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Legendary Entertainment is a leading global media company with film, television, digital and comics divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering innovative content to mainstream audiences with a powerful focus on the fandom demographic. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $10 billion worldwide at the box office.

A trusted brand built on quality and authenticity, we create unmissable cultural event properties and breathe life into the most epic myths of our time.

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Vice President, Development LDN

Summary of Position:
The Vice President of Development for Legendary Digital Networks (Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls.) will lead all development efforts across the organization with a key focus on generating original content for LDN’s wide scope of digital platforms including, Alpha (SVOD), YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, and others. This executive will manage a pipeline of development across all three channels and work with each brand’s creative team on building programs that meet the key objectives of the organization. These goals include creative innovation, revenue generation, and IP value. The ideal candidate will have a good balance of experience and expertise in scripted and unscripted development, packaging, project management, and digital distribution.

This role interfaces with all areas of the organization and the ideal candidate will be comfortable collaborating in a proactive and productive manner with business affairs, marketing, product, and data analytics. This position will also be a key conduit between the content teams and LDN’s sales division and will be responsible for working with the sales team on branded content activations as well as packaging original concepts to take out to market. Experience and expertise in developing for sales focused model is a must.

The ideal candidate will also have a proven track record of successfully working with and managing people. This person will be responsible for working with a wide scope of creative teams, each with different brands, styles, and objectives, and will need to demonstrate an ability to both delegate and lead in all creative efforts.

This position reports to the President of LDN.

Other Key Requirements for the position are:
-At least seven years in scripted development focused on digital first platforms.
-Strong talent and representative relationships.
-Demonstrated ability to proactively package content with top creative talent.
-Core understanding of the ever-changing digital marketplace as well as familiarity with various digital platforms.
-Strong communication skills with a key focus on being able to work cross-functionally across departments.
-Proven literacy in core business concepts that are relevant to LDN including but not limited to, data analytics, sales metrics and models, and content finance and distribution models.

Contact: recruitingldn@legendary.com

Director, Social Media

Summary of Position:
This position is a creative and strategic role, tasked with developing and implementing best-in-class social strategies for the Legendary brand and our films. Duties include oversight and creation of our on-going content calendar, close collaboration with our distribution partners on all social activities, and analytic reporting on the performance of our channels.

Responsibilities:
Develop and implement social strategies in support of our overall brand and our films
Create and maintain content calendar for all Legendary-owned social channels and newsletters
Oversee in-house and freelance resources on creation of our social content and copy
Provide content creation and copywriting services
Establish community building strategies geared towards genuine engagement with our fans
Collaborate with our distribution partners on all social activity associated with our film releases
Support live events and launches on social media
Incorporate current social media best practices and policies, adapting with changing landscape
Track and report on all key analytics, making strategic suggestions based on learnings

Experience & Skills:
3-5 years experience overseeing the social presence of a major brand, IP, or personality
Nuanced understanding of the social media landscape and of audience behaviors
Keen curatorial eye for interesting, stand-out content online
Hands-on experience in growing and maintaining an online community
Experience in tracking, analyzing, and reporting on social data
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop
Strong organizational and project management skills
Solid written and verbal communication skills

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Assistant, Marketing

Summary of Position:
Assist the SVP, Marketing and Digital Strategy and overall Marketing team with departmental support such as calendar management, phones, travel and other administrative duties. Legendary Marketing is a vibrant, high volume department and we are looking for a highly organized self-starter to take on the role of assistant.

