Job Duties
  • Lead business and legal affairs for various Telemundo departments and divisions, including but not limited to the Hispanic Streaming Group, Marketing, Corporate Affairs, Operations & Technology, Revenue Strategy & Distribution, Digital Operations, and HR departments.
  • Serve as a strategic business partner to department executives to identify and resolve business and legal issues (including issues relating to contract interpretation).
  • Draft, negotiate, review, and interpret an extensive range of agreements, including but not limited to vendor, software as a service agreement, executive producer, partnership/sponsorship, venue, development, rights acquisition, production, license, content distribution, and above-the-line talent (e.g., writers, producers, directors, and cast) agreements and provide timely and thoughtful legal advice on potential risks and issues.
  • Provide counsel on various business deal structures and related documentation.
  • Manage the day-to-day business and legal affairs/production legal issues in connection with the production of Telemundo’s live specials, including live music award shows, as well as Hispanic Streaming Group’s scripted and unscripted productions.
  • Review and/or provide rights analyses and clearances for productions.
  • Manage, train and mentor a team of business and legal affairs attorneys, paralegals and administrative staff.
  • Provide advice and legal support as a business and legal generalist.

Basic Requirements
  • Minimum 10 years of combined television business affairs and legal affairs experience at a media company and/or law firm with substantial entertainment and media practice.
  • Extensive knowledge of entertainment transactions.
  • J.D. from accredited US law school, demonstrated academic achievement and current bar membership in good standing.
  • Spanish verbal and written skills a plus.
  • Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics
  • Strong strategic negotiations skills.
  • Good business judgment; strong business ethics.
  • Excellent communications skills, verbal and written.
  • Detail-oriented and possess superior drafting, negotiation, organizational and time management skills.
  • A self-starter who exhibits the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, have a take- charge attitude and be a quick study in all things television development and production.
  • Ability to top-line issues for network executives on a daily basis and communicate in a clear, concise and succinct manner both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the television industry and relationships therein.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to lead a multi-regional team.
  • Team player, collaborative style, excellent interpersonal skills and able to establish effective relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects; work well in a fast-paced, deadline intensive in-house environment.