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Newark, New Jersey

Corporate Counsel – Content Legal

People & Operations   |   Job ID  2372065
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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.

Audible is seeking an experienced content/IP lawyer to support our rapidly evolving and expanding Content initiatives. As Corporate Counsel, you will be a key member of Audible's Content Legal team providing legal support on the acquisition, development and production of content.

As a Corporate Counsel, you will...
  • Structure, draft, and negotiate agreements for wide variety of content distributed on Audible including podcasts, originals, and audiobooks (e.g., production service agreements, development agreements, license agreements, talent agreements, participant agreements, vendor agreements, location agreements, materials releases, music licenses, ancillary rights agreements, etc.)
  • Provide analysis and advice on copyright, trademark, chain of title, defamation, rights of publicity and privacy, and music rights issues
  • Provide strategic advice to cross-department stakeholders including creative, business affairs, production, marketing, PR, and finance
  • Assist with the development of forms, processes, and policies
  • Train junior attorneys and legal professionals in supporting various Audible stakeholders throughout the content acquisition, production, and distribution lifecycle

At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, 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 offers a Hub+Home hybrid workplace model that gives employees flexibility between gathering in a common office space (work from hub) and remote work (work from home). Some teams will work mostly at hub, some mostly at home and others hybrid. For more information, please visit


  • Juris Doctor and membership in good standing in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 5+ years of experience working as a media, IP and/or entertainment attorney
  • Proven experience in content review, risk assessments, counseling on legal compliance issues, intellectual property matters, and drafting and negotiating contracts


  • A thorough and comprehensive understanding of rights acquisition and content production and distribution
  • Ability to function autonomously and communicate laterally and upwardly with ease
  • Strong legal and business judgment in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work under deadline
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to effectively coordinate complex issues and projects with varied levels of management and employees
  • Mix of major law firm and multi-national media company experience
  • Experience or strong interest in spoken word audio entertainment
  • Passion for Audible’s core mission to improve lives through storytelling, the company’s commitment to urban revitalization and its disruptive, technology-driven culture

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. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit
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