This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

FTC MC Manager Legal - CEEMEA


  • Drafting and negotiating of corporate and commercial contracts, mainly affiliate sales but also advertising and general issues (such as piracy and bad debt) relevant to a broadcaster across the EMEA region.

  • Primary responsibility for sub-sections of EMEA region reporting into Director.

  • Provide back up support to other members of the legal department as and when required (capacity permitting).

  • Ensure that proper support is provided to the rest of the legal team.

Skills & Requirements

  • Good commercial knowledge essential - must have a deep understanding of the impact that deals potentially have on other business or revenue streams so as to involve other parts of the business as appropriate.

  • Must be UK (or comparable jurisdiction) qualified lawyer - excellent academics; training and experience at top City (or equivalent) law firm an advantage.

  • Post qualification in-house affiliate sales experience with a Pay TV broadcaster would be ideal.

  • Ability to work autonomously on complex deals and to own key internal commercial relationships - there will be supervision and support but no micro-management.

  • Negotiation skills must be proven - to deliver both proper legal protection to the company and excellent commercial results.

  • Flexible and pro-active approach to work, including a recognition that some work may be needed to support key deals out of usual working hours.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to work effectively at all levels within the company.

  • Clear and concise communicator (both orally and written) - ability to present and distil legally complex issues into legally compliant but practical and commercial solutions, in a way that engages the key stakeholders.

  • Well organised and attention to detail: this role requires focus and energy.

  • Posess the maturity and foresight to keep the Legal Director informed on workload and escalating issues to them where risk is high in deals being worked on.

Desired Behaviours

  • Extremely professional: calm under pressure, clear thinking, well organised, proactive and grasps concepts quickly.

  • Will be a key provider of day to day support to all members of the EMEA team so must be a good team player, and have flexible, hands on approach.

  • Inclusive behaviour - ensuring that all key stakeholders are consistently kept in the loop.

  • Ability to manage own time judiciously and deal effectively with competing interests.

  • Confident, sociable and ability to interact with clients from different cultures and backgrounds.

Apply Now

Share this