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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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Live Operations Manager (LDN)

Summary of Position:
Legendary Digital Networks, home of Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, and Alpha, is seeking a Live Operations Manager to manage the platform and publishing of live content operations. This position is located in Burbank, California.

Responsibilities:
• Support the production and distribution teams with workflow oversight, quality control and delivery of all live streamed content to LDN portals, including:
• Manage publishing of live streamed content on all platforms
• QC live streams in platform, monitoring for buffering, sync or other technical issues. Troubleshooting with the production team
• Media record of live streams, stitching and VOD delivery to all portals
• QC video and other media assets
• Troubleshoot video delivery issues

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of 1-2 years of relevant industry experience within digital content distribution, publishing or post-production
• Knowledge of video & audio file formats, frame rates, codecs, signal flow, online streaming, XML, JSON formats, metadata and basic web and mobile technology. Content management systems, web publishing, and AWS experience a plus
• Strong understanding of video production and post-production
• Basic competency with video editing and editing software Adobe Premiere and Final Cut
• Computer literacy including but not limited to Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Creative Cloud
• Experience with detailed troubleshooting of complex video publishing and delivery systems, preferably with a focus on live
• 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 initiatve and to problem-solve as appropriate within the scope of responsibilities of this position
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and writing skills required
• This is an evening position, so availability and willingness to work nights is required

Contact: RecruitingLDN@legendary.com

Director, TV Legal Affairs

Summary of Position:
Responsible for production legal issues for current scripted television and digital projects. Will also handle some matters for business affairs, including chain-of-title research and the drafting and negotiation of longforms for closed deals.

Responsibilities:
• Review a variety of production agreements, talent agreements, location agreements, licensing agreements, and vendor agreements.
• Track and organize contracts and clearances requests.
• Assist in responding to requests for information or advice from production employees.
• Monitor talent and third-party content credits and restrictions.
• Interact with labor unions and assist with drafting related paperwork.
• Perform chain-of-title research, and oversee outside counsel in connection with the same.
• Draft and negotiate longform agreements for closed deals (e.g., rights option-acquisition, pilot script development, non-writing producer, writing staff, actor and director).

Experience & Skills:
• 3-6 years of experience as an attorney, preferably in the IP, media and/or entertainment group of a law firm and/or in-house at a studio or production company with experience as production counsel for scripted programming. On set experience as production counsel is a plus.
• JD from an accredited law school and state bar admission required. CA or New York bar membership preferred.

Contact: LegalJobs@legendary.com

Vice President, TV Business and Legal Affairs

Summary of Position:
The Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs will play a critical role in providing day-to-day business and legal affairs services across the television studio. The position will be expected to handle a heavy volume of work relating to the development, licensing, and production of original scripted television content.

Responsibilities:
• Structure, negotiate, and draft co-production, license, and distribution agreements.
• Negotiate and draft above the line and development agreements (e.g., rights, script, actor, writing staff, assignment, termination, etc.).
• Review chain of title, budgets, financial projection statements and production, marketing and other materials relating to the development, licensing and production of television programs.
• Provide business and legal advice to creative, production, and finance executives.

Experience & Skills:
• Demonstrated ability to: effectively negotiate and interact with agents, managers and outside attorneys; use strategic thinking and risk analysis to effectively advise senior management under time-sensitive conditions; operate autonomously and manage a varied, high-volume workload efficiently.
• Comprehensive working knowledge of television industry agreements, guild and union regulations, contract law and intellectual property rights.
• Excellent drafting, negotiation, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational and computer skills.

Qualifications:
• 7+ years experience as an attorney (including some significant law firm work) with substantial experience working in a television business affairs department, legal affairs department and/or entertainment law firm.
• CA or New York bar membership preferred.
• JD from an accredited law firm required

Contact: LegalJobs@legendary.com

Corporate Treasury - Senior Financial Analyst

Summary of Position:
Legendary Entertainment is looking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst in Corporate Treasury. The Company has begun a program to streamline and enhance processes to better provide strategic support and value to Legendary’s divisions. You will become involved in, but not limited to, initiating cash transactions, leveraging Treasury / Banking products, and safeguarding corporate cash. The position will report to the VP, Corporate Finance. Due to the lean existing team, the role offers a unique opportunity to have a large impact on defining the Company’s cash management processes, treasury policies, banking operations, and financial risk management techniques.

Responsibilities:
• Oversee opening, maintaining and tracking of bank accounts and signatories; functions include, but are not limited to, administering online banking system, executing user and entitlement audits, and ensuring proper dual controls are in place to prevent fraud
• Ensure accurate, timely wire transfers of payments; maintain appropriate documentation or support
• Assist operating groups and corporate team with all cash management controls and all treasury and banking related issues while liaising with banking representatives; topics can range from bank account management to foreign exchange exposure
• Recommend projects that streamline processes and procedures across the organization; coordinate with banking partners, corporate finance, production finance, accounting and legal to implement
• Develop and execute investment strategies to ensure efficient use of cash
• Work with corporate finance team to monitor cash and ensure adequate liquidity for working capital needs by tracking and projecting daily cash position
• Ensure compliance with rules and regulations of each country
• Assist with bank compliance / KYC requirements and audit requests

Experience & Skills:
• B.S. in finance, accounting, or micro / macro economics
• 4+ years of related treasury, finance, or accounting experience
• Demonstrate understanding of treasury, cash management and accounting principles and a strong knowledge of bank products and services.
• Robust analytical, organization, and problem-solving skills with an attention to detail
• Flexible, resourceful, can-do service oriented attitude
• Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects and results
• Ability to give and receive feedback

Contact: financejobs@legendary.com