Director, AGC, Business & Legal Affairs, Original Content

| San Francisco, CA, USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 170,000-274,000 Annually
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Join Tubi (www.tubi.tv), Fox Corporation's premium ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) streaming service leading the charge in making entertainment accessible to all. With over 200,000 movies and television shows, including a growing library of Tubi Originals, 200+ local and live news and sports channels, and 455 entertainment partners featuring content from every major Hollywood studio, Tubi gives entertainment fans an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. Tubi's library has something for every member of our diverse audience, and we're committed to building a workforce that reflects that diversity. We're looking for great people who are creative thinkers, self-motivators, and impact-makers looking to help shape the future of streaming.

About the Role:

Tubi is adding a Director, Associate General Counsel-level attorney to our growing legal team. You will play a key role in structuring, drafting, and negotiating a variety of agreements, including development agreements, license agreements, production services, and co-productions for original scripted and unscripted content. You will be working with your fellow legal team colleagues and many teams across the organization and will have a direct impact on our service as we continue to grow our slate of Tubi Originals movies and series. You are an energetic team player, who is willing to learn and to be challenged. The legal department comprises eight different teams supporting the business and legal operations for the company. We are fast-paced and collaborative while we work on challenging issues, and strive to be an excellent partner to our fellow Tubies. This position will report to our Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs, Original Content.

This position may be located in our San Francisco, Los Angeles, or New York offices, or remotely from any US-based location.

Responsibilities:

  • Structuring, drafting, and negotiating agreements involving the development and production of original, licensed and co-produced scripted and unscripted content including movies and series. This role is a combined business and legal affairs role, and the individual should be equally proficient and comfortable negotiating business points and drafting agreements.
  • Familiarity with union (SAG-AFTRA, WGA, DGA, IATSE) and non-union issues, labor and employment law issues, music clearances, intellectual property law, risk management, and rights of publicity and privacy.
  • Manage and resolve issues that arise during content development, production, and distribution.
  • Serve as a resource and provide guidance to external production partners.
  • Working with colleagues to establish best practices, draft templates and identify practical business solutions for driving contracts to close in a manner that balances meeting business objectives and mitigating risk.
  • Assisting other legal team members with overflow content licensing work and counseling clients as needed.  A cooperative, team-focused approach.
  • Must have superlative communication skills, orally and written, and the ability to proactively collaborate with client group members, provide guidance, and make strategic recommendations in deal-making.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to manage a high-volume workload efficiently and smoothly.

Your Background:

  • 12+ years of legal experience as an attorney, including experience at an established law firm and in-house at entertainment/media companies, with 8+ years of extensive experience negotiating and drafting a wide range of entertainment-related agreements and 3+ years of legal experience in a business and legal affairs role focusing on original scripted series content production.     
  • An excellent negotiator with strong influencing skills
  • Strong drafting skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex legal transactions simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex legal concepts clearly and effectively to non-legal colleagues
  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative and practical solutions to drive deals to close 
  • Ability to work independently and proactively, with good judgment to know when to escalate an issue 
  • Curiosity about the entertainment/media landscape and technology
  • JD received from an ABA-accredited U.S. law school
  • Admission to the state bar in at least one U.S. state

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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is is listed annually below. This role is also eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, long-term incentive plan, and various benefits including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents.

California, New York City, Westchester County, NY, and Seattle, WA

$192,000$274,000 USD

Colorado and Washington (excluding Seattle, WA)

$170,000$243,000 USD

Tubi is a division of Fox Corporation, and the FOX Employee Benefits summarized here, covers the majority of all US employee benefits.  The following distinctions below outline the differences between the Tubi and FOX benefits:

  • For US-based non-exempt Tubi employees, the FOX Employee Benefits summary accurately captures the Vacation and Sick Time.
  • For all salaried/exempt employees, in lieu of the FOX Vacation policy, Tubi offers a Flexible Time off Policy to manage all personal matters.
  • For all full-time, regular employees, in lieu of FOX Paid Parental Leave, Tubi offers a generous Parental Leave Program, which allows parents twelve (12) weeks of paid bonding leave within the first year of the birth, adoption, surrogacy, or foster placement of a child. This time is 100% paid through a combination of any applicable state, city, and federal leaves and wage-replacement programs in addition to contributions made by Tubi.
  • For all full-time, regular employees, Tubi offers a monthly wellness reimbursement.

Tubi is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition, or disability. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We are an E-Verify company.

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Tubi operates in the News + Entertainment industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA. Tubi was founded in 2014. It has 504 total employees. To see all 19 open jobs at Tubi, click here.
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