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Sr Director, Senior Counsel-Spectrum Networks

Organization: Charter Communications
Date Posted: 2/8/2018
Date Needed: 3/31/2018
City: New York
Location: New York
Country: United States
Primary Category: Broadcast
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Master's
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details
•           Structure, negotiate and draft agreements, including multimedia rights agreements with rights holders (including professional and collegiate teams, leagues and conferences), affiliation agreements, content and software license agreements, joint venture agreements, marketing and sponsorship agreements, production agreements, talent agreements, vendor agreements, and other agreements related to content acquisition, production, and operations.
•           Oversee and advise on all aspects of the networks’ regulatory compliance (e.g., closed captioning), contractual compliance, and compliance with league and conference rules, rights and clearances, including music and footage licensing.
•           Counsel and advise senior executives and business leaders on any number of issues including production, marketing, communications, operations, digital content distribution, customer engagement, and other day-to-day legal and business affairs issues.
•           Liaise with internal groups, including regulatory, government affairs, programming acquisition, litigation, and finance.
•           Manage outside counsel and paralegal support.
•           Perform other duties as necessary. 
•           Some travel to regional networks offices required. 
•           J.D. from a top-tier law school and admission to NY State bar.
•           3-5 years of relevant law firm or in-house experience.
•           Attention to detail and excellent writing skills.
•           Extensive knowledge of contracts and general corporate law.
•           Effective team player.
•           Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment, communicate effectively with others verbally and in writing, and negotiate agreements with third parties independently.
•           Ability to present concepts in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
•           Demonstrate good judgment, initiative, poise and calm in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment.
•           Operate with a high degree of confidentiality, integrity, and maturity.
•           Must be comfortable in an office environment.
•           Must be willing to work after hours or on the weekends when necessary. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability
Charter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster:
Charter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.

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