Full Time Job

Director, Business Affairs

Warner Media

Burbank, CA 04-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

Serve as day-to-day business affairs executive on behalf of Warner Bros. production entities. Negotiates and drafts rights acquisition, actors, writer, producer and director deals, all in connection with the development and production of television series across broadcast, cable and streaming platforms. In addition to internal executives in production, finance, casting legal affairs and publicity, interacts daily with producers, agents, lawyers and/or managers, as applicable.

The Daily
• Negotiates actor, writer, producer and director deals, as well as development deals of all types with agents and entertainment attorneys.
• Serve as day to day business affairs executive on behalf of various Warner Bros. production entities during the development and production process.
• Prepares and distributes deal memos, agreements and short form contracts.
• Provides regular status updates with respect to deals.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

The Essentials
• JD required
• Minimum of two years entertainment experience, preferably at a studio.
• Television Business Affairs experience strongly preferred.
• Law firm experience is a plus.
• Knowledge of Windows, Excel, and Microsoft Word required.
• Knowledge of report and letter format.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
• Ability to communicate on all levels in a collaborative environment.