BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS MANAGER
MEDIA – CONTENT ACQUISITION & TV PRODUCTION
2+ YEARS’ PQE
Our client is a top media and entertainment brand. It produces and distributes a high quality range of entertainment programmes enjoyed by audiences around the world.
The legal team is hiring a Business and Legal Affairs Manager to join them. You will negotiate all commercial and legal aspects of programme commission, co-production, acquisition and talent deals and other content-related agreements for our client’s channels across numerous regions, with a focus on UK/ANZ.
The successful candidate will have experience gained in a broadcast/media environment in private practice or in-house with exposure to production agreements, including broad and in-depth knowledge of television production, acquisition transactions and other TV agreements.
You must have excellent negotiation, drafting and contract analysis skills and proven experience in resolution of complex rights issues; excellent interpersonal skills, including clear and effective communication at junior and senior level within and outside the company; good organisational skills and ability to work well under pressure.
Knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework within which the TV business operates is expected. You must also have a solid grounding in the television sector, free to air, cable, pay and satellite TV industry and general entertainment industry and ‘new media’ developments. Working knowledge of union and guild issues will also be helpful.
This is a collaborative and hardworking team. You must be passionate, dynamic and confident to get the most out of this role. The team is friendly, supportive, sophisticated and well established, which makes this a great place to work.
Job Reference: 2025
Salary per: Annum
Job Start Date:
PQE: Paralegal/ Contract Manager,NQ-2
Vacancy type: In House,Business Affairs Executive,Contracts Manager,Paralegal