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Media Legal Counsel

Company: Deseret Management Corporation
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.POSITION TITLE: Media Legal Counsel - Deseret Management Corporation (DMC)POSITION REPORTS TO: Associate General CounselDESIRED EXPERIENCE: 7-10+ YearsDeseret Management Corporation is seeking a Media Law Attorney with 7-10+ years of corporate experience at a media or entertainment company or a law firm representing media entities. Intellectual Property experience is preferred. The candidate will specifically focus on representing both new and traditional media regarding content, licensing, privacy, and intellectual property matters. Superior academic credentials are required. Must have a JD degree from an ABA-approved law school and be an active member in good standing, or ability to be readily admitted, of the Utah Bar.Position PurposesThe Corporate Legal Counsel provides hands-on counsel to all levels of executive staff and will be involved in managing the operations of the legal department. The individual will identify and analyze legal issues, draft key documents, present clear recommendations to top management, and assure legal compliance. The Corporate Legal Counsel will assist DMC's Associate General Counsel, and under his direction, provide legal counsel to, and support, media entities including Bonneville Communications Corporation, Deseret Book Company, Deseret Digital Media, Inc., Deseret News Publishing Company, and Temple Square Hospitality, Inc.Essential Functions & Key ResponsibilitiesUnder the direction of the General Counsel, serves as legal counsel to new and legacy media entitiesStructure, negotiate, draft, and review commercial agreements across all internal client groups, including ad sales, programmatic, content development, product, IT, sales and marketing, technology, independent contractor, and related vendor agreements Provide wide-ranging legal and transactional support and guidance across all departments, closely collaborating with product, content development, marketing and sales departmentsManage the protection or enforcement of the Company's brands, properties, and initiatives (e.g., IP registration, infringement; breach of contract; etc.)Manage, prepare, and maintain digital and website privacy policies, terms and conditions, terms of use, and subscription termsDevelop and deliver materials and training to various internal groupsAssist other attorneys with complex legal issues and may review the work of other attorneys as assignedReview and ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local government regulationsKeep up with current changes in all relevant areas of laws and contribute to the enhancement of the knowledge base of the company's legal functionUnder the direction of the Association General Counsel, serves as legal counsel to Deseret Management Corporation and its subsidiaries, including Bonneville Communications Corporation, Deseret Digital Media, and Deseret News Publishing CompanyRequired Knowledge, Skills, & AbilitiesRequires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and admittance to a state bar5+ years of progressive legal experienceSpecific experience in either media/entertainment law or intellectual property law requiredGood organizational, prioritization, written, verbal and time-management skillsAdditional Job RequirementsWork in compliance with Company policies and proceduresWork effectively in a team environmentProven ability to handle high-pressure situations and prioritize multiple objectivesAbility to consistently work hours required. Works more when required to meet deadlines including weekends, evenings, etc.Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanorMaintain positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management and clientsMaintain confidentiality by not discussing internal matters, company strategies, client's proprietary information, personnel matters, wage, and salary information, or any sensitive information with clients, competitors, listeners, media or inappropriately with co-workers, and by not distributing our proprietary research or other information to our competitorsOur CompanyDeseret Management Corporation (DMC) operates under a unified mission, which is "to be a trusted source of light and knowledge influencing hundreds of millions of people worldwide." DMC focuses on providing content and services through all its media and service offerings that are consistent with this mission by treating all with dignity, respect, humility, and integrity. DMC was organized in 1966. Today it owns and oversees media businesses including Bonneville Communications (Boncom), Bonneville International, Deseret Book, Deseret Digital Media (DDM), and Deseret News.As a media organization, we have a responsibility to uphold the trust of readers, listeners, and viewers around the world.Some Of The Things We OfferRemote work options, competitive wages, complimentary parking or UTA pass (and fast transit access), and a strong benefits package including:Health (medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, etc.) insuranceRetirement savings plans, with company matchFlexible PTO planPaid maternity and parental leaveUp to 11 paid holidays per year0

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