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Director and Senior Legal Counsel (Corporate & Securities)

Corus Entertainment

This is a Contract position in Vaughan, ON posted August 6, 2022.

Director and Senior Legal Counsel (Corporate & Securities) Friday, July 29, 2022 Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?

Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?

Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.

If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

Work Status: Full-Time Location: Toronto, ON.

Option for combination of onsite and remote/work from home.

About the Role: As a key member of Corus Entertainment’s Legal, Regulatory and Governance department you will provide public company securities law advice, support deal teams on corporate financeand M&A transactions and help lead the corporate governance function.

You will also draft and negotiate agreements, some of which are complex corporate transactions, provide knowledgeable corporate secretarial support to Corus’ subsidiaries, mentor corporate law clerks and provide practical legal and business counsel to a variety of internal clients.

You will be joining a talented and collegial team that works closely with business partners on dynamic projects and complex questions.

The role will be based in Toronto, ON (option for combination of onsite and remote/work from home) and will report to the Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Head of Corporate Governance.

You’ll be working on things like:
• Public company obligations including continuous disclosure
• Corporate governance matters, delivering training on best practices
• Financing transactions
• M&A (drafting, negotiating, due diligence and regulatory advice)
• Overseeing the corporate secretarial function for Corus’ subsidiaries
• Providing advice and guidance to law clerks and paralegals
• Complex corporate transactions
• Supporting the development and interpretation of policies and delivering training
• Supervising and directing external counsel on certain transactions If you have the following…we want to hear from you
• Ideally five-seven years of corporate and securities law experience gained working in private practice or a combination of private practice and in-house at a mid to large size company.

• Meaningful experience advising on Canadian securities regulation (public company) and theCBCA and/or OBCA
• LLB or JD from an accredited institution, and licensed in good standing to practice lawin Canada
• Demonstrated record of balancing risk and pace in negotiations
• Proven track record of managing different levels of stakeholders, including senior executives, while fostering cross-functional collaboration Key Skills and Behaviors:
• Exceptional communication and legal skills and ability to be persuasive and influence withinternal and external stakeholders
• Comfortably and capably advises senior internal and external leaders
• Works collaboratively and with common goals in mind
• Works effectively with ambiguity and in evolving landscape and is capable of developing concrete targets and work product
• Demonstrates exceptional judgment and ability to weigh and illustrate risk, potentialimpacts and outcomes
• Exemplifies Corus’ values; fosters an inclusive working environment
• Excellent project management, prioritization and planning skills Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people’s lives.

Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you’ll feel it.

You’ll see it in action.

You’ll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people.

You’ll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions.

You’ll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities.

These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day
– Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care.

Our values describe what makes us, and our workplace pretty unique
– and amazing.

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive.

A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential.

We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’.

No phone calls please.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.