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We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced commercial solicitor to join our legal team. As BroadbandTV is at the forefront of the entertainment industry, we are looking for a Legal Counsel who excels in drafting commercial contracts with a sharp attention to detail, who can service business units in a fast-paced environment, and who is looking to join, contribute and invest in a growing legal team operating on the cutting edge of media and media law.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of business law experience. We are looking for a lawyer who is passionate about the law (especially media and IP law) and enjoys drafting contracts and negotiating deals. They will be ready to jump into a constant (busy) flow of contract drafting and related issues. Competitive compensation will be offered based on the ability of the candidate.
Role and Responsibilities
Be an expert in drafting and negotiating a wide range of contracts including:
- Ad sales and branded entertainment agreements - Merchandising agreements - Licensing agreements - Employment and consulting agreements - Video production agreements - Service provider agreements - Non-disclosure agreements
Work with business stakeholders, take instructions from supervising lawyers, and draft, negotiate, and close deals (or assist in such activities) as necessary.
Draft and present reports and contract summaries to managers, officers and leadership staff as necessary.
Required Skills and Experience
LL.B. and a good standing member of the British Columbia Bar Association and BC Law Society
Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a commercial and/or IP solicitor
Ability to work with levels of senior management and provide legal counsel relating to contracts with little notice
Experience in the following areas is also an asset:
Can perform under short deadlines and provide quick-turnaround results
Self-motivated and fast learner
Positive attitude and resilient
Effective Communicator – ability to communicate legal technical issues in layperson terms
Skilled in problem-solving
Accountable for short medium and long-term goals
Financial Literacy – understand business fundamentals
At BBTV, our team is everything. We offer competitive compensation packages, rapid career advancement, flexible hours, and operate on a horizontal management structure that rewards creativity and values transparency. Our state-of-the-art open concept office is built to give you the perfect balance of work-and-play.
From the fully stocked games room, lounge spaces, movie theatre, and in-house automated barista, to healthy snacks, gym passes, and a culture committee (in charge of frequent outings and team-building events), we’re not your typical 9-5 gig.
Today, we are the third largest video property on the planet (behind only Google and Facebook) and have built the top video networks across all major verticals. So if you love collaborating, innovating, and pushing yourself to excellence, let’s talk!