KOKO TV is a fast-growing music production company, based at London’s iconic music venue, KOKO. Founded in 2010, we have quickly established ourselves as a major player in the youth music market.

Job Position: Legal Officer

Job Location: Lagos, Nigeria (On-site)

Job Description

  • As part of our expansion plan, the KOKO Group is looking for a bright and commercial newly qualified lawyer with a daring and uncompromising spirit that will support and sustain our operations.
  • Our digital media business operations are in the music, film, sport, television, and fashion industries, and this opportunity is for a talented individual to join the team and help with our business and clients in these sectors.

Job Responsibilities

  1. This role will have a broad scope that involves a wide and interesting range of legal work, including drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, regulatory and business related compliance, marketing and promotional review, international development and bespoke projects.
  2. The roles will have more of a company, commercial law, and litigation focus and involving both Nigeria and overseas litigation.
  3. Preparation and negotiation of commercial and media contracts
  4. Advising on compliance and regulatory issues relating to Nigeria and international media and entertainment laws and licensing
  5. Advising on a range of legal matters such as trademarks, licensing, image rights, compliance etc concerning the group and clients.
  6. Reviewing and advising on marketing promotions and advertisements
  7. Advising on day-to-day legal queries from clients, partners, agencies and business
  8. Advising and assisting in responding to customer complaints and external dispute resolution
  9. Assessing and advising on legal and commercial risks, and potential impacts and proposing creative solutions
  10. Ad hoc projects and business development opportunities as they arise

Job Requirements

  1. Recent qualified or Junior Lawyer with top training and experience
  2. You will need to be highly motivated and proactive, with excellent attention to detail and an ability to find sound commercial solutions to challenging legal and commercial issues.
  3. A strong commitment to media, entertainment, and sports rights, transparency, and accountability.
  4. Demonstrated ability to think legally, analytically, strategically, and effectively
  5. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  6. Capacity to appropriately plan and prioritize and to manage multiple demands efficiently
  7. Ability to defend and explain complex issues and positions to clients, partners, and staff and to advocate on these positions externally.
  8. Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within and outside the organization

Application Deadline
30th August 2022; 12:00 PM.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a short paragraph on why they think they are good fit for the role and CV as an attachment to: careers@kokointernet.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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