Full Time Job

Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs


Rome, Italy 04-21-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
With the opening of our office in Rome, Netflix continues to expand its presence in Italy and seeks an experienced business and legal affairs executive to join Netflix's growing Italian team. The successful candidate will be based in Rome and work as part of the company's Business & Legal Affairs team to structure, negotiate and draft agreements with distributors and producers to acquire content and support the growing slate of Netflix original programming produced in Italian language. The candidate will be a key contributor in scaling our Italian language content operations, working alongside creative partners to structure content production and acquisition agreements and carry out Netflix objectives in Italy. In doing so, the candidate will be responsible for understanding the legal landscape and production customs and developing and executing on Netflix's strategy as necessary to bring local content to Netflix's global streaming platform.

In particular, the candidate will be involved in negotiating production and acquisition deals for programming with third-party local partners, as well as overseeing business and legal affairs matters during production. The ideal candidate will have direct broad-based content licensing and production experience, deep knowledge of the Italian film and TV distribution and production landscape, and practical knowledge of the industry. The role requires a deep creative thinking, good judgment, the ability to collaborate strongly within a team, and the flexibility to quickly pivot within a strategy.

• The successful candidate will have 8+ years of broad-based entertainment experience in Italy with both the legal and business aspects of production and distribution. Experience providing in-house support in a major studio, television network and/or entertainment company is preferred. Fluency in English and native Italian are essential requirements for this role.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r71kep-3-236-122-9-42 in your application.