Legal Job Opening: Legal Manager at HT Media, Delhi

The HT Media Group, one of India’s most respected media conglomerates is looking to hire a Legal Manager for their Delhi Office.

Key Responsibilities :

Responsible for drafting and vetting of all agreements/contracts related to designated businesses to ensure they are in line with the requirements as stated by law.

Exercise good judgment to vet all agreements/contracts related to designated businesses, and correlate with relevant provisions of law to build adequate measures to safeguard the interests of the organization.

Drive the compliance management process for the formulation of various policies & guidelines, and timely review the legal implications in line with statutory obligations.

Provide thought leadership to the business basis latest legal developments, enactments and judicial pronouncements that might be relevant to the organization.

Prepare, review and modify contractual instruments to assist and support various business activities.

Responsible for taking adequate steps for protection of IPR such as filing of applications for trademark/copyright, issuance of legal notice against infringement of copyright & trademark and initiate legal proceedings against IPR infringes.

Education and Experience Pre-Requisites:

At least 7 – 10 years of experience in a similar role.

Must be an L.L.B. from a reputed university.

Knowledge on all media, IPR, recovery, procedural, employee/labor, company/factory related laws; litigation.

Necessary written or verbal communication skills for drafting, reviewing of all types of agreements

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About the Company:

HT Media found its beginning in 1924 when its flagship newspaper, Hindustan Times was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. HT Media (BSE, NSE) has today grown to become one of India’s largest media companies.

Produced by an editorial team known for its quality, innovation, and integrity, Hindustan Times (English newspaper) and Hindustan (Hindi newspaper through a subsidiary Hindustan Media Ventures Limited), Hindustan Times is the choice for nearly 3.7 million readers across India, who turn to it daily for news, information, analysis, and entertainment. Hindustan, the group’s Hindi daily, continues to be the second-largest daily in the country with a total readership of 36.6 million,(based 0n the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) for the first quarter (Q1) of 2011. Both dailies enjoy strong brand recognition among readers as well as advertisers.

In addition to Hindustan Times, HT Media also publishes a national business newspaper, Mint. Mint is a one-of-its-kind newspaper in the sense that the company has an exclusive agreement with the Wall Street Journal to publish Journal-branded news and information in India. Mint is today the second-largest business newspaper in India with a presence in the key markets of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Pune, Kolkata and now Ahmedabad too.

HT Media has also made its foray into electronic media. Diversifying its ambit of operations, the company in a consulting partnership with Virgin Radio has launched the FM radio channel – Fever 104. Currently available in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Kolkata, Fever 104 has established a strong presence as being one of the most vibrant channels on air. In a short span, the channel’s rise has been meteoric considering its position in Mumbai and Bengaluru at No. 1 and in Delhi as the No. 2 station on the popularity charts.

Internet businesses of HT Media incorporated under Firefly e-ventures, operate leading web portals and in the general and business news categories respectively. The company’s job portal which has received high appreciation from consumers and industry for its innovative design and usability crossed 7 million registrations. -a platform to discover and express oneself in movies. The company also has an education portal aimed at students passing out of school and college to help them make the right decision about their higher education.

While the overall economy continued to face constraints, our diversification strategy kept us in good stead. On a consolidated basis, our Total Revenue reached Rs 2,142 Crore in FY2013, driven Print Advertising Revenues at Rs 1,529 Crore, Circulation Revenues at Rs 223 Crore and Radio Revenues at Rs 78 Cr. Digital revenues also contributed to revenue growth and reached Rs 54 Cr in FY2013. EBITDA improved to Rs 376 Crore in FY2013 and EBITDA margin improved to 18% from 17% in FY2012 mainly due to strict cost control initiatives.

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