• Director Corporate Securities

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    Corporate - Legal
    Functional Area
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams –  the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG’s NBA 2K League franchise.  In addition, the Company features the popular original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.  Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Role Summary

    The Director Corporate Securities, will be primarily responsible for assisting the SVP, Associate General Counsel and Secretary in compliance with securities and NYSE requirements as well as all aspects of the corporate secretary function (e.g., Board matters, subsidiary maintenance, transfer agent matters).

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    • Assist in the drafting of board and committee minutes, agendas, calendars, written consents and resolutions; help oversee Board mailings, including contacting directors regarding availability and preparation of Board packages; coordinate payment of Director retainer and meetings fees and reimbursement of travel costs.
    • Help prepare annual shareholder meeting materials, including the script, ballots, and logistics; coordinate with inspector of elections and transfer agent as required; coordinate distribution, receipt and initial review of director and officer questionnaires.
    • Assist in the preparation of draft proxy statement and sections of Form’s 10-Q and 10-K; prepare initial drafts (shell only) of Form 8-K’s for earnings releases and other required filings; coordinate directly with appropriate functions to obtain information for the proxy statement and other filings; coordinate the conversion of Form 8-K’s and other materials for EDGAR filings.
    • Prepare initial drafts of required NYSE filings, including written affirmations, interim affirmations, notice of changes in the officers and/or directors of MSG, outstanding shares, etc.; file materials with NYSE after review by SVP, Associate General Counsel & Secretary
    • Prepare initial drafts of routine Forms 3 and 4 for review by SVP, Associate General Counsel & Secretary.
    • Assist in organizing relevant back-up materials to support in-house legal opinions, certifications and transactions.
    • Prepare written consents, resignations, annual shareholder and director consents, minutes and resolutions for all MSG subsidiaries; maintain subsidiary minute books.
    • Maintain a subsidiary database which contains current information regarding MSG and all MSG subsidiaries, including officer and director information, the purpose of the entity, shareholder data, stock information, etc.
    • Form, dissolve, qualify and assist in withdraw of subsidiaries.
    • Assist with code of conduct/ethics and other policy management, updates and compliance.
    • Responsible for establishing and maintaining relevant corporate files.
    • Prepare officer certificates, incumbency certificates, etc. as required.
    • Assist with other matters as requested by the SVP, Associate General Counsel & Secretary.


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience desired.
    • At least 7-10 years aggregate in house experience focused on securities compliance and the corporate secretary function; working knowledge of stock exchange requirements; actual experience preparing board minutes, agendas, shareholders meeting materials, etc.
    • Currently functioning in a similar capacity at a sophisticated publicly traded company
    • Strong ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel
    •  Experience with an entertainment/media company a plus.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
    • Paralegal certification a plus


    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


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