IMG seeks associate counsel as SNTV chases digital commercial manager
IMG, the international sports and entertainment company owned by Hollywood talent agency WME, is seeking an associate counsel at its headquarters in New York.
IMG said that it is looking for a “talented and highly-motivated lawyer to add to its business and legal affairs department in its New York City office,” adding that the person appointed “will take responsibility for structuring, reviewing, drafting and negotiating deals for IMG’s Original Content division, which produces a wide range of entertainment, live event, sports, variety and unscripted and scripted television, digital, radio and film programming.”
A minimum of three to four years of “transactional legal experience” is required, IMG said, “ideally with at least two of those years spent focusing on unscripted television programming in-house at a television production company, television network or media company, or comparable experience within an entertainment law firm.”
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Meanwhile, SNTV, the sports news television joint venture between IMG and news agency The Associated Press, is seeking a digital commercial manager for a fixed term period to provide maternity cover at its offices in west London.
IMG said: “The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the digital commercial activity of the global sales force, providing guidance for renewal of contracts, pricing and product information...
“Experience and knowledge of the sports industry is advantageous as is an understanding of rights and contracts.”
SNTV's closing date for applications is 2 June.
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