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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

Position Overview:
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

Position Overview:
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, 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

(TEMPORARY) Financial Analyst

Position Overview:
Legendary is currently seeking a Temporary Financial Analyst to directly support the Production Finance Television department for a period of approximately 3 months.

Responsibilities:
• Residuals- Set up and monitor residual information/payments and transfer information to third party processor. Process residual invoices for payment
• Audit - Assist in gathering requested documentation for various types of audits including license fee, breakage, co-production, guild compliance and production incentives
• Billing - Interpret distribution contracts for billing purposes; track incoming payments and outstanding accounts receivable. Assist in verifying financial information. Work closely with Business Affairs and Distribution departments to ensure all contracts are billed correctly
• Participations - Interpret contracts for financial reporting requirements, create and maintain participation statements, gather and verify validity of financial data, and track reporting cycles
• Optimis- work closely with Staff Accountant to account for and purge AP as shows wrap; send necessary files to Optimis for scanning
• Payroll- Sort and organize payroll for archiving and storage
• Other Duties - Help maintain reporting and tracking in the above areas as well as other tasks as required by Executive Director and SVP of Production Finance

Experience & Skills:
• At least 1 year of experience at an entertainment company
• BS Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
• Excel skills and financial accounting software experience
• Dependable, organized and strong attention to detail
• Interested in being part of a fast-paced dynamic team
• Positive attitude and flexible multi tasker
• Production accounting experience a plus

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Intern, LDN Legal

Position Overview: The ideal candidate will effectively assist the LDN Business and Legal Affairs department with all key responsibilities listed below, and be able to handle a heavy volume of work. The position will focus primarily on transactions for the development and production of original content for digital media and digital marketing/promotional campaigns. This role reports to LDN’s Head of Business & Legal Affairs.

Responsibilities:
• Assist with preparation of redlines, and facilitate execution of legal agreements.
• Review and draft various production forms and documents, including location agreements, appearance releases, clip licenses, amendments and other similar production-related agreements.
• Draft vendor agreements, SOWs and NDAs.
• Review existing agreements to analyze and summarize rights and restrictions.
• Track, maintain and update weekly summaries of pending agreements and documents.

Requirements:
Must have taken Copyright, or a similar course in which Copyright is taught. Candidate enrolled as a 3L in the Fall 2018 semester or an LLM program preferred. Will consider 2L students with related experience. Experience in a similar in house role or other entertainment related position preferred.

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Intern, LDN Production

Position Overview:
Do you have a passion for Live Streaming and Digital content? Join the team at Legendary Digital Networks as a production intern and learn what it takes to produce Creative, Entertaining, and Quality content. This position will work closely with the Nerdist, Geek and Sundry, and Smart Girls production teams, assisting with pre-production, production, and post production. The ideal candidate will be pursuing (or recently graduated with) a focus in film/video/media production, have good work ethic and a passion to create digital content.

Responsibilities:
• Assist production staff in pre-production, production, and post production needs, including opportunities to assist and observe: Story development and research; equipment setup (camera, lighting, sound) on stage; live streaming set-up and troubleshooting; video editing; assist with production paperwork and archiving; assist throughout the studio in meetings, special events, etc.

Requirements:
• Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must possess unrestricted work authorization.

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Intern, Features Post Production

Position Overview:
Legendary is currently seeking an intern to assist their Post Production Team. The internship will give you a first-hand experience on how a Studio Post Production team works. The intern will be exposed to a wide variety of post-production workflows, film archival processes, and assist with tasks to help run the department’s daily operation.

Responsibilities:
• Assist with department wide calendar and phones as needed
• Help maintain an up-to-date Editor Availability List
• Help maintain department contact lists
• Help with Marketing request for sizzle reels and presentations.
• Assist with show deliveries to Studios and Legendary East/China as needed
• QC support when show is delivering to Studios and China
• Assist Digital Asset Manager with ingest, delivery, and digital asset tracking

Requirements:
• Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must possess unrestricted work authorization.
• Proficiency in MS Office, especially word, excel, and outlook
• Interest in Film and Post Production workflow
• Knowledge of video formats and experience with editing application such as Adobe Premiere, FCP Pro a plus but not required

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Intern, Theatrical Marketing

Position Overview:
Legendary is currently seeking an intern to assist the fast-paced Features Marketing department across all subdivisions, as well as work with external studio and agency partners. The ideal candidate will be pursuing an undergraduate degree, have Keynote experience and a strong interest in Marketing.

