Coordinator, Business & Legal Affairs, Original Comedy

Netflix - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)3.9


Los Angeles, California
Legal
Netflix seeks an experienced coordinator for a role with responsibility for a wide array of matters related to Netflix's Original Comedy initiative. The successful candidate will work with the company's Original Comedy team in many facets of business and legal affairs support, including coordination among internal Netflix teams and drafting and reviewing agreements necessary to develop and produce the company's slate of original stand-up, sketch, variety and other comedy projects. This is an opportunity to be part of a public company with a great consumer brand and to help Netflix shape the future of television. The legal team at Netflix is small and focused on collaborating with its business partners to help foster innovation.

Duties include:
Handling and coordinating signatures (both externally and internally) and entering signed agreements into digital document tracking system;
Creating, updating and tracking deal terms and options;
Managing and updating all forms;
Coordinating with the Original Comedy team on projects, priorities, and production schedules;
Coordination among internal Netflix teams with respect to various issues including managing credits, chain of title, marketing restrictions, and payment and finance;
Drafting, reviewing and redlining various 3rd party agreements as needed under the supervision of counsel (e.g. license agreements, production services agreements, and above the line and below the line agreements).

Requirements:
At least 3+ years of experience managing legal agreements in television or film, including some drafting and reviewing of those agreements;
Experience in a comedy and/or unscripted programming environment; and
J.D. and membership in good standing with at least one state bar preferred.
The ideal candidate will have a strong production background (international production experience is strongly preferred) and experience dealing with talent, plus a broad understanding of television distribution (including digital distribution). Experience providing in-house support is strongly desired, but not required. Fluency in a language other than English is also desired, but not required.