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Head of Content & Media Legal

Miami, FL

FIFA World Cup 2026

About the Role


The Head of Content & Media Legal is responsible for the delivery of legal services relating to FIFA's media rights and music programs (both live and non-live), establishing robust (sales and licensing) processes and the management, development, training and recruitment of department staff.

These are your key tasks:

Organizational lead for all legal, regulatory and governance matters relating to FIFA's media rights and music licensing activities.

Overall responsibility for the drafting, negotiating and advising on a broad range of commercial agreements connected with FIFA's broadcast related activities, including FIFA's media rights licensing program, broadcaster servicing and host broadcast and content productions/acquisitions/commissions.

Main point of contact for legal matters for FIFA's Media Partnerships, Host Broadcast Production and FIFA Studios teams.

Required to advise on all aspects relating to the development and conduct of FIFA's strategic media sales processes, the contract management of existing media partnerships, activations by media rights licensees and FIFA’s social media content strategy.

Providing detailed knowledge of FIFA's rights and obligations in connection with its media rights program, including the implementation and protection thereof; the provision of legal and contractual input to FIFA senior commercial stakeholders and cross-divisional working groups on FIFA's existing commercial commitments and future content related commercial and strategic possibilities.

Providing commercial transactional support and guidance regarding the interpretation of a range of media related agreements, including the assessment of relevant business and strategic risks, and commercial and broadcast regulatory and legal matters.

Developing and maintaining FIFA's template broadcast and media related agreements.

Delivering internal legal training and ad hoc advice on issues relating to FIFA's media and broadcast related activities.


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