Manager, Business and Legal Affairs

Location: NY - New York - Interactive One

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Interactive One (www.interactiveone.com) is powered by the mission to create an online community that provides rich content and digital products that engage, entertain and inspire the lives of African Americans.
We are the #1 digital platform for the Multi-Cultural Millennials, reaching millions of users each month through a suite of content, social, and local radio offerings. iOne owns and operates a number of branded destinations, including HipHopWired (Hip  Hop   xTechnology),GlobalGrind (Millennials), HelloBeautiful (Women),  MadameNoire (Women’s Lifestyle), NewsOne (Affluent), Bossip (Celebrity  News &  Gossip) and TheUrbanDaily (Men), as well as social networking sites such as BlackPlanet, and more than 50 local radio sites.  Interactive One was launched in 2008 by Radio One, Inc. [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK, radio-one.com] to complement its existing portfolio of media companies targeting Black Americans.    


Mandatory Vaccination Requirement: 
Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their coworkers, families, and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19.  Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status (e.g. CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) , which will be kept confidential.  Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.


 The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years’ experience providing legal counsel and support for studio, branded and sponsorship digital content initiatives. Location: New York City, NY.    


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support and counsel the staff of digital properties across the studio, brand partnerships, integrated marketing, and sponsorship initiatives.
  • Draft, structure and negotiate studio, branded and sponsorship content initiatives, including production services agreements, talent agreements, work for hire, and master services agreements.
  • Undertake pre-publication review and standards and practices for digital and social content and branded content.
  • Create, manage and support template agreements designed to streamline the legal review/drafting process for all types of standard digital content related transactions.
  • Create, policies, processes and procedures for the digital team based on the latest legal trends and developments with a goal to avoid risk and promote business initiatives. 
  • Assist with formal and informal trainings for on all legal matters impacting the digital business activities of the companies.
  • Complies with Network and Urban One’s mandatory trainings and adheres to related course deadlines.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:  

Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, admittance to New York Bar, or In House Counsel registration, with 1-3 years related experience in a digital media company.


BACKGROUND AND QUALIFICATIONS:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the role well.

  • One to three years  of direct business and legal affairs experience supporting digital media studio activities including contracts, production, and talent.
     
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, which will enable the candidate foster relationships with people at various levels.
  • ​​​​​​​Must be able to build strong internal client relationships, effectively advise senior-level executives under conditions of uncertainty, high pressure and/or high-risk and generate strong client satisfaction through strategic thinking and firm decision-making
  • Robust Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and DocuSign skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize numerous assignments with a service-oriented attitude coupled with a team approach,
  • Have a strong desire to function integrally as part of an interdisciplinary team with an uncompromising focus on both minimizing legal risk while driving business growth and delivering a high level of customer service
  • Positive demeanor, with a willingness to tackle matters outside of areas of expertise

Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer





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Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.