Responsibilities:
• Assist the team with research for decks, meetings, boards, etc.
• Support on event planning, production, and on-site execution
• Online platform planning, monitoring, and recaps
• Assistance with promotions including fan outreach, on the ground support, giveaways, etc.
• Participation/note taking in group brainstorm sessions
Requirements:
• Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must possess unrestricted work authorization.


Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Intern, Features Creative

Position Overview:
Legendary Entertainment is looking for a highly motivated feature development intern. In addition to light general office duties, interns read and evaluate scripts, and write coverage. This is a great opportunity to learn the ins and outs of film development and production. Candidates must be hardworking self-starters, who are intelligent, personable, and creative. This is a full-time paid internship.

Responsibilities:
• Heavy script and book reading.
• Complete coverage on incoming projects, summarizing the story and commenting on if it’s a project worth pursuing.
• Aid in the curating and updating writer, actor and director lists for internal use.
• Assist with research projects into properties that are being pursued for possible feature adaptations.

Requirements:
• Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must possess unrestricted work authorization.
• Fluent Mandarin is highly preferred.

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Intern, Marketing & Branding

Position Overview:
Legendary is currently seeking an intern to support the Brand Development department. The ideal candidate will be pursuing (or recently graduated with) a degree in marketing, is in their Junior or Senior year, and has experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Responsibilities:
• Brand Research and Development: assist the team in brand and marketplace research, analysis and reporting.
• Consumer Products Licensing: assist the team in research, analysist and reporting in licensing.
• Business Development: assist the team in preparation of updated brand materials, sales presentations, and prospect identification.
• Participate in special projects with Branding, Marketing and Licensing departments to gain additional exposure and experience.

Requirements:
• Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must possess unrestricted work authorization.
• Japanese and/or Mandarin language proficiency preferred.

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Intern, TV Marketing

Position Overview:
Legendary Television is currently seeking an intern to assist the Marketing department. They will work closely with the team to support individual show titles as well as to help build the Legendary Television brand. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in Entertainment Marketing & Publicity and be pursuing (or recently graduated with) an undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, Business and/or related field.

Responsibilities:
• Research and help assemble decks, presentation boards, documents for meetings, etc.
• Participation/note-taking in meetings and group brainstorm sessions.
• Monitor social media conversation around Legendary Television’s current shows.
• Assist with online promotions (fan outreach and mailing giveaways).
• Help with event production needs should there be an event or screening during the internship.
• Possible real-time experience at large-scale events and/or conventions.
• Miscellaneous admin duties.
Requirements:
• Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must possess unrestricted work authorization.

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Intern, TV Development

Position Overview:
Legendary is currently seeking an intern to assist the TV Development Team. The internship will give you a first-hand experience on how a TV Development team works. The intern will be exposed to a wide variety of development aspects.

Responsibilities:
• In-depth coverage on incoming material.
• General office support.
• Research on development projects, potential IP, etc.
• Giving notes and second opinions on scripts in active development.
• Attending intern educational seminars, as well as screenings.

Requirements:
• Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must possess unrestricted work authorization.
• Proficiency in MS Office, especially word, excel, and outlook

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Intern, Features Business & Legal Affairs

Position Overview:
Legendary is currently seeking an intern to assist the Business & Legal Affairs department across all subdivisions, while interfacing with a variety of creative clients and high level executives (internally and externally). The ideal candidate will be pursuing a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree, have drafting experience and a strong interest in the legal side of the Entertainment Industry.

Responsibilities:
• Analyzing and summarizing entertainment contracts related to the development, financing, production and distribution of motion picture content.
• Drafting comprehensive legal memoranda on such topics as guild obligations, intellectual property, chain of title diligence and provisions within a contract.
• Learning the business deals and structures involved in film development, production, licensing and merchandising.
• Drafting and revising various contracts related to the development and production of motion pictures.
• Researching rights/obligations and other contractual issues and preparing analysis regarding the same.
• Observing contract negotiations and assisting with various special projects, as needed by supervising attorneys.

Requirements:
The intern must be a hard-working team player, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, strong research skills, a pro-active attitude and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of entertainment business, entertainment contracts, and intellectual property law preferred.

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Assistant, Development TV & Digital Media

Position Overview:
Working directly for the Head of TV and Digital Media. Duties include managing the desk of an SVP executive, heavy scheduling and phone calls, as well as some coordinating responsibilities. This is a great opportunity to learn how development at a TV studio functions.

Responsibilities:
• Handle phones, scheduling, and other administrative duties for the desk
• Sitting in on Current meetings and taking notes
• Reading material and giving creative notes on projects

Experience & Skills:
• Talent Agency or development desk experience required
• General knowledge of the television industry
• Strong passion for Current Programming and a willingness to learn

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com