Responsibilities:
Manage phones, travel arrangements, visitor passes and executive schedule
All aspects of meeting prep including: coordinating and confirming all calendar items, including internal and external meetings, establishing conference calls and video conference calls, coordinating meetings over multiple time zones, printing and distributing materials
Research projects pertaining to our worlds and our fandoms
Invoice processing, expense reports and office supply orders
On site support for special events, screenings, special shoots

Experience & Skills:
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including presentation and facilitation skills
Commitment to organizational success and problem solving
Professional demeanor and diplomatic skills
Strong work ethic and collaborative team player
Ability to be proactive and juggle multiple tasks on various project concurrently and formulate big picture strategies for tackling projects in the most efficient manner.
Experience working within entertainment marketing is a plus

Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years of experience in in the media and entertainment industry with a specific focus on film or digital
Genuine interest and knowledge of film, media and digital spaces
Bachelor's Degree required
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Photoshop and Keynote is a plus
First-rate written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work well with a variety of personalities and work styles
Excellent attention to detail
Commitment to maintaining strict confidentiality standards
High comfort level with collaboration, but also has the confidence to run with a project independently when called upon to do so

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Manager, Accounting

Summary of Position:
This role will work with the company’s finance and accounting team, film finance team, TV finance team, digital networks division, and licensing/marketing department to ensure timely invoicing of the company’s receivables, tracking of related collection and associated revenue recognition. This position is also responsible for preparing summary reports for films where Legendary has sub distribution rights. It is critical that this position is diligent in ensuring accuracy, and consistently employs financial controls.

Responsibilities:
Analyze contracts to ensure that billing is accurate and complete and that revenue is recognized in accordance with GAAP.
Responsible for maintaining and enforcing the Company's revenue recognition policy.
Perform monthly account analyses including deferred revenue and unbilled revenue account reconciliations.
Responsible for accounts receivable and collection functions/activities. Duties include reviewing contracts, generating invoices, and sending follow-up inquiries.
Maintain accurate and auditable communication records.
Process all credit memo requests and apply to customer accounts.
Update/verify contract management information.
Interact with other divisions/departments in a timely, courteous, and professional manner.
Prepare summary reports for films where Legendary has sub distribution rights.
Complete special projects as assigned.
Other duties as required.

Requirements And Experience:
Good knowledge of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures.
Knowledge of revenue recognition criteria in accordance with GAAP with a minimum 3 years relevant experience.
Experience with revenue recognition under ASC 606.
Thorough hands-on, working knowledge of accounting methods and techniques and the ability to apply both in problem solving.
Excellent analytical skills.
Able to convey complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to technical and non-technical audience.
Must come from SOX organization
Strong computer skills including intermediate level experience with Excel.
Strong organization, time management, and ability to prioritize tasks.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Possess strong customer service/support skills and demeanor.
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Contact: financejobs@legendary.com

Manager, Digital Analytics

Summary of Position:
The Digital Analytics Manager will be responsible for organizing and communicating the traffic and engagement results of our business to stakeholders across all of our brands (Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, Amy Pohler’s Smart Girls, Alpha). This individual will become a key cross-functional crontributor who will be influential in determining what content we create, how we distribute it, and how we tell our story to the marketplace. LDN is a creative, lively and inclusive workplace and we seek someone who thrives in that sort of environment!

Responsibilities:
Create and maintain regular reports on the engagement with our products across all brands and platforms
Respond to ad hoc requests for data and analysis from a wide range of teams and personalities including executives, product managers, video producers and journalists
Engage with our marketing and growth teams to ensure all ongoing paid media efforts are being optimized by proposing and analyzing A/B tests, building new audience segments and keeping tabs on our industry peers
Partner with our sales team to ensure all Account Executives are responding to RFPs with the most timely and relevant data
Participate in the implementation and maintenance of digital measurement applications (Google Analytics/Tag Manager, Chartbeat, etc.)

Experience & Skills:
3-5 years work experience in an analytics or business analyst role; experience in the digital media space a plus
Eagerness to learn new tools and skills in the rapidly-changing digital world
Self-starter who is comfortable working independently
Ability to not just analyze data, but to understand what it means and tell a compelling story
Highly proficient in Excel
Comfortable presenting data visually in Powerpoint/Keynote or other applications
Working knowledge of enterprise analytics software (Adobe, Google, IBM) as an analyst; exposure to how these systems are imoplemented and tested is a plus
Exposure to paid search/social platforms (AdWords, Facebook, etc.) and strong understanding of the metrics involved
Familiarity with business intelligence platforms (Tableau, Looker, etc.) a plus
Familiarity with syndicated research tools such as comScore or Nielsen a plus

