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Manager, Business Affairs

Responsibilities:

Job Purpose:

  • Manager, Business Affairs will be primarily responsible for negotiating script development, series, writer/producer and other talent related agreements on behalf of Universal Television in connection with scripted programming, including, but not limited to, negotiations related to the following: third-party script development agreements; license agreements; international co-production agreements; writer/producer, performer and other talent deals; co-productions; product integrations; music and digital media. This individual will report to the SVP, Business Affairs.
    Essential Responsibilities :
  • Handle the day-to-day business affairs issues for current programming on air on broadcast, cable, and SVOD networks.
  • Interface and coordinate with the following departments: programming, production, ad sales, legal, promotions, public relations, finance, music, distribution, marketing, network operations, affiliate relations, NBC. com and digital media.
  • Negotiate script development, series licensing, production, writer/producer, performer and other talent deals in connection with the development and series production of scripted programming for Universal Television, including third-party transactions.
  • Review budgets and other financial data associated with the development and production of such programming.
  • Draft short-form deal memos, reviewing agreements for accuracy of terms negotiated and coordinating the processing of invoices based on required contractual obligations of payment authorizations.
  • Qualifications/Requirements

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year experience in transaction or entertainment matters
  • Juris Doctorate (JD), Bar Admission
    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers. com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Desired Characteristics

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Prior experience negotiating development and series related agreements (i. e., license agreements, co-production and talent agreements) for scripted programming.
  • Strong and effective negotiating skills and excellent drafting skills
  • Detailed oriented and demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Demonstrated experience and willingness to perform at a high level as a team player
  • Working knowledge of the SAG, WGA and DGA basic agreements and the AFTRA Code.
  • Network experience a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced in-house environment
  • Good overall business judgment and self-confidence.
  • Superior organizational skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Demonstrated ability to execute and follow-through
  • Demonstrated initiative; self-starter and accountable
  • Demonstrated ability to assume greater responsibility as circumstances dictate
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel


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