Position Title: Legal Counsel
Division: Finance And Corp Services
Reports To: General Counsel
Location: Toronto, Yonge & Eglinton (on the Yonge subway line)
Since 1970, TVO has existed to ignite the potential in everyone through the power of learning. Through impactful digital education products, in-depth current affairs, thought-provoking TVO Original documentaries, and award-winning TVOkids content, we prepare Ontarians for success in school and life.
A digital learning and media organization, TVO is funded primarily by the Province of Ontario, and is a registered charity supported by thousands of sponsors and donors.
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You are a T-shaped lawyer with 1-4 years of experience in general corporate commercial matters and some media experience who is looking for more complex challenges across many areas of practice. This position will involve working both with the General Counsel and a wide array of internal clients, including: the content areas of Digital Learning, and Current Affairs and Documentaries (both broadcast and online); Process and Technology; Distribution Services (i.e. Transmission towers, etc.); People & Culture (HR); Revenue, Marketing and Product Development; Philanthropy and Sponsorship; Communications; and the Independent Learning Centre (Highschool). The work is concentrated on in-house corporate legal services in a media and digital product organization with an emphasis on contract drafting, copyright and intellectual property and partnership advisory work.
The successful candidate will be a T-shaped customer-focused lawyer that can build and maintain excellent relationships with internal clients.
They will have strong drafting skills with an eye to critical details, a solid background in corporate-commercial work and exposure to traditional IP, content and technology licensing. Comfort with databases, data analysis, project management, process improvement, and client relationships is important. In-house legal experience would be ideal. Media production and digital product experience is desirable, but not critical.
Provide legal, business and strategic advice to internal clients, including:
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
An LLB or JD and a member of the Ontario bar.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume by May 21, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
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TVO is an equal opportunity employer and will endeavour to accommodate job applicants with disabilities through the People & Culture team. Upon request, all job postings will be made available in alternative format.
At TVO, we believe that the diversity of our team strengthens our ability to develop creative solutions and products that are reflective of Ontarians.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.