Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Singapore

Description

Singapore, Singapore \r\n \r\n Legal \r\n Legal \r\n \r\n Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs, Content Acquisition -- APAC \r\n THE OPPORTUNITY


With more than  148 million paid members in over 190 countries, it’s an exciting time to work at Netflix. We are constantly seeking ways to bring great content from around the world to viewers everywhere.
 
We are currently seeking a film and television content licensing lawyer to join our Singapore-based Business and Legal Affairs team, to help support our growing content acquisition efforts in Asia Pacific,  with specific focus on South-East Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. 


The successful candidate will work as part of the Netflix Business and Legal Affairs team to structure, draft and negotiate agreements with independent studios, producers, and distributors, to acquire and distribute content on the Netflix service.  He or she will likely need to delve into local law and practice in various countries, and should be extremely comfortable making decisions that have both legal and business impact.
 
This is an opportunity to be part of an established company growing its presence in Asia Pacific. The business and legal affairs team at Netflix is focused on collaborating with our business partners to find effective, efficient solutions. The ideal candidate will be intellectually curious and will welcome the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization.  They will also be excited and inspired by Netflix culture. 


This position will be based in Singapore with periodic travel, including to Netflix’s office in Hollywood.


REQUIREMENTS


The successful candidate will have 5-7 years of broad-based intellectual property and licensing experience, whether in private practice or in-house.  As a role focussed on film and television content acquisition, the candidate shall be required to structure, draft and negotiate content acquisition agreements for content on the Netflix service. Direct experience in pay and/or free television content acquisition and/or distribution will be of benefit, as will practical knowledge of the television and/or film industry (including content windowing strategies, and the evolving theatrical, VOD, pay TV, syndication and home video landscapes). Experience in the Asia Pacific market and fluency in English is required, and working knowledge of Mandarin and/or another Asia Pacific language(s) is preferred.


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- Clear, concise communication skills
- Strong analytical capabilities and superior judgment, even when the rules are unclear and the issues are of first impression
- Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to pivot quickly and fluidly and act in the best interests of the company at all times
- Ability to think commercially and be solution-oriented
- Curiosity for the business and willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise \r\n The successful candidate will also possess the following: \r\n

About the company

Netflix is an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media available to viewers in all of Australia, New Zealand, South America, Japan, North America and parts of Europe (Denmark, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Ireland and United Kingdom), and of flat rate DVD-by-mail in the United States, where mailed DVDs and Blu-ray are sent via Permit Reply Mail. The company was established in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California. It started its subscription-based service in 1999. By 2009, Netflix was offering a collection of 100,000 titles on DVD and had surpassed 10 million subscribers.[8]

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