Contract Administrator/ Legal Assistant - In-house Media

Job Title: Contract Administrator/ Legal Assistant - In-house Media
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: West End, London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Start Date: 06/05/2019
Reference: BBBH75516
Contact Name: Hannah Lawrence
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2019 14:51

Job Description

We are currently looking for an experienced legal assistant skilled in contracts administration. Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure is a must. If you have experience with contract systems and contract drafting and have a passion for the creative industry please get in touch today!

Key Responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Drafting all Consumer Products License Agreements via the L&M contracts administration system as well as other Agreements assigned by the Legal Department
  • Systems Implementation/Process updates
  • Detailed contract reporting, including for Licensing & Merchandising team/Accounts/Finance
  • Key person for routine queries from the Licensing & Merchandising team, Accounts, Finance
  • General Administration - sending out contracts, saving contracts etc.

Skills required:

  • Contract Systems Experience
  • A high level of Accuracy: to ensure License Deal Requests are accurate and complete
  • Drafting Experience: contract drafting + basic amends to all License Agreements and Amendments
  • Ability to work under pressure: Working closely with the EMEA Territory Managers and the Legal Department, prioritising and distributing workload.
  • Good excel and administration skills
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills: Liaising with the sales teams, licensees and agents throughout EMEA
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and accountability.


  • Licensing Business: An understanding of how the consumer product or other intellectual property licensing businesses work.
  • A knowledge of the License Maestro contract management system (not essential).
  • A working knowledge of either French, Italian or Spanish beneficial (not essential).

This is a fixed term 3 month contract starting asap therefore we cannot consider any candidates with more than 1 weeks notice.

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.