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WEBTOON is the #1 digital comics app, averaging more than 72 million monthly active users, with north of 10 million daily readers – more people read web comics on our platform in one day than watch most television shows.

We're currently growing our team at our Los Angeles headquarters at Wilshire Courtyard on Miracle Mile, across from LACMA and SAG/AFTRA in the heart of the LA entertainment industry.


 

 
 
 
 
 

Business and Legal Affairs Associate

Department: Legal
Location: Los Angeles, CA

WEBTOON is a world leader in digital entertainment with over 72 million unique monthly readers. We are a rapidly growing digital entertainment company and Story Tech platform with users and creators from all over the world. Every day we come ready to learn, contribute, and get excited about the opportunity to work alongside people of different backgrounds and work styles. 

We are looking for a Business and Legal Affairs Associate to join our team. This will be a highly visible role dedicated to deal management that will support other business and legal affairs and operations.
 
REQUIRED: To be considered for the role, please submit your cover letter.
 
Essential Duties
  • Lead negotiations and manage the life cycle of agreements, such as inbound licensing agreements and service/talent agreements; this will include the following tasks: provide strategic business and legal advice, conduct due diligence, review, redline, structure, draft, negotiate, support, and oversee contract and related regulatory compliance.
  • Identify, propose, advise, and support initiatives related to creator/vendor/talent/client relationship management and business and legal compliance and risk factors.
  • Advise, train, and collaborate with various internal creative teams (editors, producers, etc.) and subject matter experts (content, business development, marketing, finance, etc.) global, LatAm, and US.
  • Support and align with other business and legal affairs units, legal operations, and other areas/units of Business and Legal Affairs and the Legal Function.
  • Conduct research, draft memoranda and reports, and present on various business and legal issues and projects.
  • Stay current and effectively advise and present on relevant market trends and conditions, competitive deal terms, and relevant legal developments including contract law, intellectual property law, licensing, entertainment law, platform liability-related laws, content distribution-related laws, social media law, etc.
  • Support initiatives and maintain proficiency in applicable legal tech, tools, legal project management best practices, workflows and related methods aimed at streamlining business and legal process, contract/legal operations, and strategic knowledge management.
  • Support other day-to-day business and legal operations.
Minimum Qualifications
  • JD, with membership in good standing in CA bar
  • 3-6 years of legal / business and legal / negotiations experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Excellet analytical, verbal, writing/drafting, presentation, organizational, and negotiation skills
  • Strong emotional, social, and cultural intelligence
  • Ability to build relationships in a professional and inclusive manner
  • A growth and open mindset
  • Drive to think creatively and proactively on strategy, workflow, risk, and problem-solving
  • Takes initiative, skilled in prioritizing and managing tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience using contract/project management software (e.g., DocuSign, Airtable, etc.) preferred
  • Spanish proficiency (reading, writing, negotiating) preferred

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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