Manager Legal & Business Affairs

New York, NY, USA

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp.

About the Role

Who are we hiring?
Working with oversight from the VP, Legal & Business Affairs, the primary function of this position is to negotiate, draft and administer sales, marketing partnership, marketing-related and promotions-related agreements on behalf of the Marketing Partnerships, Marketing, Creative Services and PR groups.

What will you do?
Negotiate and draft various marketing/promotions agreements including agency engagements, cross-promotions, photographer/videographer engagements and photo shoot/video productions, releases, talent agreements, website development agreements, creative services agreements, vendor agreements, intellectual property licenses, real property licenses, and other commercial contracts.
Assist in summarizing, drafting, reviewing and negotiating marketing partnerships, corporate hospitality and advertising sales agreements.
Research, manage and track existing contractual obligations, including by evaluating exclusivity requirements, tracking end dates and extension/termination options and advising on assignment obligations.
Coordinate with various personnel throughout MSG to help facilitate contracts and business initiatives, liaising with other Departments (e.g., Finance, MSGS and Facilities) to ensure compliance with company policies.
Work on sweepstakes, contests and giveaways, including by preparing rules and registrations.
Advise clients on advertising, privacy/publicity, marketing, social media, promotions and other day-to-day matters.
Assess and advise on clearance requirements, including the review of any right of publicity/implied endorsement issues and use of player images.
Manage contracts from initial draft through execution, as requested, including setting up and maintaining contract files, constructing reference charts and databases, and preparing contract status reports.
Participate in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

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About the Company

Why is MSG for me?
Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) is a leader in live entertainment. The Company presents or hosts a broad array of events in its diverse collection of venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; and The Chicago Theatre. MSG Entertainment is also building a new state-of-the-art venue in Las Vegas, MSG Sphere at The Venetian. In addition, the Company features the original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces the Boston Calling Music Festival. The Company’s two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG+, deliver a wide range of live sports content and other programming. Also under the MSG Entertainment umbrella is Tao Group Hospitality, with entertainment dining and nightlife brands including: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Beauty & Essex, Cathédrale, Hakkasan and Omnia. More information is available at www.msgentertainment.com.