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Director / Senior Director, Business & Legal Affairs

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  • Job
    Mid Level
  • Legal
  • Miami


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Must possess a JD from top-tier law school.
  • Minimum 3+ years of professional experience at a major law firm or in-house.
  • Licensed and in good standing with the California State Bar or other U.S. state bar required.
  • Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must be willing to work in Miami, Florida or Universal City, California.
  • Desired Characteristics:
  • Exceptional drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven strategist able to present, develop and guide negotiations through to closure.
  • 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.
  • A persuasive communicator with a vision.
  • Ability to recognize and respond quickly and pragmatically to urgent situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a close-knit team.
  • Demonstrated initiative, self-starter and accountable.
  • Demonstrated ability to assume greater responsibility as circumstances dictate.
  • Fluent in Spanish (both verbal and written) preferred.
  • Previous experience in licensing entertainment product is a plus.


  • Draft and negotiate contracts, including primarily agreements relating to the licensing of film and television content for television and “digital”/“new media” customers worldwide in various media (including linear free/basic/pay television, AVOD, SVOD, TVOD, EST and other developing media).
  • Advise and coordinate with sales liaison executives, marketing, technology experts and administrative personnel to identify and resolve business and legal issues (including issues relating to contract interpretation) and provide ongoing counsel, advice, and support.
  • Provide oversight of general legal and business practices and standards and oversight of certain litigation matters.
  • Provide oversight of regulatory and other legal compliance matters relating to content distribution.
  • Direct other special projects and perform other related duties as assigned by management.
  • The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above descriptions and may be modified at any time by the Department or NBCUniversal.


What are the key responsibilities of a Director/Senior Director, Business & Legal Affairs?

The key responsibilities include drafting and negotiating content license agreements with customers worldwide, advising on business and legal issues, providing oversight of general legal and business practices, overseeing regulatory and legal compliance matters, directing special projects, and performing other related duties as assigned.

What qualifications are required for this position?

Applicants must possess a JD from a top-tier law school, have a minimum of 3+ years of professional experience at a major law firm or in-house, and be licensed and in good standing with the California State Bar or another U.S. state bar.

Where is this position located?

This position is based in either Miami, Florida, or Universal City, California.

What are the desired characteristics for this role?

Desired characteristics include exceptional drafting and negotiation skills, attention to detail, strategic thinking ability, strong interpersonal skills, persuasive communication skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, initiative and accountability, fluency in Spanish preferred, and previous experience in licensing entertainment products is a plus.

What benefits are included with this position?

This position is eligible for company-sponsored benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, as well as various discounts and perks. The salary range is $140,000-$170,000 for Director and $165,000-$200,000 for Senior Director, with both bonus and long-term incentive eligibility.

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