PARALEGAL / LEGAL & BUSINESS AFFAIRS, SCRIPTED TV

A highly successful independent TV production organization is currently seeking a Paralegal to join their Legal & Business Affairs team.

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Head of Legal & Business Affairs, the successful individual will support two legal teams in key scripted business areas. As a Business Affairs Executive you will support with the following:

  • Acting as the first point of contact for legal and business affairs advice to the production teams
  • Negotiating and drafting a range of development agreements and production contracts
  • Liaising with agents and broadcasters
  • Reviewing scripts and content to identify any clearance concerns
  • Updating and managing precedent agreements
  • Ensure all legal documentation is appropriately signed and saved and maintaining legal databases
  • Providing general administrative support to the legal department

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

To be successful in the role, you will ideally have legal, business affairs experience ideally in TV Production as well as:

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to forge effective relationships with internal and external colleagues and clients
  • Ability to work flexibly and manage multiple projects with different stakeholders
  • A good knowledge of TV production
  • Legal and contracts experience in Television
  • Previous experience working in a similar capacity within a fast-paced media setting
  • Candidates with scripted TV; drama or comedy

Job Reference: 2358

Salary: Negotiable

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