Senior Director, Business & Legal Affairs, TV

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Date: Jan 15, 2023

Location: Los Angeles, California, US

Company: Hasbro

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film and television production and sales; production, distribution and brand management of kids and family properties; and digital content. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.


eOne brings to market both original and existing content, sourcing IP from Hasbro’s portfolio of 1500+ brands, and through a diversified network of creative partners and eOne companies.




The Senior Director, Unscripted TV Business and Legal Affairs will require the ability to work independently while also being collaborative in a team environment. The successful candidate will have a passion for the unscripted television business and an ability to deal with various deadlines, across multiple jurisdictions and projects. The role will require attention to detail and the ability to apply a commercial, common-sense approach to the work at hand.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for assisting in the negotiation of deals for the development and production of unscripted, reality and documentary television projects
  • Work in a highly collaborative fashion with colleagues across departments including Creative, Production and Finance on a wide variety of business and legal matters
  • Render day-to-day production legal services in connection with multiple productions
  • Identify and advise on potential and actual legal risks related to the development and production of each project, including but not limited to providing guidance on guild, chain of title and intellectual property matters
  • Maintain, organize and localize contract templates
  • Provide regular status updates with respect to deals
  • Develop relationships with agents, lawyers, managers and other executives throughout entertainment industry




  • Must have a love for unscripted, reality and documentary television
  • JD from an accredited institution
  • Must be a member of the CA bar in good standing or eligible for CA RIHC status
  • 4+ years of relevant legal experience
  • Highly responsible, self-motivated, positive attitude and able to thrive in an energetic, fast pace, high growth, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Collaborative and team-oriented approach
  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn and ask questions




In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the Recruiting range for this role:  $126,477.00 to 234,887.00 USD. Starting salaries will vary within the stated range based on various factors including but not limited to geographic location, experience, skill set, education, performance, market demands and budgetary considerations.  The range listed is just one component of Hasbro’s total compensation package for employees. Employees may also be eligible for annual and long-term incentives. In addition, Hasbro provides a variety of benefits to employees.  Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more! 


What you’ll be a part of…


  • Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
  • Investing in your future: local defined contribution pension plans
  • Break time: free snacks and reduced hours in summer
  • Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because
  • Be inspired: regular film screenings and opportunity to get involved in industry events
  • The office: modern facilities and in-house screening rooms
  • Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.
  • Grow: develop your career and shape your future


We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Entertainment One is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. #LI-HYBRID


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