Director, Business Affairs
Employer: Turner Broadcasting Job Posted: 2/7/2020
Location: New York, NY Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

Director, Business Affairs

The Daily

• Structures and negotiates complex business deals, typically where precedent has been set, for assigned clients.
• Negotiates or participates in negotiating deal terms and documents agreements for both scripted and unscripted programs.
• Ensures that affected internal functions and external parties understand and receive deal terms.
• Monitors deal terms for compliance.
• Reviews and approves applicable budgets.
• Reviews and approves production, marketing and publicity materials related to deals.
• Coordinate with legal department on matters related to the development and production of scripted and unscripted programs.
• Reviews and coordinates the approval of applicable budgets.
• Negotiates on-air talent agreements pertaining to individuals featured in programming.
• Manages production company and/or Executive Producer agreements.
• Evaluation of copyright and other intellectual property issued to ensure legal compliance.
• Reviews the title, E & O, and credits issues in addition to other general troubleshooting on assigned projects.
• Helps influence and advise network executives on all matters pertaining to deal structure and business models.
• Cultivate and maintain key entertainment industry relationships with talent agents, production companies/producers, entertainment lawyers and talent management.

The Essentials

• 5-7 years of experience in entertainment business affairs or comparable transactional practice.
• B.S. or B.A. Degree / Graduate Degree (J.D. or M.B.A.) required
• Understanding of network and streaming deals including production company, executive producer, talent, third party licensing agreements and media terminology.
• Familiarity with guild and union rules/procedures.

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