LEGAL & BUSINESS AFFAIRS EXECUTIVE – TV PRODUCTION (DRAMA & COMEDY)

Kinsella Legal
Published
August 29, 2023
Location
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
Permanent
Skills
TV Production, Intellectual Property, Media, TV Distribution, TV Production
Experience
3-6
Sector
In-house

Description

LEGAL & BUSINESS AFFAIRS EXECUTIVE
TV PRODUCTION (DRAMA/COMEDY)
LONDON
 
An independent and highly successful TV production company are currently looking for a Legal & Business Affairs Executive to join the team.
 
THE ROLE
This role reports to the Head of Legal & Business Affairs and would have the support of a Paralegal.
Key  responsibilities include:

  • Providing business affairs and legal services across the development slate, which would involve negotiation of terms, making offers to agents, negotiating and drafting long-form contracts (covering script, book and development finance deals)
  • Negotiating and advising on talent (actors and writers) clearances and deals
  • Assisting with broadcast deals and tax credit arrangements in terms of managing the financing arrangements
  • Providing support to productions during production (and post), including location/talent deals and services contracts
  • Helping with the negotiation of production finance deals, and co-financing/co-production arrangements (including internationally)
  • Reviewing and overseeing the work of the department Paralegal where necessary.

 KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • An excellent understanding of TV guild agreements and broadcaster terms
  • Recent experience negotiating agreements
  • Resolving disputes and excellent negotiation skills
  • Previous experience in Media Law (particularly TV industry), whether IH or Private Practice.
  • Intellectual Property law knowledge, especially copyright and trademarks
  • Tax credits/film or television financing experience
  • Hard working, committed, flexible and energetic

Apply now to find out more about this exciting new opportunity!

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