Description:

Job Summary:
Do you have a passion for tackling the legal issues of streaming weather, news, entertainment and sports? We have the perfect role!

Allen Media Digital, a subsidiary of Allen Media Group, is developing and delivering digital streaming channels and products for consumers that focus on everything entertainment, sports and news. We are looking for a transactional attorney who enjoys problem solving and working directly with business leads to ensure product growth doesn't lead to legal headaches. The role will include providing legal and business-related advice for AMG's digital properties (The Weather Channel DTC TV app, Local Now, The Weather Channel en Español, HBCU Go, theGrio, Pattrn and Sports.tv). The role will have a high level of responsibility and will work directly with the various business units of Allen Media Group.

Responsibilities:
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of contracts for direct-to-consumer digital media products, including content licenses (e.g., FAST Channels, movie and series VOD titles) and distribution agreements (e.g., OTT, broadcast, MVPD and vMVPD).
  • Evaluate and analyze legal and business issues in digital media with a practical, business-oriented approach to problem-solving in a technology driven environment.
  • Draft, negotiate and interpret a variety of transactional agreements, such as vendor, independent contractor, equipment, SaaS and technology.
  • Manage and track intellectual property rights, content rights and clearances.
  • Work with the development and product team to understand operational and technical workflow and documentation, including data privacy.
  • Structure and negotiate agreements with advertisers, ad servers, ad exchanges and ad tech platforms and technology.
  • Draft and maintain form agreements.
  • Perform day to day legal related tasks as needed and assigned.

Experience and Skills:
  • 2 – 8 years transactional legal experience, preferably in television or digital media, or digital technology.
  • J.D. and admission to at least one U.S. state bar (Georgia or California, preferred), or in-house counsel registration provided the applicant is licensed in at least one U.S. state.
  • Familiarity with licensing agreements.
  • General knowledge of privacy policies and data privacy laws (i.e., CPPA, CPRA).
  • Exceptional legal analysis skills.
  • Ability to balance legal requirements with business needs to effectively work with business teams.
  • Ideal candidate must be able to work independently and handle a high volume of legal matters, while also working well with business partners and all levels of management.
  • Self-motivated and well organized with the ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast paced environment.