Senior Production Counsel
Taylor Root are retained by Moonbug who are the next generation entertainment company that has cemented itself in the children’s media space. Would you like to be part of the next frontier of inspiring and engaging stories to kids around the world?
Founded in 2018, with primary offices in London and Los Angeles, Moonbug creates, produces and publishes thousands of minutes of video and audio content every month with the goal of teaching compassion, empathy and resilience. Moonbug are a fast-paced global company and have already grown to become the largest kids’ entertainment company on digital platforms in the world. Some of their existing titles include global sensations CoComelon, Blippi, Little Baby Bum, Morphle, Supa Strikas, ARPO and many more which are available in 32 languages and can be viewed on more than 100 platforms, globally.
Moonbug is part of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. Candle is run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs and backed by investment capital from funds managed by Blackstone’s flagship private equity business.
The legal team are seeking an experienced and ambitious lawyer to join an expanding legal department in a very exciting and growing global entertainment business. This is a broad production-based role which will enable you to have hands-on experience but also training and guidance to further your career. As part of the legal team of over 20 people, you will enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your legal expertise.
Reporting to the Global Head of Legal and Business Affairs – Production and working closely with the rest of the Production Legal and Business Affairs Team as well as the wider Moonbug legal team, you will support our large and growing production team in London in their day-to-day legal work including drafting and negotiating production services agreement, localisation, dubbing, crew members/contributors/artists and designer agreements.
To be successful you will be a UK qualified lawyer with 4-8 years PQE, with excellent academics and having trained at a leading UK law firm. Ideally, you will have at least several years of experience working in entertainment and media, in the media department at a law firm or in a media company and be able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of media and content production.
This role will give you the opportunity to work with a fantastic group of lawyers and production specialists where you will have the autonomy and creative license to put your own stamp on things in a business that is ever evolving and expanding.
Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.