Solicitor

Closing Date: 05 March 2021
Location: Glasgow, Pacific Quay

Are you 2-5 years post qualified, trained in IP/Technology and Data Protection law and looking to make the move to an in-house media counsel role?
 
ABOUT STV
 
STV is the home of news and entertainment in Scotland, holding a unique and privileged position as Scotland’s commercial Public Service Broadcaster, trusted and relied upon by our viewers and commercial partners alike. 
 
And as our viewers change the way they enjoy content, we are responding through our rapidly growing digital business, home of the STV Player, the fastest growing commercial broadcaster streaming service in the UK.  The STV Player is now available on all major platforms UK-wide, offering more than 3000 hours of Player-only content alongside a compelling network schedule, creating a unique content offering.
 
As Scotland’s pre-eminent marketing platform, our relationships with our advertisers and commercial partners drive the commercial success of our business. We also have a strong sense of social purpose at the heart of our business, and through the STV Children’s Appeal (an OSCR registered SCIO) we have raised over £25m to support children across Scotland.
 
As we embark upon the next phase of our strategic growth plan, we are making changes to our legal team to ensure this is positioned to support our ambitious plans and the changing needs of the business.
 
The legal team delivers legal services across all areas of the business; generating and negotiating the contracts and legal documentation which underpin our commercial and regulated activities, whilst providing operational support and commercial legal advice.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Head of Legal, STV Group, this is a varied role which calls for:
  • Extensive experience and ability to draft and negotiate commercial contracts, of all sizes and complexity.
  • Experience of regulation, regulated businesses, and working with regulators.
  • Specific knowledge and expertise in IP, technology contracts and data protection law.
  • Ability to assist in any other aspects of the work of the Company as reasonably required.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • 2-5 years PQE.
  • Genuine interest in media, its delivery and the law and regulation around it.
  • Enthusiasm to support, and contribute to, a fast moving business through changing times.
  • Readiness, and resilience, to think, learn, adapt and influence.
  • Excellent organisation, prioritisation and forward planning skills.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy in all aspects of work output.
  • Strong communication skills coupled with ability to collaborate and build relationships whether internally or externally.
JOIN US
 
If you feel you have the relevant skills along with the enthusiasm for our industry and award winning brand, we would love to hear from you.  To apply please send a covering letter explaining why you think this job is for you, and full CV to hr@stv.tv - when submitting your CV, please state where you saw the position advertised.
 
Closing date:     7 March 2021

STV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and equality of opportunity for all.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.
 

Email hr@stv.tv