About the Role
The National Hockey League seeks an experienced media-focused attorney to provide legal support and oversight on media-related transactions and business matters, including with respect to broadcast and cable media, streaming and direct-to-consumer media distribution.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participate as a senior member of the League's in-house legal team primarily focusing on media-related transactions and business matters, including:
Working closely with senior businesspeople, in-house lawyers and outside counsel strategizing, structuring, drafting, negotiating and providing general legal advice on media relationships, agreements, services and other matters, including for example:
Matters relating to regional, national and international broadcast and cable media businesses;
Matters relating to streaming and direct-to-consumer content distribution;
Responsibility for planning and day-to-day management of transactional processes;
Legal support in connection with Club media matters, as applicable; and
Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Serve as key subject matter legal expert with respect to media-related matters, including by proactively staying up to date with new and emerging trends, marketplace developments, and developments in laws, regulations, standards and guidance related to media rights, distribution and technologies.
About the Company
Founded in 1917, the National Hockey League (NHL®) is the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. With more than 600 employees across offices in New York, Toronto and Montreal, the NHL is a global sports and entertainment organization committed to building healthy and vibrant communities using the sport of hockey to celebrate fans of every race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. At the NHL, we are looking for dynamic, energetic and impactful individuals who are committed to doing the same by sharing in our philosophy that Hockey is for Everyone – and inclusion belongs on the ice, in the locker rooms, boardrooms and stands.