Qualifications:
BA/BS degree, preferably in a quantitative field such as economics, finance, statistics, computer science, etc

Contact: recruitingldn@legendary.com

Manager, Brand Development and Publishing Operations

Position Overview:
This position reports to Senior Vice President of Publishing and is responsible for managing operational aspects with an emphasis on brand strategy and development, production, accounting, P&Ls, manufacturing and sales and marketing support with digital and print distributors. Candidate may be required to participate at industry trade shows with some travel. Ideal candidate is very organized, possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize projects in a sometimes fast-paced, nimble environment. Candidates may be considered for a Director level, based on experience.

Responsibilities:
Work with SVP, Publishing on all brand building and operational aspects of publishing
Create budgets and track costs for comic and graphic novel production
Responsible for production and manufacturing calendars on multiple projects and act as a main point of contact with distributors for assigned projects
Traffic invoices and accounting matters including vendor set-up and PO creation
Work with distributor to project sales goals and quantities
Assist with various sales administrative tasks including pulling and analyzing sales data
Help coordinate 3rd party approvals
Coordinate with internal social media team on assets and schedules
Work trade shows as necessary

Experience & Skills:
Associates or higher degree preferred
Proficiency in Excel, Word, Keynote & Powerpoint
Experience with Google calendar and other schedule software
Strong interpersonal communications skills
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Strong multitasking and time-management skills
Previous experience in comic book industry preferred

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Assistant, TV Business & Legal Affairs

Position Overview:
The Business and Legal Affairs Assistant will support Business and Legal Affairs executives in Legendary’s television division. The position will manage day-to-day administrative functions, while interfacing with a variety of creative clients and high level executives (internally and externally). Additionally, the position will handle heavy call volume, correspondence, drafting, and invoice processing. A high degree of confidentiality and discretion are expected in regards to all matters handled in this position.

Responsibilities:
• Answer telephone calls.
• Coordinate/schedule meetings and manage schedules.
• Draft correspondence and basic form agreements.
• Revise, redline, and proofread agreements.
• File, maintain, and organize a high volume of electronic and physical legal documents and files.
• Process invoices in a timely manner in conjunction with the finance department.
• Process expense reports.
• Manage special projects as designated, specifically, dealing with administrative and organizational matters.

Experience & Skills:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
• Experience drafting and redlining.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
• Organized, resourceful, detail-oriented, and pro-active.
• Team player.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree.
• Minimum 2 years of prior Business Affairs or Business and Legal Affairs experience in TV or Features supporting senior executives.
• Ability to work independently.

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Platform Coordinator

Position Overview:
Legendary Digital Networks seeks a Platform Coordinator to assist in digital content publishing, syndication and distribution.

Responsibilities:
Support content operations team with asset creation, deliveries and content publishing, including but not limited to:
• QC video and other media assets.
• Coordinate content publishing in conjunction with editorial, production, and PR teams.
• Asset distribution to partners and publishers.
• Troubleshoot video delivery issues.
• Asset management and DRM across all platforms and channels.
• Writing synopses and metadata.

Experience & Skills:
• 1-2 years of relevant industry experience within digital content distribution, publishing or post-production.
• Knowledge of video & audio file formats, codecs/compression, and online streaming, XML and JSON formats, metadata and basic web and mobile technology. Social Media, Wordpress, content management systems, web publishing, and ad-serving experience are a plus.
• Understanding of video production and post-production.
• Computer literacy including but not limited to Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Final Cut, Premiere, and Photoshop.
• Experience with detailed troubleshooting of content publishing and delivery systems.
• Knowledge and passion regarding media landscape, including VOD, OTT, social media, mobile and emerging platforms.
• Must be detail oriented, able to multi-task, and prioritize work effectively.
• Must be able and willing to take initiative and to problem-solve as appropriate within the scope of responsibilities of this position.
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and writing skills required.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Contact: recruitingldn@legendary.com