Full Time Job

Director, Business & Legal Affairs

Warner Music Group

New York, NY 10-09-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Director, Business & Legal Affairs, IMGN

Director, Business & Legal Affairs, IMGN

Job Description:

We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our innovative Business & Legal Affairs team at IMGN.

A little bit about our team:

IMGN Media, a Warner Music Group Company, is a tech-driven media organization specialized in producing and programming social content for Gen Z audiences. IMGN owns & operates a portfolio of media brands in gaming, entertainment, ASMR and more, with an overall reach of over 50 million followers. IMGN is home to Daquan, TryHard, So Satisfying & more highly engaging channels.

Why this could be your next big break:

The Director, Business & Legal Affairs, will provide day-to-day business and legal affairs services for IMGN and will be responsible for drafting and negotiating customer agreements, content and talent agreements, deals with vendors, NDAs, and more; advising on and executing business strategy for IMGN; and liaising with and providing guidance to other Warner Music Group departments and affiliates on content creation and social media.

Here you'll get to:
• Draft and negotiate various customer agreements, including around branded content and sponsorship's.
• Draft and negotiate vendor agreements (e.g., software licenses, SaaS subscriptions, content licenses, etc.).
• Oversee contract administration and compliance.
• Draft contract summaries and assisting with other special projects as requested by senior executives.
• Provide day-to-day guidance on content creation procedures when necessary.
• Ensure compliance with contractual and legal obligations, including participation in the development and implementation of IMGN's content and contract-related policies and procedures.
• Partner to assist with additional related tasks as needed.

Rockstar candidates will be able to:
• Familiar with the branded content and social media spaces, including ad-supported business models and ad-supported content.
• Strong understanding of intellectual property law, and causes of action common in entertainment and media industry cases, including content creation, privacy, defamation and rights of publicity.
• Strong negotiating, analytical, and organizational skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills to successfully interface with outside attorneys, senior management and general staff.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Sound and practical business judgment.
• Attention to detail and the ability to manage a high-volume workload efficiently and smoothly

It would be music to our ears if you also had:
• At least 6 years relevant transactional legal experience.
• At least 3 years of entertainment industry, social media or other relevant in-house experience preferred.
• J.D. and active license to practice law in New York.

Company Profile
Warner Music Group

With a legacy extending back over 200 years, Warner Music Group (WMG) today brings together artists, songwriters and entrepreneurs that are moving entertainment culture across the globe. Operating in more than 70 countries through a network of affiliates and licensees, WMG’s Recorded Music division includes renowned labels such as Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, Elektra, Erato, First Night, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Music Nashville.