A global sporting body with a large presence in Romandie, is now seeking to expand its legal team with a Senior Counsel (Media) to provide commercial legal and business affairs on digital strategy.
Senior Legal Counsel Media (m / f)
You will bring a high level of commercial awareness and interest in legal, commercial and technological development and trends in all forms of traditional and digital media.
Key responsibilities :
Provide counsel and advice on all areas of digital media, direct-to-consumer propositions, OTT services and other online content and engagement activities.
Manage legal and business affairs advice on the digital strategy across all teams, including digital engagement, fan acquisition, integrated and direct marketing, audience development and distribution.
Advise on strategy, structuring a deal, drafting and negotiation of agreements relating to digital distribution on a worldwide basis, including connected devices, OTT services, embeddable video players and social media platforms
Provide expertise in relation to the commercialisation of digital distribution channels, including the commercialisation of data.
Advise on strategy, structuring, drafting and negotiation of agreements relating to production of localised content and the localisation of media platforms and distribution strategies, in particular in relation to the online platform.
Key requirements :
At least 8 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer (preferably in a broadcaster or media organisation, and / or a top media law firm).
Qualified lawyer admitted to practice law in his / her jurisdiction (combination of civil and common law)
Significant experience in digital media.
Demonstrable experience of working on content partnerships.
Excellent knowledge of direct-to-consumer propositions, fan engagement strategies, digital content creation, distribution and exploitation, and in-depth knowledge and experience of new media rights management and business models.