Legal and Business Affairs Manager, Co-Production Funding (Film and TV)
About the role
BBC Worldwide is looking for a qualified solicitor or barrister with at least three years PQE to support BBC Worldwide’s Theatric film and Giant Screen production and finance activities. As well as provide legal support for television co-productions primarily where the business is providing/accessing production funding and financing facilities. This is a fantastic 6 month opportunity to work across a variety of exciting projects within a fast paced team, such as the big budget film Walking with Dinosaurs. The ideal candidate will have media experience with excellent drafting skills. You’ll be a good organiser with the ability to juggle a variety of tasks some of which may be slightly administrative.
You’ll have experience of drafting and negotiating film & TV finance and production contracts including bond guaranty’s, inter creditor agreements, tax credit financing, talent agreements, production service agreement, contributor location, TV commissioning, film and TV distribution agreements. As well as an understanding and experience of sales, distribution, licensing, and publishing agreements in film. With at least three years’ experience PQE you’ll have an appetite for broadening your expertise in drafting and negotiating corporate and commercial transactions within a media organisation.
About the benefits
We care about our people, and take our responsibilities towards them very seriously. As well as fair terms and conditions, we offer really impressive benefits including 26 days annual leave, a defined contribution pension scheme, life assurance, and interest-free season ticket loans.
BBC Worldwide is the commercial arm of the BBC. Our mission is to create, acquire, develop & exploit media content and brands around the world in order to maximise the value of the BBC's assets for the benefit of the UK licence payer.
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