Job ID: 862997
Since we first started in 1995, our mission has been to unleash the power of the spoken word, providing a breathtaking range of titles that includes best sellers, non-ﬁction and classics, for people who love to read and people who love to be read to.
As Corporate Counsel, you will be a key member of Amazon’s global legal team providing support to Audible’s cutting-edge digital spoken audio production and retail business. You will work closely with Audible’s Asia Pacific businesses on a variety of transactions as well as provide day-to-day legal advice.
This is a broad based in-house legal role, with responsibility across a range of legal issues and demands, for all aspects of the business, including supporting original content development and production, content licensing, product counseling, consumer marketing and business development.
Duties and Responsibilities:
· Principal duties include advising business teams to structure and negotiate development and production agreements, licensing, distribution, technology and other commercial agreements, and providing ongoing legal counseling in general legal areas such as commercial law, antitrust, copyright and consumer law.
· You will handle regulatory and consumer affairs issues, including privacy issues and marketing materials review and clearance.
· You will assist with implementation, training and enforcement of Audible’s compliance policies in the Asia Pacific region, including Audible’s business conduct policies.
· Audible innovates rapidly, and the ability to effectively drive legal review and participation in new product and service launches is key.
The role will be based in Singapore, reporting to the head of the APAC legal team.
Qualified candidates must possess exceptional analytical and communication skills, and be capable of providing practical and sound advice to senior business leaders in response to complex and rapidly changing and ambiguous situations and help navigate sophisticated and novel rights, media, technology and commercial issues. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, and enjoy working hard and being challenged.
Audible, Inc. is the world’s largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of subscribers around the world. We’re an Amazon subsidiary with a presence on four different continents, yet we maintain a startup vibe and small company feel. We offer more than 475,000 downloadable audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, and other programs, and an escalating array of listening products that enrich daily life for a growing population of people who want to be more productive, well-informed, and thoughtfully entertained.