Rights & Contracts Officer



Salary: £29,055 - £33,996

The BFI is seeking a fixed term Rights and Contracts Officer to work closely with the Head of Rights & Contracts and the other members of the Rights and Contracts Team in in connection with new BFI projects, including music rights and publishing and secondary rights, rights and database management, rights acquisitions and sales, as well as maintain good working relationships with stakeholders in other departments, and third-party rights-holders and licensees.

The post holder will be responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating contractual provisions, researching, analysing and collating information on rights holdings, as well as managing related contractual matters such as contract amendments, notices, and extensions. This role will also be responsible for maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of BFI rights information.

The successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of film and television industry norms and practices including knowledge of and a commitment to British film and television history, together with the willingness to assist in the development of new initiatives. With excellent contract management, communication, computer (Word and Excel) and organisational skills, it is essential that applicants have knowledge of copyright principles, film and television rights and contracts (including music and guild/union matters). Also preferable are experience in film and television archive and catalogue practices, negotiating rights acquisitions and sales agreements, online rights exploitation and management, as well as in using a rights and contracts or rights and royalties management system.

Based at 21 Stephen Street, 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.

For full details and to apply, visit: https://bfijobsandopportunities.bfi.org.uk

The closing date for this position is 13/01/2019 at 23:59

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