Content Distribution Attorney

  • location: Cockeysville, MD
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $160,000 - $190,000 per year
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job description

Content Distribution Attorney

job summary:
FCC Compliance Attorney

An industry leading broadcast and digital media company is seeking an experienced Content Distribution Attorney to join their legal team. This individual will provide counsel on legal issues related to distribution relationships, including MFN analysis and compliance, and will work on license agreements for basic programming services, broadcast networks and local broadcast stations. This position will report to SVP/General Counsel and play a key role in finding solutions, which balance legal and commercial interests.

 
location: Cockeysville, Maryland
job type: Permanent
salary: $160,000 - 190,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Law Degree
experience: 6 Years
 
responsibilities:
Job Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, analyzing and negotiating carriage and distribution agreements for the company's networks and channels to MVPDs, vMVPDs and other distributers
  • Provide counsel on legal issues related to distribution relationships, including MFN analysis and compliance.
  • Work on license agreements for basic programming services, broadcast networks and local broadcast stations
  • Provide legal support and advice regarding distribution, as well as, participate in additional legal department initiatives
  • Maintain a clear understanding of various rights issues related to the dissemination of content over multiple distribution platforms, including both traditional and emerging media distribution platforms
  • Work independently and manage deals with minimal supervision while adhering to Company policies
 
qualifications:
Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 years of work as an attorney at a television network, MVPD or law firm focusing on distribution and carriage agreements
  • Exposure to and an understanding of matters relating to television and motion picture content distribution
  • Experience drafting complex content distribution agreements for both linear and on-demand platforms is preferred but not required
  • Ability to work independently or under limited supervision
  • Self-motivated, with outstanding interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate complex concepts and issues effectively with colleagues, counterparts and management at all levels
  • Law degree from an accredited law school
Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% company-paid life and disability
  • 401K match
  • Employee stock plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Ability to design your own comprehensive benefit package to suit you and your family's every need
 
skills: Licensing, Compliance Law
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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