Vice President, Business Affairs

WarnerMedia Burbank, CA

About the Job

Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world's most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.

Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) develops and oversees the entire portfolio of Warner Bros.' television businesses, including worldwide production, traditional and digital distribution and broadcasting. Warner Bros' content is distributed around the world by Warner Bros. Television's Domestic and International Distribution groups.

The Job

Warner Bros. Television, a division of WB Studio Enterprises Inc. seeks a Vice President, Business Affairs for the TV Business Affairs department. Serve as day-to-day business affairs executive on behalf of Warner Bros. production entities. Negotiates and drafts actor, writer, producer, director, rights and other deals, relating to the development and production of television series. Interacts with various producers, agents, lawyers and/or managers.

The Daily

  • Negotiates actor, writer, producer, director, rights and other deals.
  • Serve as day to day business affairs executive on behalf of various Warner Horizon productions during the development and production process.
  • Prepares and distributes deal memos, agreements and short form contracts. Prepares and reconciles business summaries of the Studio's productions.
  • Provides regular status updates with respect to deals.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Propose negotiating strategies and then negotiate deals based on studio precedent and departmental guidance.

The Essentials

  • Minimum of 5-7 years entertainment experience, preferably in the television industry.
  • Television Business or Legal Affairs experience strongly preferred.
  • Law firm experience is a plus.
  • Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification
  • JD required.
  • Knowledge/Skills.
  • Knowledge of Windows, Excel, and Microsoft Word required.
  • Knowledge of report and letter format.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
  • Ability to communicate on all levels in a collaborative environment.

The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands