Full Time Job

VP / SVP, Television Business and Legal Affairs Executive

MGM Featured Employer

Beverly Hills, CA 10-01-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities:
• Analyze deal opportunities and formulate business strategies with respect to various scripted television development and production matters
• Structure, negotiate, and draft a high volume of scripted development and production agreements, including license agreements, executive producer agreements, writer agreements, director agreements, rights agreements, and talent/test option agreements
• Oversee production legal for various productions while working with a broad range of in-house personnel (e.g., creative, production, etc.)
• Develop and suggest policies and parameters in connection with various business practices
• Advise senior management in connection with deal strategies and complex business and legal matters
• Maintain relationships with key agencies, managers, and attorneys in the entertainment community

Requirements:
• JD degree from top tier law school
• Admission to the California State Bar
• 7+ years prior experience at an entertainment law firm and/or major media entertainment company with substantial experience in scripted television development and production
• Extensive and in-depth knowledge of negotiating and documenting entertainment scripted transactions with an ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
• Must be detail-oriented and possess superior negotiation, drafting, organizational, and time management skills
• Solid working knowledge of guild and union issues and various entertainment industry customs and practices
• Previously established relationships with key agencies, managers, and attorneys in the entertainment community
• 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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