Entertainment One Ltd. - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

Entertainment One’s robust network includes international feature film distribution company Sierra/Affinity; Amblin Partners with DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; Makeready with Brad Weston; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang.

The Company's rights library, valued at US$2.0 billion (as at 31 March 2018), is exploited across all media formats and includes about 80,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks; innovative music platform Audio Network; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.

Position Summary
This position is responsible for the input of relevant contract information into eOne’s rights management systems, administration of Agreements, and to provide accurate rights and availability details to the Sales teams. This role will liaise internally and occasionally externally.

Responsible for entering license Film and TV Acquisitions and Sales deals into our rights management database ensuring all licensed rights (media, territories, languages, etc), financial details, windowing and holdback provisions, and availability information are correct in the final document, and meticulously entered into the rights management database;
Provide Rights and Availability information to the Sales Teams, as required/requested;
Ability to interpret and accurately summarize/cross-check legal language against summaries
Liaise internally with relevant Sales Teams, Finance, Legal and Home Entertainment departments, as well as external clients;
Assist other Contract Administrators in cross-training functionalities;
Responsible for ensuring that the integrity of the data in Rights Management system is maintained;
Maintain Acquired contract tracking logs & status report, and ensure folders created on digital filing system;
Projects for the Contract Administration Department as required
Key Competencies
College or University education preferred;
Highly organized, able to pay strong attention to detail and operate with a service-oriented mentality;
Superior written and oral communication skills;
Ability to multi-task and work on several projects simultaneously, prioritize accordingly, and meet deadlines;
Experience with Rightsline or other rights management software, as well as MS Excel, are strong assets;
Previous experience in the film and television industry, ideally in a legal / business affairs/rights management role, as well as bilingualism, are strong assets;
Familiarity with legal agreements and contractual language/general terms

What you’ll be a part of:
  • Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
  • Investing in your future: employee stock option purchase plan, and local defined contribution pension plans
  • Break time: free snacks, winter holiday office closures, reduced hours in summer
  • Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because
  • Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events
  • The office: modern facilities, in house screening rooms, more snacks, and swag
  • Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.
  • Grow: develop your career and shape your future
We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Entertainment One is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, and supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.