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fuboTV is the world’s only sports-focused live streaming TV service with top leagues and teams, plus popular shows, movies and news for the entire household. We have 100+ live TV channels, including the FOX, NBC, CBS, ABC and Disney broadcast catalogs, plus Showtime, AMC…and thousands of on-demand titles! fuboTV can be accessed on multiple platforms, including Web, Android, iOS, tvOS, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku, XBox, smart TV's and Chromecast.

We’re rapidly growing — in employees, subscribers and our content offerings. Which means we need your help taking us to the next level.

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Assistant General Counsel – New York, NY

Overview

The Vice President, Assistant General Counsel works closely with the General Counsel to handle all legal affairs for fuboTV, and with the business leaders/departments this position will support. This position requires an experienced media lawyer with strong broadcast media and business affairs background and substantial knowledge of, and experience with, intellectual property law and familiarity with issues arising in commercial agreements. The ideal candidate is a seasoned attorney who will counsel fuboTV’s business divisions, providing legal advice, guidance and strategic and transactional support on a variety of issues and projects. The Assistant General Counsel works to ensures maximum protection of fuboTV’s legal rights, utilizing broad familiarity with most legal disciplines and will serve as primary legal support partner for designated business departments.

Responsibilities:

Provide legal guidance and expertise regarding laws, regulations, and industry customs and practices pertaining to the development, production, distribution and other matters regarding television programming and streaming media.

Provide strategic and transactional support and guidance regarding the interpretation and execution of various commercial agreements. Work across departments to advise internal clients with legally-sound, practical and impactful work product that addresses a range of legal issues, contractual provisions, and matters involving compliance and risk mitigation and assessment.

Structure, draft, review, and negotiate all commercial agreements for internal client groups including: Ad Sales, Commerce, Content, Development, Engineering, Data/Research, IT, Marketing, Product, Operations, and FuboTV’s Sports Network. Agreements may include the development, optioning, production, co-production, and licensing of programming (including rights acquisitions and clearances) and a variety of agreements for alternative format content, such as, podcasts, online gambling and video gaming. 

Structure, draft and negotiate a range of production agreements including above-the-line (e.g., talent, producer, director, writer), and below-the-line (e.g., supporting cast, crew, vendors) and production-related agreements (e.g., location, signage, waivers and releases).

Oversee the design and implementation of programs and processes to ensure compliance with applicable laws, including privacy, data, cybersecurity and ADA accessibility. 

Partner with General Counsel on corporate and securities matters, including SEC filings, M&A and other company initiatives.

Supply solutions to the business and resolve issues in creative and practical ways, taking in consideration the business and legal context and unique needs. Evaluate and take appropriate business risks.

Remain current on legal and business developments relevant to the digital media, entertainment and technology industries, both nationally and internationally. Research and anticipate unique legal issues that could impact the company and provide training to the company on important legal topics.

Assistant General Counsel Requirements:

 J.D. and member in good standing with the State Bar of New York.

10+ years of relevant experience gained from in-house and/or top-tier law firm practice preferred. Prior experience in entertainment and/or the media industry is required. Privacy experience preferred. Public company experience a bonus.

Broad legal knowledge and demonstrated familiarity with intellectual property licensing, media and content production, sponsorship, advertising, data protection and marketing laws.

Experience negotiating and drafting a wide-range of corporate transactional documents and commercial contracts such as:

  • content, data and distribution arrangements across all media platforms and devices
  • development and production-related agreement
  • IP licensing agreements
  • software/technology licensing and development agreements
  • sourcing/procurement/vendor contracts
  • advertising and marketing agreements (including agreements with advertising technology providers and exchanges)

Strong drafting and negotiation skills along with excellent communication skills, business/financial/commercial judgment and strategic thinking.

Comfortable and adept at supporting a fast-paced, evolving business, balancing legal risk and thinking creatively to propel the business forward and enable smart decisions; ability to anticipate legal issues or risks.

High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas; displays sound judgement and analytical skills.

Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels.

Perks & Benefits:

  • fuboTV provides a highly competitive compensation based on experience and market standards
  • Robust benefit package including stock options, health/dental/vision coverage sponsored up to 100% for employees, 401k, life insurance, and commuter benefits
  • Free premium fuboTV account
  • Health and wellness initiatives including discounts on gym memberships
  • Unlimited PTO days and regular company-wide activities
  • fuboTV's main headquarters are located in midtown Manhattan
  • fuboTV is an e-verified company

 

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