Legal and Business Affairs Executive, Talkback and ThamesLegal and Business Affairs Executive, Talkback and Thames
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London, GB
8d ago

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Reporting to : HEAD OF LEGAL & BUSINESS AFFAIRS, Talkback & Thames

Location : Stephen Street (attendance at other sites in London and High Wycombe as necessary)

The Role : This position will be working within the legal and business affairs team, across the Talkback (Comedy Entertainment) and Thames (Entertainment) labels, working closely with the Head of Legal and the Senior Legal and Business Affairs Executive for Talkback and Thames but where necessary across other labels and programme genres, and alongside the other legal and business affairs executives to deal with all legal and commercial aspects of FremantleMedia UK’s production business.

Main Responsibilities

1. Drafting and negotiating all forms of development, production and underlying rights agreements, such as presenter, contributor, location, footage and other underlying rights / format acquisition contracts.

2. Assisting in the negotiation of commissioning agreements with broadcasters and other content distributors.

3. Liaising with the Rights Department to provide information to the Company’s Licensing and Distribution divisions.

4. Providing legal advice on programme content and compliance.

Skills & Experience

The ideal applicant will be a lawyer with relevant experience in entertainment and media law.

Core Skills

  • Highly organised and able to plan workload, multi-task, prioritise and work to deadlines in a competitive, fast moving environment.
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Sound drafting skills.
  • Demonstrable expertise and sound practical experience in intellectual property and contract law.
  • Commercial acumen and effective negotiation skills.
  • Working knowledge of the UK television sector, broadcaster terms of trade and current issues affecting the industry.
  • Ability to build relationships with colleagues in other disciplines including creative, financial and commercial departments, as well an ability to build effective working relationships with external contacts.
  • The ability to keep abreast of professional, legal and working practice changes.
  • Creative :

  • Experience of working in a creative / media environment with a passion to contribute to such a business.
  • Strong interest in and understanding of the production and development process.
  • Able to balance the commercial needs of the business with the creative requirements while keeping within the framework of legal and regulatory constraints and in accordance with standard industry practice.
  • Collaborative :

  • Ability to interpret and explain complex legal and contractual issues to non-lawyers.
  • Encourages working across functions and across different levels in the organisation; genuinely values others’ input and seeks ideas and opinions from colleagues to shape decisions.
  • Always willing to "go the extra mile" to assist others and resolve issues.
  • Confident :

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate using many different styles at all levels of the business.
  • Ability to deal with difficult and sensitive issues in a confident manner to achieve constructive results.
  • The ability to remain confident and assured in difficult circumstances, and to possess the resilience and stamina to sustain performance, particularly when under pressure.
  • Positive, self motivated and proactive approach with the ability to build rapport and trust with managers and staff.
  • Ability to work autonomously, use initiative and take responsibility for projects.
  • Everyone who works with the company is expected to be flexible regarding their duties. A job description is not an exhaustive list of what an employee is expected to do as roles may change and evolve over time.

    Company Information :

    FremantleMedia UK is the UK production arm of FremantleMedia Group, the global production and content business of the RTL Group, Europe’s largest television and radio company.

    The company is structured into a portfolio of labels managed by leaders in their respective creative genres. The structure has been designed to give the company’s market leading talent greater creative freedom and autonomy in order to deliver the best programmes for customers.

    Across the company, the labels provide award winning programming for all major terrestrial, digital channels and digital outlets.

    With an unparalleled range of programming including : The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, Take Me Out, Celebrity Juice, Your Face Or Mine, The Apprentice, Grand Designs, Great British Railway Journeys, and QI, the company has aired hundreds of hours of programming on terrestrial TV in the past year alone.

    To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter to by 21st September 2018.

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