such as IT security, intellectual property, insurance, trade control laws, and others to address risks posed by transactions and client counseling matters.
• Perform special projects at the direction of senior attorneys, such as analysis and counseling regarding Peacock's platform customer relationships (e.g., SkyShowtime, Showmax), and Peacock distribution relationships (e.g., Apple, Roku).
• Contribute to technology and procurement contract center of excellence function for DTC, including contract forms and guidance.
• Advise clients regarding contractual rights and duties, matters of contract interpretation, and pre-litigation dispute resolution.
• Other matters at the direction of senior leaders.


Basic Qualifications
• Law degree and member of New York bar, or other US state bar and qualified as in-house counsel in New York.
• Minimum 7 years related experience at law firm or comparable in-house position.

Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.

Salary Range: $165,00 - $200,000 (bonus and long term incentive eligible)

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwwo6y-44-211-26-178-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $16,500 to $200,000 Per Year ($ USD)