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Business & Legal Affairs JD Associate, Theatrical Group – Summer 2018

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 520459BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Studio Entertainment Brand Disney Theatrical Group Date posted 01/29/2018
Disney Theatrical Group operates under the direction of Thomas Schumacher and is among the world’s most successful commercial theatre enterprises, bringing live entertainment events to a global annual audience of more than 19 million people in more than 50 countries. Under the Disney Theatrical banner, the group produces and licenses Broadway musicals around the world, delivers live shows globally through its license to Feld Entertainment, and licenses musical titles for local, school and community theatre productions through Music Theatre International.

DTG is committed to providing the highest quality career training and development for the widest, most diverse group throughout their career trajectory. DTG’s summer internship program provides undergraduate students with an immersive view of theatre administration through on-the-job experience, educational seminars, and individual and collective projects. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds are currently underrepresented in the field of theater administration, inclusive of race, ethnicity, class, gender identity or expression, ability, and sexual orientation.


Be a part of something big…
The Business and Legal Affairs department provides all legal and business affairs services to Disney Theatrical Group, including negotiating and drafting substantially all of the voluminous contracts that DTG enters into each year. We provide efficient advice and services that allows DTG to be profitable with limited risk.

Make an impact by…
  • Preparing databases of deal summaries
  • Drafting contracts and responding to and/or discussing comments with attorneys
  • Conducting research

Responsibilities

Make an impact by…
  • Preparing databases of deal summaries
  • Drafting contracts and responding to and/or discussing comments with attorneys
  • Conducting research

Basic Qualifications

You bring…
  • Theatre business experience and/or proven interest in entertainment business or entertainment law
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

Even better…
  • Coursework in copyright, entertainment business, entertainment law or other intellectual property areas
  • Prior internship at a theatre or entertainment company or law firm

Required Education

Even better…
  • Coursework in copyright, entertainment business, entertainment law or other intellectual property areas
  • Prior internship at a theatre or entertainment company or law firm

Additional Information

Program Qualifications
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability from May/June through August
  • Must provide own housing and transportation to/from work. Position is in New York, NY.
  • Must be enrolled in a JD program at a university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter prior to participation in the internship program

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

The Walt Disney Studios is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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