Do you love working as an attorney in TV and film? If so, we have may the ideal role for you! The position of VP, Business & Legal Affairs for Viacom Kids & Family, presents an opportunity to work in a leadership position on a wide range of business and legal affairs matters for Awesomeness Studios, a leading entertainment brand for Gen Z and a producer of hit television shows and films for various high-profile platforms (including the hit film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before for Netflix and the critically acclaimed Pen15 for Hulu) as well as Nickelodeon, a beloved and iconic multi-platform kids brand (SpongeBob Square Pants, The Casagrandes, All That, Young Dylan and Blue Clues and You).
For this position, we're looking for someone who will provide senior-level business and legal affairs services for all aspects of studio development and production of young-adult oriented scripted series and films for Nickelodeon, CBS All Access and other platforms: structuring, analyzing, negotiating and drafting a high volume of rights agreements, producer deals, director agreements, talent agreements, distribution and other agreements, developing and building deal structures, templates and forms, providing ongoing senior legal and business affairs counsel during development and production, and advising and working closely with colleagues in Production, Talent, Programming and Development, Finance, and Licensing and Distribution.
The ideal candidate will advise and counsel a broad range of client groups on a variety of complex business and legal matters, including key involvement in the development and implementation of policies, practices and critical initiatives across teams.
J.D., member of the California Bar and a minimum of eight years’ experience at a network, studio, major entertainment law firm or production company, or a combination of such experience, with the following proficiencies: