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VP Business Affairs

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This position is responsible for negotiating and structuring complex development, production, distribution, rights acquisition, and other agreements for Paramount Motion Picture Business Affairs.

  • Negotiate and structure deals in all phases of development and production and other facets of the motion picture business, including above-the-line talent (actor, writer, director, producer, etc.), first-look, underlying rights option and acquisition, and co-production deals, for live action and animated motion pictures.
  • Collaborate and consult with, advise, and guide senior management, producers, and other motion picture departments (including Creative, Production, Marketing, and Legal Affairs).
  • Review project budgets, financial projections, and other financial documents.
  • Help inform and implement business policies and best practices in the purview of the Business Affairs Department.
  • Manage other general motion picture business affairs functions as needed.
  • Maintain awareness of recent developments in the law, technology, and industry trends as they relate to the development, production, and distribution of content.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years at a major entertainment law firm, studio motion picture legal affairs or business affairs department, or comparable aggregate experience.
  • Film experience is a must.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Must be self-starter and resourceful.
  • Ability to work in partnership with other departments and divisions of the company and to contribute to a collaborative work environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Deftness in managing and progressing multiple projects and priorities.
  • Time management and performance under deadlines and other time pressures.

Additional Qualifications

  • JD degree is strongly preferred.
  • Assuming you have a JD, must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of California (or another state).
  • Outstanding academic credentials.

Skills required

Marketing Communications
Marketing Strategies
Marketing Planning
Brand Management
Business To Consumer
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