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Corporate Counsel, Prime Video

Job ID: 2650984 | Amazon.com Services LLC

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Do you love entertainment, media, sports, and technology? Are you looking for an exciting and creative challenge in an innovation-driven, talent-focused company? Come make history as a member of the Prime Video Legal team in Amazon’s world-class legal department.

Prime Video is part of Amazon Global Media and Entertainment and is focused on delighting customers by becoming the world's most loved streaming service. Amazon Global Media and Entertainment delivers award-winning movies, TV shows, music, games, audiobooks, and podcasts to customers around the world. When you join the Amazon Entertainment team, you are uniquely situated to create a future of entertainment where creative content, innovation, and commerce come together. We are building a home for talent that will nurture creativity, storytelling, and innovation unlike anywhere else.


Key job responsibilities
- Structuring, drafting, and negotiating complex distribution, tech, development, licensing, production, marketing, and other commercial agreements
- Providing ongoing legal counsel across a range of fields, including intellectual property, digital media, and regulatory compliance
- Some travel may be required


A day in the life
You will serve as primary legal support for various teams within the Prime Video business, including Business Development, Prime Video Channels, and Sports. Prime Video delights our customers around the world by delivering must-see movies, series, and premium sports within an utterly seamless streaming experience. You will be a legal and thought partner for the business on day-to-day matters as well as long-term strategic issues.

Working directly with business colleagues, you will serve as lead counsel and own drafting, negotiating, and closing tech and commercial agreements with device manufacturers, vendors, and other important business partners. Our lawyers get to solve a constant flow of novel challenges in a growing and exciting business. You will also research, advise, and develop expertise on new product initiatives and regulatory matters that impact your business.

About the team
We pride ourselves in facilitating progress and delivering results. We see the big picture, and we obsess over customers. We run to the problem, never away from it. We like to build things and solve problems. We enjoy the camaraderie of working together as a legal team, and with our brilliant and creative business partners. We operate with the highest level of integrity and value character as much as intelligence.

Prime Video Legal is part of the Amazon Global Media and Entertainment Legal group, which also includes Amazon Studios, Amazon Music, Audible, Games, and Twitch.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- 5+ years of legal experience
- Juris Doctor and membership in one state bar or equivalent
- Experience in transactional and technology licensing or equivalent

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience of a mix of corporate law firm and in-house work
- Knowledge of internet, software, and media industries and the legal and regulatory environment in which they operate or equivalent
- Deep experience structuring, drafting, negotiating and closing a broad range of commercial contracts
- Sound judgment in ambiguous situations
- Incisive business as well as legal instincts
- Prowess in delivering results independently, as well as collaboratively
- Passion to embrace challenges and aggressively drive meaningful solutions, including amid complexity and uncertainty
- Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, and commitment to follow through and meet deadlines
- Exceptional analytical and communication skills
- Creativity, self-awareness, and a good sense of humor
- Expertise in media and entertainment, coupled with an ability to remain nimble, learn, be curious, and adapt to a changing world

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $138,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $229,000/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.