Rights Coordinator - TV

Job Title: Rights Coordinator - TV
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH81353
Contact Name: Lauren Ions
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 14, 2020 23:31

Job Description

Rights Coordinator - TV


£25,000 - £30,000 DOE

Handle Recruitment has partnered with an incredible leading worldwide TV Distribution company who prides themselves on working with the best programme makers in the world across all genres, with a focus on drama, comedy, factual, entertainment and formats.

They are looking to recruit a new Rights Coordinator to join the busy Rights team who support almost every department, but particularly core business functions such as Finance and Business Affairs, and the Sales Team. This teams purpose is to enable the sales, marketing and strategy teams to maximise commercial opportunities in an ever more complex global rights environment. The role is based in their buzzy, fun, modern HQ in London.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Acting as a first point of contact for internal rights queries
  • Producing regular reports and supporting information to enable active management of the rights catalogue
  • Supporting sales by providing deal entry support on complex deals; advising on best practice
  • Supporting Sales by assisting in interpretation of avails reports results, advising where extra clearances, approval or other actions will be necessary
  • Reviewing rights data (both new and historic) entered in the rights system to ensure rights-in position is accurately defined/set-up to enable 'Sales and Avails' in a timely fashion and minimise risk
  • Producing regular reports and supporting information to enable active management of the rights catalogue
  • Helping to identify underexploited rights exploitation in certain territories
  • Collaborating with Acquisitions and Content Operations to ensure Content is correctly aligned across our Rights Management and Media Asset Management Systems

The ideal candidate:

  • Must have prior experience working with rights or contract management systems
  • Be highly engaging, driven, proactive and organised
  • Knowledge of TV distribution
  • Data processing experience, preferably in a media and/or content environment
  • In-depth working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with programme and contributor intellectual property rights

The successful Rights Coordinator will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 9:30am-6pm
  • Pension scheme
  • Monthly group socials
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted gym membership

If your experience matches the requirements above and you are interested in finding out more about this fantastic Rights Coordinator opportunity, please apply now!

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 unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.