Full Time Job

VP / SVP, Theatrical Business & Legal Affairs

MGM Featured Employer

Beverly Hills, CA 09-30-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities:
• Negotiate and draft a variety of development and production agreements, including option and rights acquisition agreements, writer, producer, director and actor agreements, and distribution and finance agreements
• Oversee production legal issues on films, including union and guild matters, clearances, credits, and insurance requirements
• Review and summarize chain of title to potential development properties
• Research, summarize, and advise on various legal issues that arise during development and production

Requirements:
• JD degree from top tier law school
• Admission to the California State Bar
• 4+ years prior experience at law firm and/or major media entertainment company, experience with intellectual property and transactional entertainment deals preferred
• Extensive and in-depth knowledge of negotiating and documenting transactions with an ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
• Must be detail oriented and possess superior negotiation, drafting, organizational, and time management skills
• Must have a cooperative, positive, and team-oriented approach
• Ability to develop highly effective and productive working relationships with senior company executives
• Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and succinct manner both verbally and in writing

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MGM

Become a part of one of the most dynamic and iconic entertainment studios in the world. Enjoy a collegial familial work environment that is brimming with excitement growth and success. Our team is full of forward thinking, open minded, and enthusiastic employees that continuously nourish our growing company. We are committed to bringing on the most talented, passionate and creative people, who want to succeed at a company that promotes internal growth and encourages opportunities to those who are passionate about growing alongside this company.

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