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Director, Talent Negotiations

Company name

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc

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Valid Through

Nov 13, 2020

Posted on

Jul 31, 2020

Years of Experience

3-7 yrs required


Atlanta, GA, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Director, Talent Negotiations
The candidate will be responsible for: Structuring and negotiating all major deal points in agreements for talent (anchors, correspondents, reporters) and contributors across CNN networks and platforms, as well as talent that appears in original series for CNN and HLN. Establishing and maintaining relationships with internal clients, including regular communication regarding deal negotiation status. Timely responding to agencies and attorneys on deals and maintaining relationships with the same. Actively tracking expiration and option deadlines, and working with senior management on deal renewals. Reviewing and providing budgetary guidance related to the talent deals. Collaborating with the legal team to get agreements signed and to ensure accuracy with negotiated deal terms. Assists with other special projects related to talent. Working closely day-to-day with various internal departments: Legal, Finance, Human Resources, Ad Sales, Research, Program Development, Accounting, Marketing, Public Relations, Promotions, S&P to provide advice relative to the talent agreements. Four-year undergraduate degree (B.A./B.S.), as well as Juris Doctor required. Should have 3-7 years in either labor and employment law or Business Affairs. Must have experience with employment agreements and independent contract agreements. Should have demonstrated drafting and negotiation skills. Must have experience in the news or television industry.

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Job ID 176864BR

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Hiring Coordinator
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc
1 CNN Center
100 International Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30303

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