Legal Counsel

Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 10000000 - 15000000 JPY
Reference: JO-180528-163482
Industry: Services
Sub-Industry: Other Services

Company Overview

Leading online media company is looking for a talented and experienced attorney to provide legal support for their marketing and communications teams in Japan.

Job Description

The successful candidate will advise on entertainment marketing and communications initiatives, their will be a particular focus on our global and Japanese original titles (e.g., series, films, documentaries, stand-up and unscripted programming).

Requirements

The successful candidate will have several years of broad-based advertising, promotions, marketing, production, e-commerce and consumer protection experience, preferably with a focus on entertainment and/or media.

In house experience preferred.
Expertise drafting and negotiating agreements, in one or more of the following areas:
-partner co-promotions
-marketing agreements (including creative and advertising agency agreements
-offline and online advertising media buys and other deals, and sponsorship) and entertainment production agreements.

Experience partnering with marketing and communications teams and working with cable or satellite companies, broadcasters or entertainment companies.
Strong English and Japanese language skills are required. He or she must be excited to be part of high performing culture.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and comfort working cross-culturally;
Strong analytical capabilities and judgment;
Ability to work proactively and independently under tight time frames in a fast-paced environment;
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, think practically and be solution-oriented;
Willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise;
Excellent organisational skills.

Additional Job Information

Strong analytical capabilities and judgment;
Ability to work proactively and independently under tight time frames in a fast-paced environment;
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, think practically and be solution-oriented;
Willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise;
Excellent organisational skills.