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Counsel/Senior Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs, Streaming

29331

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069 San Francisco, CA, US, 94105 New York, NY, US, 10036

Legal
Los Angeles
Full-Time

Pluto TV, a Paramount Global company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks,  movie studios,  publishers,  and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile,  web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood,  Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.

 

Overview and Responsibilities

The position requires an attorney with at least 3 years of transactional experience who will focus on negotiating, drafting and advising on transactions involving software licensing, strategic partnerships, product development and engineering, advertising sales and operations, marketing and publicity, and will provide product, engineering, and other business teams with legal advice across many subject areas including privacy and data protection laws and regulations, regulatory compliance and corporate compliance.

The position requires a diligent and proactive individual with excellent business judgment and critical thinking, along with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a collegial, fast-paced team environment.

 

  • Review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements, including software licensing, partnership, marketing and professional services agreements.
  • Review and negotiate advertising agreements and provide legal support.
  • Negotiate agreements that follow company policies and risk tolerance.
  • Advise internal clients on legal issues and risks, complex deal structures, approval processes, company policies and procedures, IP, online privacy, and negotiation strategy.
  • Work with Product and Engineering teams to review product changes and advise on risk.
  • Assist with the continuous development and improvement of the legal team and its processes.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • JD degree with excellent academic credentials and global law firm experience in either corporate law or IP transactions; online media experience preferred; member in good standing of the New York or California Bar (or eligible to be registered in-house counsel)
  • In-depth experience in contract law, with broad transactional background in digital distribution, technology and software licensing, advertising, advertising technology, development, marketing, purchasing, operations and services agreements.

 

Additional Qualifications

  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with attention to detail and able to manage simultaneous projects under deadline pressure.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

In addition, Paramount Global will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

 

 

 Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles