Director Legal Sweden to Discovery Networks Sweden
0733-10 95 85
Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; and digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media.
Discovery Networks Sweden is a commercial TV house with channels such as Channel 5, Channel 9, Channel 11, Discovery Channel, TLC, Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, Animal Planet, Discovery World, Discovery Science, Investigation Discovery, Discovery HD, Animal Planet HD as well as the play service, Dplay. The most recently acquired principal owner, Discovery Communications, also owns the rights to Olympic 2018 – 2024 and Swedish fotboll league Allsvenskan from 2019.At Discovery Networks Sweden, we are about 110 people. Our working environment is characterized by freedom under responsibility and we strive for our values Awareness, Passion and Actionoriented to be reflected in how we act and deal with each other, viewers and our customers. We are an equal opportunity employer.
We are now looking for a Director Legal to head the legal department in Sweden. You will report to VP Legal Nordics and Corporate, with a dotted line to the Swedish CEO.
As Director Legal Sweden you are responsible for all legal matters in Sweden. The position is highly focused on negotiating agreements with third parties regarding distribution of content and clearance of rights. You work closely together with the business where you are expected not only to provide legal advice but also be a reliable discussion partner where you also from time to time take lead in the discussions. Further, you will also manage the Swedish legal department which currently consist of two head counts. You will play an important part of the Swedish business and as such take part in strategic discussions and decisions on all company related matters.
The place of work is Stockholm.
Who are you?
You have a Swedish law degree, and at least seven years of professional media / IP law and general law experience in an international environment, ideally law firm and/or multi-national company. You have proven experience in giving fast and efficient business-minded legal support as well as in drafting and negotiating agreements. You have excellent negotiation skills and sound business judgment. You have a flexible mindset to changes, you are curious, agile and entrepreneurial, and comfortable in dealing with uncertainty is a must. Excellent knowledge of business English is required.
What we offer you
You will join a dynamic, fast-paced work environment in a constantly evolving industry. You will play an important role in the Swedish organization. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential.
In this recruitment, Discovery cooperates with Jurek Recruitment & Staffing. Please contact Helena Woodcock, email@example.com, for further information. We look forward to receiving your application in English as soon as possible. Please note that we do not accept applications by mail.
0733-10 95 85