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Vice President, Business Affairs

Company: The Walt Disney Company
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Hulu is the leading premium streaming service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. Operating at the intersection of entertainment and technology, Hulu has a unique opportunity to be the number one choice for TV. We captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love, and we're looking for people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking, and embracing fun. Join us and see what Hulugan life is all about.

HULU is seeking a Vice President of Business Affairs to provide support to HULU Originals through the negotiation of a myriad of service deals and acquisition of intellectual property rights. The VP will also draft, review and negotiate agreements related to the production, distribution, and acquisition of original programming.

  • Negotiate a high volume of service deals for a wide variety of programming, including scripted, non-scripted, and some animation.
  • Partner with the Hulu legal team on drafting contracts and other issues related to IP matters, unions and guilds, etc.
  • Rigorously analyze deal structures and advise on strategy, costs, talent relations and other information relating to the development, production, and licensing of Hulu Originals productions.
  • Maintain relationships with agents, lawyers and studio executives throughout entertainment industry.bullet pointsWHAT TO BRING
    • JD degree and active member of CA bar or eligible for Registered In-House Counsel status (Rule 9.46).
    • Minimum 7 years prior transactional television knowledge. Studio experience highly preferred.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills and negotiation skills are required.
    • Extensive hands-on experience with complex contracts.
    • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills, with a demonstrated track record of sound business and legal judgment.
    • Established relationships within the entertainment and online business and legal communities.
    • Proven track record to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment and to remain composed under pressure.
    • Must be able to respond to and interact with senior level creative and business executives in a professional and helpful manner.
    • Strong familiarity with Microsoft office applications including, Word and Excel.Just like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows, Hulu embraces diversity and is an inclusive environment. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. Hulu is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants if needed during the interview process. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: The Walt Disney Company, Santa Monica , Vice President, Business Affairs, Executive , Santa Monica, California

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