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Direct of Business Affairs & Legal Counsel

Kelly Services

Burbank, CA
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Job Title Direct of Business Affairs & Legal Counsel

Jobid US01A4JJ_BH1409391

Location: Burbank, CA, 91506, USA

Description Exciting opportunity for a seasoned attorney with motion picture agreement experience!! Kelly Legal Managed Services (KLMS) is actively seeking a Director of Business Affairs & Legal Counsel with animation and film clearance experience to join our corporate client located in Burbank, CA, on a long-term contract basis.

Director of Business Affairs & Legal Counsel Responsibilities:

+ Negotiating, structuring, drafting and advising on deals relating to the development and production of animation content and related studio activities
+ Draft and negotiate film production agreements, including writers, voice talent, independent contractors, production services agreements, vendor agreements, carve-out agreements, NDAs, etc.
+ Supervise and negotiate film clearance / licensing
+ Manage copyright / trademark analysis
+ Manage guild / union issues
+ Familiarity with employment law issues
+ Manage and assist with negotiating and drafting technology agreements
+ Communicate directly with talent
+ Communicate directly with producers, directors, development executives, and department heads
+ Assist in preparation and presentation of internal training / educational presentations to studio management and employees
+ Negotiate and analyze business and legal issues and draft agreements relating to studio recruitment, outreach, talent development and operations
+ Negotiate and draft agreements on behalf of, and provide legal advice
+ Negotiate and analyze business and legal issues on behalf of the animation group
+ Negotiate and draft agreements including museum exhibition agreements, artwork loan agreements, publishing agreements Qualifications:

+ J.D. degree and actively barred in good standing
+ 3-5 years of legal experience
+ Experience with intellectual property matters, strongly preferred
+ Experience with animation & film clearance, strongly preferred
+ Prior animation experience strongly preferred or other entertainment, media, or new media related experience.

+ Must possess an ability to work independently within a team-oriented environment and have a commitment to learning and excellence
+ Superior analytical and writing skills and ability, together with strong business and financial acumen
+ Superior client communication skills
+ Exceptional organizational, prioritization and time management skills, ability to operate independently, execute against multiple, high-priority projects and a keen attention to detail
+ Professional, confident demeanor
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their current resume, in Word format, for immediate consideration.

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

The Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG ® ) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services® workforce solutions.

Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.

The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs.
**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at

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