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Are you looking to pursue a career in entertainment business or law? We are seeking an intern to join our Legal and Business Affairs team at Avalon Los Angeles.
Avalon is a multi-award-winning talent management, television production and live promotion group with offices in London, Los Angeles and New York. Avalon, Artist Rights Group (ARG) and The Agency represent a prolific roster of artists including comedians, actors, presenters, writers, and directors. Avalon’s numerous ground-breaking returning television shows currently in production include Not Going Out (BBC), Taskmaster (Channel 4), Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO); The Russell Howard Hour (Sky); Starstruck (HBO Max/BBC); Flatbush Misdemeanors (Showtime); Breeders (FX/Sky); Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly (Channel 5); and multiple comedy specials for Amazon, HBO Max and Netflix.
Other landmark Avalon shows include BAFTA winning and multi-Emmy nominated Catastrophe (Amazon/Channel 4), Fantasy Football League (BBC/ITV), TV Burp (ITV), and Workaholics (Comedy Central). Avalon owns a catalogue of over 3000 hours of content and distributes its programming to over 150 countries worldwide. Avalon has produced many globally successful podcasts and is at the top of the UK iTunes chart with the multi-award-winning Shagged. Married. Annoyed by Chris and Rosie Ramsey.
As a leading promoter of live comedy, Avalon produced Newman and Baddiel: Live at Wembley, the UK’s first arena comedy show; Jerry Springer: The Opera, the first West End show to win all four UK ‘Best New Musical’ awards; and has continued to produce and promote live shows globally, as well as promoting more winners and nominees of the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award than any other company
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN / KEY DUTIES
- Learn key legal and business terminology
- Assist with changes to and drafting talent and rights agreements
- Maintain and update various Business Affairs trackers
- Summarize closed deals on a spreadsheet
- Maintain and organize files
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- The candidate is curious/excited to learn and has an interest in the entertainment industry
- Proactive and a self-starter
- Knowledge in contract and entertainment law
- Junior or Senior in college or law student
- Professional communication skills (written and verbal)
- Experience with, and ideally a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
In recruiting for our team, we believe that inspiring work emerges from a community of people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to embracing a culture of inclusiveness and diversity that is as unique as the community that surrounds us.