Spotify – Senior Legal Counsel, Original Content (US)

As Senior Counsel and part of Spotify’s Business and Legal Affairs team, you will counsel and provide legal support to our Latin American content and distribution teams on a variety of matters, with a focus on structuring, negotiating, and drafting agreements related to the development, production, acquisition, and/or distribution of podcast content.

You should be extremely comfortable negotiating and drafting in Spanish (Portuguese a plus) and have a deep understanding of the region’s business and legal considerations. You will serve as the region’s day-to-day legal point, including providing support to various business stakeholders around the region. Spotify’s content efforts are cutting edge and ever-evolving, so we’re looking for an innovative, progressive, and proactive problem-solver who thrives and embraces a high-volume, fast-paced environment.

What you’ll do:
  • Draft and negotiate all forms of rights acquisition, production, and distribution agreements.
  • Provide day-to-day production legal support that includes, but is not limited to, business, creative and risk assessments, production oversight, advising on clearances.
  • Assist and support product and content operations teams in connection with product enhancements.
Who you are:
  • Law Degree from top-tier law school.
  • Member of the Florida Bar or eligible to practice in Florida pursuant to Florida’s in-house counsel registration requirements.
  • At least 9+ years of experience working in a top-tier entertainment law firm and/or in-house legal department at a major TV, Film, or Podcast studio, network, or production company.
  • Expertise in multifaceted content development/production from short-form to features.
  • Excellent analytical and written/oral communication skills.
  • Creative problem solver.
  • Team-player, self-motivated, and able to work independently.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Understanding of music clearances a plus.
  • Position to be based in Miami.

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