Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs (Production)

NBCUniversal - Universal City, CA (30+ days ago)4.1


The Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, will oversee all production legal work for NBCUniversal’s Digital Enterprises organization. Primary job duties involve negotiating and draftingagreements (such as development agreements, talent agreements and production services agreements) for “digital first” and “digital derivative” programming, including for the organization’s scripted content studio joint venture with Snap.

Draft, review, negotiate, and interpret contracts and other documents, including primarily agreements relating to the production of “digital first” and “digital derivative” programming.
Advise and coordinate with creative executives, production risk attorneys and others to identify and resolve business and legal issues and provide ongoing counsel, advice and support, with a focus on the production of “digital first” programming.
Partner with NBCU business executives to discuss and implement best practices and formulate new processes in connection with evolving business needs.
Create and update forms.
Other matters at the direction of the Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs.

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications
JD
Member of a state bar in good standing
A minimum of 3 years of entertainment and/or intellectual property expertise, with specific experience handling production legal work.
Minimum 10 years of law experience either in-house or at a firm

Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
Must be willing to work in Los Angeles, California.
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics
Outstanding academic credentials (excellent academic record at top tier law school).
Demonstrated ability to proactively identify, prioritize and resolve legal issues quickly and effectively.
Highly motivated, highly effective self-starter with strong track record of successful project execution and ability to work independently.
Outstanding analytic and organizational skills, including excellent drafting and negotiation skills and attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills; experience communicating with various audiences and levels of seniority.
Ability to develop strong relationships with multiple business units and their representatives; teamwork-oriented attitude.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively interact with a range of personalities and styles and to establish effective relationships at all levels of the organization.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and other related tools.

Sub-BusinessNGDI Global Distribution
Career Level

Experienced

CityUniversal City
State/Province

California

CountryUnited States
About Us

NBCUniversal International
NBCUniversal’s international operations outside the U.S. include film and television distribution, home entertainment distribution, channels, film and television production, theme parks and news operations, with over 2,600 employees in 36 offices around the world. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

NBCUniversal Global Distribution and International
NBCUniversal’s international operations outside the U.S. include film and television distribution, home entertainment distribution, channels, film and television production, theme parks and news operations, with over 2,600 employees in 36 offices around the world.

Within the diverse portfolio, the television division is comprised of three groups: Global Distribution, International Networks and International Studios.

Global Distribution is responsible for all free, pay and new media licensing deals for NBCUniversal across the U.S. and to more than 200 territories with a portfolio of 120,000 TV episodes and 4,500 feature films.

International Networks is a strong portfolio of international channel brands including Universal Channel, SYFY, E! Entertainment Television, 13TH STREET, DIVA, Studio Universal, Telemundo, Bravo, DreamWorks and Golf Channel, as well as Movies 24 in the UK and The Style Network in Australia. These global networks deliver quality content to 165 territories and in 35 different languages across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia.

The portfolio has over 20 new media businesses worldwide such as the reality on demand SVOD service, hayu, which debuts a majority of its shows the same day as the U.S. including Keeping Up with the Kardashians and The Real Housewives franchise.

Additional NBCUniversal businesses with International divisions include Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, CNBC, Telemundo, Parks & Resorts, NBC News and DreamWorks.

NBCUniversal Global Distribution and International is a division of NBCUniversal, which is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Notices

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.