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Company: Spin Master
Location: Toronto, ON
*Entertainment Lawyer* – Toronto
Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children’s entertainment company?
At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!
What’s it like to work here?
Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.
The Entertainment Lawyer position is full-time in Toronto, Ontario and reports directly to Entertainment’s Head of Business and Legal Affairs.
The role of the Entertainment Lawyer is critical to ensure the smooth running of Entertainment’s Development, Production and Licensing/Distribution departments. The Entertainment Lawyer works directly with Entertainment’s Production, Development and Licensing/Distribution Teams to ensure all business affairs issues – from agreements to insurance policies, and copyright protections and clearances – are resolved efficiently on a timely basis. The Entertainment Lawyer will not only be an exceptionally strong technical lawyer, but also be commercially aware, with demonstrable experience working in television production and/or animation an asset. The role will require the ability to work independently, as well as collaborating with Spin Master executives to resolve business affairs issues related to development agreements, pre-sales/license agreements, production agreements, exploitation agreements, and other Entertainment-related business affairs issues as they arise. The Entertainment Lawyer needs to have excellent communication skills with all levels of staff, independent contractors and outside parties, and will be expected to work closely with business and legal affairs peers and colleagues, commercial colleagues, and other stakeholders (inside and outside) including, for certainty, Canadian and international broadcasters, ACTRA, WGC, CAVCO, and service providers to the benefit of Entertainment specifically, and Spin Master in general.
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Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:
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