• Legal Counsel

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto,
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/11/2018 2:02 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1262
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a challenging position that will utilize your drafting and negotiating skills?

     

    Do you enjoy working with a variety of people and departments?

     

    Would you like the opportunity to work with exciting brands in the kids' entertainment industry?

     

    If you are passionate, driven and find yourself seeking a new opportunity, then we want you to join our team.

    Responsibilities

    • Negotiating and drafting rights acquisition and licensing agreements across all media including without limitation, television and digital media platforms;
    • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating variety of commercial agreements (e.g. NDAs, IT agreements, dubbing agreements);
    • Assisting with legal advice and contract drafting for YouTube business, including simple production contracts;
    • Drafting and co-ordinating ancillary documentation (e.g. chain of title, insurance);
    • Researching and summarizing rights and obligations;
    • Providing on-going business affairs and legal advice across the business as needed, including development, production, broadcast and exploitation of entertainment productions;
    • Liaising with other departments and offices;

    Qualifications

    • J.D./LL.B. is required;
    • 1-3 years post-call experience in law at a top-tier law firm or in-house in an entertainment or licensing environment;
    • Experience in the television industry or with entertainment law is preferred;
    • Familiarity with negotiation and drafting of basic commercial agreements;
    • Excellent drafting, time management and organizational skills including the ability to coordinate multiple complex, confidential files;
    • Team player that is positive, forward thinking, client-focused and solution minded.

    We appreciate your interest, however due to the number of applications received, we are only able to contact those candidates selected to proceed in the recruitment process. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

     

    DHX Media is an inclusive employer and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

     

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