WEBTOON is a world leader in digital entertainment with over 65 million unique monthly readers. We are looking for a Business Affairs Associate to assist our team with day-to-day contract and legal operations. We are a rapidly growing digital entertainment company and storytelling platform with users and creators from all over the world. Every day we come ready to learn, contribute, and get excited about the opportunity to work alongside people of different backgrounds and work styles.
We are a small team in high-growth mode and are looking for a team player to join our Legal Department as Counsel for the Business & Legal Affairs unit.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide preliminary advice, conduct due diligence, review, redline, structure, draft, negotiate, support, and oversee compliance of a wide range of licensing (e.g. digital to print / print to digital, etc.) and service agreements (e.g. agencies, contractors including talent, influencers, etc.).
Work closely, collaborate, and align with various internal creative teams (editors, producers, etc.) and subject matter experts (operations, marketing, finance, etc.) – global and US.
Collaborate, support, and align with other Business & Legal Affairs counsel, contract manager(s), and other units of the Legal Department.
Identify, assess, and advise on business and legal compliance and risk factors.
Conduct research, draft memos and reports, and present on various business and legal issues and projects.
Stay current and effectively advise and present on relevant market trends and conditions, competitive deal terms, and relevant legal developments including contract law, intellectual property law, licensing, entertainment law, platform liability-related laws, content distribution-related laws, social media law, etc.
Support and maintain proficiency in applicable legal tech, tools, workflows and methods aimed at streamlining business & legal process, contract operations, and knowledge management.
Support other day-to-day business and legal operations.
JD, with membership in good standing in CA bar
2-5 years of legal / business and legal experience
Experience using contract/project management software (e.g. DocuSign, Airtable, etc.)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
Excellent writing and presentation skills, including clear and effective written and verbal communication skills, negotiating skills, and strong drafting abilities
Strong emotional, social, and cultural intelligence; ability to build relationships in a professional, personable, and inclusive manner
A growth and open mindset; drive to think creatively and proactively on strategy, workflow, risk, and problem-solving
Takes initiative, skilled in prioritizing and managing tasks in a fast-paced environment
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