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Counsel/Sr. Counsel, Marketing/PR

  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Legal


With over 100 Million subscribers enjoying great content throughout the globe, it's an exciting time to work at Netflix.  We are looking for a talented and experienced attorney to provide legal support for our marketing and communications teams in Japan.  The successful candidate will advise on a host of entertainment marketing and communications initiatives, with particular focus on our global and Japanese original titles (e.g., series, films, documentaries, stand-up and unscripted programming).   


This is an opportunity to be part of a public company with a great consumer brand and to help Netflix shape the future of digital media.  The legal team at Netflix is focused on collaborating with its business partners to help foster innovation.  The ideal candidate will welcome the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization and thrive in new and developing areas of the law.  


REQUIREMENTS


The successful candidate will have several years of broad-based advertising, promotions, marketing, production, e-commerce and consumer protection experience, preferably with a focus on entertainment and/or media.  In house experience preferred.  Expertise drafting and negotiating agreements in one or more of the following areas: partner co-promotions, marketing agreements (including creative and advertising agency agreements, offline and online advertising media buys and other deals, and sponsorships) and entertainment production agreements.  Experience partnering with marketing and communications teams and working with cable or satellite companies, broadcasters or entertainment companies.  Strong English and Japanese language skills are required.  He or she must be excited to be part of high performing culture.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and comfort working cross-culturally;
  • Strong analytical capabilities and judgment;
  • Ability to work proactively and independently under tight time frames in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, think practically and be solution-oriented;
  • Willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise;
  • Excellent organisational skills.