Director, Business & Legal Affairs - LatAm

Mexico City, Mexico | Netflix

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Legal / Compliance
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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In particular, the candidate will be involved in negotiating different production deals for programming either with third-party local partners or directly with talent and representatives, as well as overseeing complex business and legal affairs matters during development and production. The ideal candidate will have direct experience with deal-making and production legal issues in the Latin American film & TV marketplace. The role requires a deep knowledge of the business and legal intricacies of the media sector in that region, a facility in creative thinking, good judgment, the ability to collaborate strongly within a team, and the flexibility to quickly pivot within a strategy. 


REQUIREMENTS


The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10+ years of broad-based tfelevision and motion picture entertainment experience in Latin America with the business and legal aspects of production and distribution. Fluency in English and native Spanish are essential requirements for this role. 

In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

Strong communication skills (candor, honesty)

Strong analytical (strategic and creative) capabilities and judgment 

Curiosity and willingness to tackle matters outside their area of expertise

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 effectively and collaboratively cross‐functionally, think pragmatically and be solution‐oriented

Adaptable negotiation style

Passion for Netflix’s Latin American strategy

Admission to practice law in any country of the Americas (including the United States) or Spain is preferred but not required