The Octave Music Group, Inc. - Associate General Counsel
Major, Lindsey & Africa
July 27, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
5-7 years experience
Information Technology, Intellectual Property
Octave Music Group, Inc. is transforming the way businesses use music, content and technology to engage consumers in shared spaces. Its offerings are comprised of TouchTunes, the largest in-venue interactive music platform, and PlayNetwork, the leading global provider of music and branded media for customer experience. As of 2017, its reaches more than 100 million consumers every day in 127+ countries around the world through 450+ brands, 185,000 locations and 2,500 local partners.
The Associate General Counsel will work closely with PlayNetwork's CEO and business team members serving as their adviser and partner on a variety of commercial transactions, IP, technology licensing and other legal matters. The right person will provide strategic, creative and effective legal and business advice; will use sound judgment in balancing legal risk against business needs and goals; work seamlessly and effectively with internal clients at all levels of the company and across all functional groups including Sales, Marketing, Finance, Product Management and HR; and efficiently manage a wide variety of responsibilities concurrently. The Associate General Counsel for PlayNetwork reports to the General Counsel of Octave, and in addition to his or her PlayNetwork responsibilities, will be responsible for assisting the General Counsel with the oversight of other legal activities of TouchTunes.
The successful candidate will have at least five (5) to seven (7) years of solid commercial transactions experience within a major law firm as well as in-house counsel within a corporation. Some experience handling IP licensing and technology-related transactions is a plus. Candidates must have demonstrated leadership skills, creative problem-solving techniques and a proven track record of successfully counseling all client levels in a business setting. Prior in-house experience is strongly preferred.
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