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MEDIA AGENCY POSITION

Job Title: Media Partnership and Contracts Director, NA
Level: Senior Partner

Reporting to: Direct to Managing Partner, Head of Investment for major Client
Indirect to Client Finance Director

Key relationships with: Client Counsel/Legal team
Agency Counsel and external Counsel working on behalf of Agency CFO
Legal/Business Affairs at networks/vendors

Location: New York City with limited travel

Job Description:

Leading media agency in NA, newly created role, seeking a candidate with solid transactional experience in strategic alliances and media investments/partnerships. The successful candidate will be comfortable in managing transaction risk and being actively involved in client discussions and working closely with various attorneys.

This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside one of the largest and most dynamic client teams in the agency that leverages all media from national broadcast to local to all digital channels. The successful candidate will help to manager our client’s integration and sponsorship agreements in some of today’s premier media properties. This role will focus on many of the national broadcast contract negotiations and administration.

Candidates must possess outstanding communication, negotiation and drafting skills as well as the ability to effectively manage a variety of projects and demanding client groups.

Primary responsibilities will include:

a. working closely with lead managing partner of investments to determine terms and
conditions and expanding on deal points as they relate to media partnerships and
commitments;

b. capturing all deal points into one comprehensive document for all related parties;

c. structuring, drafting and negotiating contracts;

d. providing counseling and legal advice to executive and non-executive level colleagues;

e. working closely with client counsel and external counsel to ensure that all agreements
comply with standard terms and conditions

Requirements:

Qualified candidates will business affairs/contract administration experience with 4 - 5 years of substantive transactional experience. A J.D. is a definite plus but not required.

Agency, publishing, entertainment or holding company experience is highly desirable.

The candidate will have outstanding negotiation and drafting skills with a keen attention to detail and process. Excellent interpersonal communication skills are required.

Compensation:

Attractive package, including base and benefits.

All inquiries should be sent to Marjory Frummer at O’Hare & Associates:
marjory@ohareny.com

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