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Counsel – National Geographic

申請 稍後繼續申請 職位編號 772510BR 職位地點 華盛頓州, 華盛頓州, 美国 有意工作的公司 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) 張貼日期 2021/01/25


At National Geographic, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and find new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills … we are seeking an experienced attorney with strong transactional skills to be part of our Legal Affairs team. If you have news/media/journalism background, it is a plus! This dynamic Counsel role will report to the Assistant Chief Counsel.


  • Advise newsroom personnel as to legal considerations, such as libel, invasion of privacy, and intellectual property.
  • Respond to news story claim letters.
  • Draft agreements with content creators, international licensees, distributors, and other parties.
  • Interpret rights agreements.
  • Analyze and advise in connection with legal rights and obligations, deal structure, intellectual property matters, claims, clearances, audits and other matters arising out of the day-to-day operations of the National Geographic Media, which includes the magazines, all digital publications (e.g. podcasts, social media, and sites).
  • Clients will include other departments as NG Media, Image Collection, and International Publishing.


  • Minimum 5 years of law firm or in-house experience.
  • Experience drafting, interpreting and negotiating rights agreements.
  • Experience conducting pre-publication review for a news organization.
  • Exposure to and an understanding of matters relative to all forms of intellectual property.
  • Ability to work with newsrooms to meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, prioritization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work under deadlines and execute efficiently against multiple, high-priority projects.
  • Ability to perform duties under minimal supervision while exercising discretion and independent, sound judgment.
  • A professional, confident demeanor and an ability to work well with colleagues and to communicate effectively and positively with clients and all levels of management, including providing counsel to senior level executives.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve in a professional, creative and ethical manner.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, other office-related software, and legal document management systems.


Relevant experience in the news or magazine industry preferred.


  • JD or equivalent
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Admitted and in good standing in at least one jurisdiction in the United States or willingness and qualification to be Registered In-House Counsel.

Preferred Education:

Journalism degree



關於 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

在 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate),你會看到公司強大品牌背後各業務如何融會交流,建構出全球最創新、影響深遠和備受尊崇的娛樂公司。作為企業團隊的一份子,你將會與推動策略以讓The Walt Disney Company穩佔娛樂界頂尖地位的世界精英領袖一同工作。與其他具有創新精神的思想家惺惺相惜,同時讓這個世界上最偉大的故事敍述家為全球各地千百萬家庭締造回憶。

關於 The Walt Disney Company:

華特迪士尼公司,以及其附屬公司及隸屬機構,是頂尖多元化國際家庭娛樂及媒體企業,業務遍及以下範疇:媒體網絡、樂園及度假區、影城娛樂、消費產品與互動媒體。迪士尼在 1920 年代起步之初,只是一間卡通工作室,發展至今已成為娛樂界的翹楚。迪士尼昂然堅守傳承,繼續為家庭中每位成員創造世界一流的故事及體驗;其故事、人物和體驗於世界各地均家傳戶曉。我們在 40 多個國家地區營運業務,僱員及演藝人員攜手協力,創造全球和當地都珍愛的娛樂體驗。

這個職位隸屬於 Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., 其所屬的業務部門是 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 是機會均等的僱主。申請人將獲考慮聘僱,而不分種族、膚色、宗教、性別、國籍、性取向、性別身份、殘疾或受保護退伍軍人身分。Disney 培養商業文化,所有人的想法和決策都有助我們發展、創新、創造最好的故事,並與瞬息萬變的世界息息相關。

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