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Manager, Business Affairs - TV Animation

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20th Century Studios

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Manager, Business Affairs
20th TV Animation – Disney General Entertainment


20th TV Animation, an industry leader in adult animation, is seeking a passionate Business Affairs professional to join their team as a Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Structuring, negotiating, documenting, and managing the studio’s transactions to engage above-the-line talent (writers, producers, directors and actors), acquire underlying rights, and license the studio’s content on all broadcast, basic and pay cable, and on-demand platforms.
  • Working in a highly collaborative fashion with other Business Affairs and Legal Affairs members and members of Creative, Production, Production Finance, Programming, Acquisitions, Marketing, Brand Management, and Digital Media.
  • Interfacing with the distribution arms of the Walt Disney Company in connection with the exploitation of studio content to ensure optimal windowing of studio content globally.
  • Establishing and maintaining client relationships with regular, effective and timely communications concerning deal negotiation and business strategy.
  • Collaborating with Legal Affairs to get long-form agreements signed on a timely basis.
  • Working with contracts administration on tracking of contractual options for properties and talent, payments, and deal summaries.
  • Following “best practices” and contributing towards improving deal parameters, deal memo templates, departmental process and procedures, as well as great ideas and creative problem solving on deals and projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • JD and Bar membership strongly preferred. Minimum 2 yrs relevant experience in media/entertainment.
  • Experience in a business affairs and/or law firm setting handling scripted programming deals and issues.
  • Proven understanding of various scripted programming deals and terms, strong drafting abilities, exceptional communication skills (written and verbal), and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Familiarity with respect to guild and union agreements, contracts, and intellectual property law
  • Ability to work independently within a team-oriented environment, with a strong commitment to learning and excellence.
  • Strong business and financial acumen.
  • Exceptional organizational, prioritization, and time management skills, with keen attention to detail and the ability execute across multiple high-priority projects
  • Demonstrated track record of holding to the highest degree of honesty and integrity

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.



About 20th Century Studios:

Twentieth Century Studios Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No. 1 drama, 9-1-1 and No. 1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Century Studios.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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