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Yeshiva University Director for Entertainment and IP Law Placement in New York, New York

Position Summary:

The Director for Entertainment and IP Law Placement focuses on increasing opportunities for Cardozo students and graduates with organizations in the Fashion, Art, Media and Entertainment fields, as well those firms and corporations with intellectual property specializations. The Director will mobilize the community of Cardozo Law School and Cardozo's FAME Center to continue and amplify Cardozo's success in these exciting fields.

The Director for Entertainment and IP Law Placement will advocate for current students to increase entry level jobs year-on-year. In addition, the Director will be dedicated to cultivating the Cardozo graduates who are already successful in FAME industries and in intellectual property.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Track every lateral move, promotion, entry level hire into large firms across the country;
  • Meet and cultivate relationships with every Cardozo graduate in FAME fields;
  • Create network of recent graduates who will mentor and advocate for current student hires;
  • Promote the success of Cardozo graduates in intellectual property and FAME fields;
  • Coordinate the on-campus presence for lawyers at Cardozo events and other opportunities where students and alumni might connect;
  • Publicize and educate employers on the strength of Cardozo's curriculum, practical experience, and reputation;
  • Monitor summer opportunities, externships, and other internships in these fields;
  • Cultivate the community of students interested in FAME and intellectual property fields.

Experience & Educational Background:

  • JD preferred; experience in the entertainment field required.
  • 3 years of experience as a lawyer or recruiting professional preferred.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Clear, accurate and animated communication style;
  • Passion for connecting law students and lawyers with opportunity and professional connection;
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills; and
  • Community building and networking skills.

Salary Range:

$85,000 - $95,000

Application Instructions:

Resume and cover letter required.

About Us:

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our Center for Rights and Justice. Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law, civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.

A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Minimum Salary: 31200.00 Maximum Salary: 31200.00 Salary Unit: Yearly