8-10+ YEARS’ PQE


Our client is one of the world’s largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of outstanding entertainment brands. From prime time and serial drama to entertainment, its programmes entertain and inspire audiences around the world.

This role sits within the distribution arm of the business focusing on global programming with around 150 countries worldwide. The programming comes from both its in-house production businesses around the globe and from third party producers in the UK and internationally. This role will manage Legal & Business Affairs Executives and have ownership of matters associated with the acquisition and exploitation of rights in independent production and home grown productions.

You will support the Head of Legal and Business Affairs to provide business affairs deal making and contractual negotiation in relation to the full spectrum of business activities (by geography and area of business operation) including in particular:

  • managing the workflow for the acquisition of content exploitation rights with a focus on scripted content
  • leading on key acquisitions, co-production and co-financing, television sales, digital distribution, DVD distribution, etc. on an international basis

This is a highly visible, varied and fast-paced role and will require considerable knowledge and experience of international media environments.

You will be a skilled communicator, leader and people manager with proven knowledge of the media industry. Importantly, you will also be keen to play an active part in the development and smooth running of the business and the Legal & Business Affairs team. You must be an intelligent and analytical individual who can identify areas for improvement and areas of opportunity for the organisation with the ability to apply this to the immediate team and more widely across the business.

Applicants should have prior experience of working in the TV industry.

Interested candidates should send their CV

Job Reference: 2068

Salary: Negotiable

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