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2017-11-172017-12-16

Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs (Production)

Universal City, CA
  • Job Code
    36788BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs (Production)

Jobid 23768-385276

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 36788BR

**Job Title** Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs (Production)

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Corporate Legal

**Posting Category** Legal & Business Affairs

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City

**Responsibilities**

Role Purpose

The Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, will oversee all production legal work for NBCUniversal’s Digital Enterprises organization. Primary job duties involve drafting and negotiating contracts for the West Coast content lab (including production services agreements, talent agreements, development agreements, and license agreements) for “digital first” and “digital derivative” programming.



Responsibilities



+ 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

+ 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 firmEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.

+ Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

+ 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



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  • Management/Finance/Administration/IT
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The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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