Rights & Contracts Officer

British Film Institute


Salary: £29,055 - £34,338

We are seeking two Rights and Contracts officers who will provide administrative and contractual support for the BFI’s commercial, cultural and distribution activities.   

Key Responsibilities

  • Negotiate contractual terms and execute agreements with rights holders and other third parties for film and TV acquisition
  • Record rights information and the terms of contracts on the rights & royalties database
  • Research, analyse and report on legal requirements and other rules and regulations

This is a fantastic opportunity to support the BFI’s work in promoting film and the moving image across the U.K and beyond, by securing the best possible terms for a diverse range of endeavours, projects and programmes.

About you

  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of contract management and drafting, copyright law, film and television rights and contracts
  • Strong research and organisation skills with good attention to detail
  • Thorough understanding of film industry norms and practices

The role is predominantly based at BFI Stephen Street, however, in response to the current Covid-19 pandemic all team members are currently working remotely from home until the foreseeable future.

You will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, excellent support for working parents, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

Further details about the post can be obtained by visiting the BFI website.

The closing date for this position is 03/09/2020 at 23:59

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