Manager (Mandarin-Speaking), Business & Legal Affairs - Chinese Language Content

Singapore, Singapore
Streaming – Content Legal /
Full-time /
Netflix seeks a seasoned and intellectually-curious business and legal affairs executive to join our team based in Singapore. This role will handle business and legal affairs for our Chinese-language content initiative that licenses and commissions Chinese-language films and series for Netflix’s global streaming service. The successful candidate will serve as a key collaborator to Netflix’s Chinese-language content team, and will be responsible for providing clear, actionable, and strategic business and legal affairs advice to drive business objectives. Additionally, they will be responsible for structuring, negotiating, drafting, and closing content deals; providing production legal support for Chinese-language films and series; and building and managing internal and external relationships with key content and production partners. 
The ideal candidate is excited and inspired by Netflix culture and welcomes the opportunity to be part of an entrepreneurial, global organization. They are comfortable working proactively and making decisions that have both business and legal impact. This is a demanding, fast-paced role that requires curiosity and significant initiative. 

This position will be based in Singapore with periodic international travel, including to Netflix’s office in Taiwan.


The successful candidate must have fluency in English and Mandarin, with the ability to communicate confidently and effectively in both languages. Demonstrated business-level written proficiency in Chinese is required. 

This person must have experience advising on business and legal issues in the entertainment, media, and/or intellectual property industries. Experience in the Chinese-language film or television industry (in licensing, production, financing, and/or distribution) is highly preferred.  

The successful candidate will also possess the following:

    • Ability to take initiative and work independently
    • Ability to work on a high volume of assignments under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment and to prioritize accordingly
    • Curiosity and willingness to tackle matters outside their area of expertise
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills (candor, honesty, tact)
    • Ability to work closely with and manage outside counsel
    • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally
    • Ability to think practically and be solution-oriented
    • Adaptable negotiation style

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Serving as business partner and key collaborator to Chinese-language content executives. 
    • Providing clear, actionable, and strategic business and legal affairs advice.
    • Deal structuring and contract drafting and negotiation in Chinese, with a focus on content licensing and acquisition and on original content development and production
    • Conducting industry and territory-specific research
    • Working cross-functionally to maintain alignment between departments
We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military service status, or disability status.