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Junior Counsel (Bilingual: English/Spanish)

Junior Counsel (Bilingual: English/Spanish)

ID 
2017-1246
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-FL-West Palm Beach
Posted Date 
11/1/2017
Category 
Legal

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Overview

 

 POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Olympusat has an immediate need for a Junior Counsel.  Responsibilities include assisting the General Counsel with law related duties for Olympusat’s network and general business needs, including by way of example and not limitation, its Spanish-language content as well as general market and alternative distribution. The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate with a passion for the entertainment industry. This is an excellent opportunity for a junior level candidate to join a dynamic legal department within an exciting industry in media entertainment. This position reports directly to the company’s General Counsel.  

Responsibilities

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review, draft and negotiate a variety of agreements, including content licensing, NDAs and other business related agreements.
  • Perform legal and general research, evaluate findings and assist with developing strategies and arguments.
  • Support and provide guidance to internal clients across several departments.
  • Perform general legal matters to include corporate governance, employment matters, intellectual property (IP), and other general matters of law.
  • Responds to questions, requests for information, and when appropriate, comments regarding the law, pending or proposed legislation.
  • Complete special projects and other assigned tasks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Law — knowledge of law related to corporate governance, contracts, IP, and general business law.
  • Speaking/Writing — the ability to convey information effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Analytical/ Critical Thinking — the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension — the ability to understand legal language in work related documents.
  • Attention to Detail — job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Complex Problem Solving — identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to assist with developing and evaluating options and solutions.
  • Active Learning — understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Deductive Reasoning — the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Inductive Reasoning — the ability to combine pieces of information to assist with forming general rules or conclusions.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) with current admission to the Florida Bar.
  • Adept in research methodologies with strong attention to detail.
  • Good business acumen with a strong desire to learn.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is required.
  • Demonstrated, proven drafting and negotiation skills
  • Solid academic credentials and a keen interest in the media and entertainment industry.
  • Proficient in use of word processing and other data processing programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Media and licensing experience preferred.

Top reasons to work for us!                                

We offer competitive pay and a very generous benefits program, including: Medical, dental, vision, voluntary life & ADD, paid time off, 401(k) and more. 

Company is located in West Palm Beach, FL (downtown city place). 

 

 

Staffing Agencies: 

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