- Communication Skills
- Landscape Maintenance
- Legal Drafting
- Project Management
The NFL is seeking an experienced transactional attorney who will be responsible for a broad range of media-related deal and advisory work in connection with the League’s international media business and the League’s media-related initiatives relating to legalized sports betting within and outside of the United States.
Strong candidates will possess a deep understanding of media trends across traditional and emerging platforms and will have experience negotiating and drafting complex rights agreements and interacting with leading media properties and distribution channels.
This position will serve as the primary legal point of contact in connection with the NFL’s growing International Media business, focusing on the licensing of NFL content (e.g., live NFL games, NFL Network & NFL RedZone) throughout international markets and the continued development of strategic direct-to-consumer opportunities.
The position also will provide key legal support for the licensing of NFL data and other content in connection with media-related initiatives related to legalized sports betting, and for other League initiatives involving the cultivation of other proprietary data and emerging opportunities. Lastly, the position will provide other transactional support for the NFL’s media business as required.
The successful candidate will report to the NFL’s Senior Vice President/Media Counsel, work extensively with the NFL’s Vice President/Media Counsel and interact with various other members of the NFL’s legal department. This role will partner closely with the NFL’s International Media team and other League business executives in connection with the negotiation, drafting and administration of various agreements while interacting with counterparts at existing and potential NFL partners throughout the world.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year university/college and J.D. from an accredited law school
5+ years’ experience in a transactional legal role at a top-tier law firm or major media company or sports/entertainment property, focusing on content distribution/licensing and rights agreements
Valid membership (in good standing) in New York or another state bar
Strong contract drafting experience, including content distribution/licensing (across traditional and emerging platforms and models) with preference for international experience
Demonstrable command of, and experience navigating, key business and regulatory trends in the media/technology landscape
Experience working closely with senior business executives
Comfort and established proficiency with complex and multi-faceted agreements
Excellent negotiation, communication and project management skills
Organization, efficiency and attention to detail
Ability to handle diverse projects simultaneously with multiple stakeholders
Proven ability to think strategically and analytically
Work Locations: NY New York - NFL Office 345 Park Avenue New York 10154
Worker Type: Employee
Person Type: Employee
Assignment Category: Full-Time Regular
Education Level: Juris Doctor Degree
Job Posting: Jan 3, 2020, 8:20:51 PM
Application Deadline: Ongoing