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Commercial Legal: Senior Legal Counsel, Content and Media (live rights and FIFA+)

Miami, FL, USA

FIFA World Cup 2026

About the Role

Drafting, negotiating and advising on a broad range of content and media related projects, notably in connection with
FIFA’s live media rights licensing program; and
FIFA’s OTT streaming platform (‘FIFA+’).
The successful candidate will be a key point of contact for all legal matters related to, inter alia, content:
licensing (both in and out) within the sphere of live and non-live media rights;
production (including host broadcast (for live content) and recorded programming);
distribution (including carriage and syndication arrangements);
acquisitions; and
related service agreements (including live/non-live (host broadcast) broadcast production).
Overseeing and advising upon broadcast regulatory matters and drafting related agreements and policies.
Advising on digital / social media related matters in so far as they relate to content.
Advising on FIFA's rights and obligations in connection with its media rights program, including the implementation and protection thereof.
Required to advise on the contract management of existing media partnerships and activations by media rights licensees.
Delivering ad hoc legal advice on issues relating to FIFA's media and broadcast related activities.
Guiding other team members, including review of their work.
Instructing and liaising with external counsel in connection with local law matters in various jurisdictions.


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