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Summary of duties and responsibilities:
The General Counsel role is new to the Fund and will lead the legal functions in a variety of matters, provide effective guidance on organizational strategies and their implementation, oversee the work of outside counsel, be directly involved in litigation and negotiate settlements of residual claims resulting from audits of entertainment companies.
This is a multi-faceted role that connects the entire organization and serves as legal advisor to multiple departments, but with a significant focus on enforcement of the collective bargaining agreements’ requirements for payment of residuals. The General Counsel will work closely with, and be a key strategic partner to, the Fund’s Executive Director. This role is ideal for someone who excels under pressure, desires to expand their knowledge base, is able to develop innovative solutions where there is often no roadmap and seeks a career working in a collegial atmosphere with generous benefits and committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Essential functions will include:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff; studio and union staff and executives; outside counsel and other external contacts.
• Demonstrated ability to think strategically and to organize and coordinate tactics for long-term objectives.
All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
How to Apply: Applicants should email a résumé and writing sample to the Executive Director via the following address: email@example.com. Note GENERAL COUNSEL in the subject line.
FMSMF is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Employer: Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund
Position: General Counsel
Location: Encino, CA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Reports to: Executive Director
Industry: Non Profit/Film & TV
Annual Salary: $155,000-$165,000 DOE; excellent benefits