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Corporate Counsel/Project Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network seeks a Corporate Counsel/Project Manager. This is an entry-level position, approximately 75% legal, 20% project management, 5% miscellaneous. The Corporate Counsel/Project Manager reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1. Legal
    • Ensure compliance with Federal Communications Commission regulations, Corporation for Public Broadcasting requirements, county zoning. Develop internal policies to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
    • Work closely with management to provide guidance on legal issues that impact the strategy or operations of the company.
    • Research, review, interpret, draft and negotiate a variety of contracts, including use licenses, leases, content acquisition agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.
    • Advise marketing and production departments on intellectual property use; register the company`s IP. Clear rights and obtain licenses for copyrighted materials.
    • Advise on acquisitions, joint ventures and other business growth initiatives.
    • Advise human resources department on employment law issues.
    • Initiate new legal projects and identify ways to improve the processes and operations. Identify, propose and implement solutions to address issues.
    • Stay on top of current and pending legislation and update management on material changes.
  2. Project Management
    • Define project objectives, create schedules and oversee quality control throughout the entire project.
    • Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing standards; resolving problems; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
  3. Other
    • Draft documents for meetings of Board of Directors
    • Explore and develop opportunities to add value to the company
    • Enhance the company`s organization and effectiveness
    • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:
QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will possess a J.D. degree and will have admission to practice law in Colorado. Prior FCC experience. Excellent communications abilities: especially verbal and written skills. Analytical thinking ability. Ability to work independently, without substantial direct supervision. Ability to handle multiple priorities and manage complex issues/projects. Strong interpersonal skills. Spanish language skills are a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put “Corporate Counsel/Project Manager” in the subject line.

  1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS's needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
  2. A resume detailing education, training, salary history and employment experience.
  3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
  4. Salary requirements.
  5. This position will be posted at www.rmps.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please.

    KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    DEADLINE: 2014-03-15