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Director, Business & Legal Affairs, International Originals - Asia

Netflix, Singapore, Singapore

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THE OPPORTUNITY
 
With over 104 million subscribers enjoying great content in over 190 countries, it is an exciting time to work at Netflix. Our international efforts have brought Netflix to virtually all countries around the globe and we are excited to bring even more of our Originals programming to our viewers everywhere.
 
Netflix is growing its presence in Asia and, as part of the Singapore team, you will help define the Netflix brand and shape the future of entertainment throughout Asia, in a team environment where collaboration between legal and business thrives. In 2017, Netflix will invest $6 billion in content globally and we’ll continue to focus on investment in original content all over the world. 

Netflix seeks a seasoned and intellectually curious attorney to join Netflix’s growing International Originals initiative focused on creating local language content in a variety of international markets, e.g., Ingobernable (Mexico), Midnight Diner (Japan) and 3% (Brazil). The successful candidate will be a key member of the International Originals team and will work closely alongside business and creative partners, producers and local counsel to structure content agreements and harmonize Netflix objectives within production frameworks, with a focus on Asia. In doing so, the Director will be responsible for learning and implementing the legal landscape and production customs necessary to develop and produce local content for Netflix’s global digital streaming platform. As a result, the ideal candidate will be very comfortable counseling business partners, collaborating with global partners and making decisions that have both legal and business impact.  
 
The ideal candidate will welcome the opportunity to be part of a fast‐paced, entrepreneurial organization and thrive in communicating in a global environment.
 
REQUIREMENTS
 
The successful candidate will have 10+ years of broad-based entertainment experience in production, media financing, licensing and/or distribution. Experience with Asian markets, and practical knowledge of the industry (including production and licensing) is required. 

The successful candidate will also possess the following:

  • Curiosity and willingness to tackle matters outside their area of expertise
  • Strong communication skills (candor, honesty, tact)
  • Strong analytical (strategic and creative) capabilities and judgment 
  • Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight time frames in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a small group, tackle all challenges and take initiative
  • Ability to work closely with and manage outside counsel
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, think practically and be solution-oriented
  • Adaptable negotiation style
  • Passion for Netflix’s strategy and different cultures
  • Comfortable traveling internationally

About Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

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