Netflix seeks a seasoned production attorney for a role with responsibility for a wide array of development and production matters related to Netflix’s original content initiative. The successful candidate will work with the company’s Original Series team to structure, negotiate and draft agreements necessary to develop and produce the company’s next slate of high-profile television shows, and should be extremely comfortable counseling business partners and making decisions that have both legal and business impacts.
This is an opportunity to be part of a public company with a great consumer brand and to help Netflix shape the future of television. The legal team at Netflix is small and focused on collaborating with its business partners to help foster innovation.
The successful candidate will have at least 10+ years of broad-based development, production and distribution experience, including direct and primary responsibility for development, production, talent, financing and sales agency agreements related to serialized scripted television series. Fluency with related or ancillary documents and issues (e.g., security documents, production services agreements, chain of title review) required, and experience negotiating pay television and/or network distribution agreements appreciated. Ideal candidate will have deep production and operational background, plus real understanding of serialized television distribution (including digital distribution). Experience providing in-house support strongly preferred.
The successful candidate will also possess the following:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Strong analytical capabilities and judgment.
- Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, think practically and be solution-oriented.
- Willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise.
Netflix, Inc. is an online movie rental subscription service in the United States, providing approximately 7.5 million subscribers access to...