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Meguro, Japan

Corporate Counsel

People & Operations   |   Job ID  1849797
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Job summary
Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.

The Corporate Counsel – Audible Japan is a member of Audible APAC and the global Amazon
Entertainment legal team, and is the primary legal counsel to the various business teams that support Audible service for Japan customers.
This role will be based in Tokyo, reporting to the VP - Audible APAC Legal.

Key job responsibilities
As a Corporate Counsel, you will...
-Be in charge of structuring and drafting, complex distribution, development, licensing,
production, marketing, and other commercial agreements.
-Support the development and production of original content, and provide counsel on
production and post-production related matters.
-Provide ongoing legal counsel across a range of fields, including intellectual property, digital
media, marketing review, consumer affairs and regulatory compliance.
-Provide compliance training to the business teams.


-Qualified Japan Bengoshi
-Relevant experience practicing law as a transactional attorney, with some of that time spent
working on IP, technology, or entertainment transactions
-Bilingual in Japanese and English


-Qualified in a common law jurisdiction (UK, AU, US), with some in-house experience at a
multinational company.
-Experience structuring, drafting, negotiating, and closing a broad range of commercial contracts
in both Japanese and English.
-Experience and/or demonstrated interest in book publishing, distribution and sale or TV/feature film development and production.
-Both business and legal acumen
-Passion to embrace challenges and drive meaningful solutions, including amid complexity and


At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading producer and provider of audio storytelling and spoken-word entertainment, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word.

Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible 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.
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