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Associate Director, Business and Legal Affairs

Fox Corporation, Los Angeles, CA USA

We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands

Level: Manager (Supervisor)

Duration: Full-Time


The Business & Legal Affairs department is seeking an entertainment attorney to provide business and legal support in connection with Fox’s live action and animated scripted programming development and production.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze, negotiate, and draft a variety of “above the line” talent deals, as well as below-the-line production agreements
  • Provide production legal advice for live action and animated scripted programming
  • Create and maintain departmental resources and actively participate in the establishment of departmental policies for scripted programming
  • Analyze contracts in response to business questions and provide contractual and research information to business executives and more senior attorneys to assist with business decisions

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 2-4 years prior legal experience required, preferably at a television network, studio, production company or entertainment law firm
  • Juris Doctorate
  • Active member of California bar or Registered In-House Counsel status
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to function independently, perform moderate to advanced-level reasoning tasks, and make common-sense decisions
  • Advanced proficiency with Word and Excel
  • Must be able to respond to and interact with senior-level creative and business executives in a professional, articulate, personable, and helpful manner
  • Must be very organized and able to manage and effectively prioritize multiple projects

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US


Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.

Fox Entertainment

FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

Fox Corporation

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