Director / Senior Counsel, Content Licensing - APAC
- Singapore, Singapore
With more than 100 million subscribers 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 looking to hire a seasoned film and television licensing attorney to help support our growing licensing efforts in Asia Pacific. The successful candidate will work as part of the Netflix legal team to structure, draft and negotiate agreements with independent studios, producers, and distributors to acquire and distribute content to Netflix subscribers in Asia Pacific and around the world. 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 legal 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.
The successful candidate will have 10+ years of broad-based film and television content licensing experience, including direct experience structuring, drafting and negotiating SVOD and/or pay or free television acquisition and distribution agreements, and practical knowledge of the industry (including content windowing strategies, and the evolving theatrical, VOD, pay TV, syndication and home video landscapes). Experience providing in-house support in an Internet company, major studio, television network and/or entertainment company is preferred. Experience in the Asia Pacific market and fluency in English is required, and working knowledge of other Asia Pacific language(s) is preferred.
The successful candidate will also possess the following:
- 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, think practically and be solution-oriented.
- Curiosity and willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise.