Legal Services Consultant (London, UK)

The Company

Creating, producing, and distributing distinctive factual and scripted programming, the Cineflix Media group includes Cineflix Productions, Cineflix Rights, Cineflix Studios, Buccaneer Media, Connect3 Media, Husk Media, Shiny Screens Entertainment, and a hub of producers from the US, UK, and Canada with whom we share strategic partnerships through joint ventures, first-look deals, and co-productions. With a catalogue of more than 5,500 hours of select programming across a wide range of genres, Cineflix is behind some of TV’s most popular and long-running shows.

The Role

Cineflix Rights is currently looking for a Legal Services Consultant on a part-time bases (2 to 3 days per week) for approximately 5-months, between June 2024 and November 2024.  Based in our London, UK office and reporting to the VP, Business and Legal Affairs (BA), Cineflix Rights, the Legal Services Consultant will assist the BA team to provide business and legal support to Cineflix Rights (CR).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the negotiation and conclusion of CR’s distribution agreements, production presales and other high value contracts to meet production, marketing and release schedules.
  • Responsible for the negotiation and conclusion of CR’s license agreements in a timely manner across multi territories or single territory licenses.
  • Liaising with relevant departments to obtain all necessary information for inclusion in the license agreements.
  • Advise BA and Sales team on Rights licenses with specific focus on Windows and Rights segmentation in such a way that maximises the value of CR’s content.
  • Provide Senior Management, Sales and Acquisitions Teams with advice on rights, legal and commercial issues arising from licenses and our platforms, broadcaster and producer partners.
  • Support the team on issues arising from contracts for which they are responsible including:
    • Requests to vary standard terms and conditions.
    • Rights conflicts with other broadcasters
    • Early release of materials
  • Building and maintaining internal and external relationships and partnerships to ensure timely execution of contracts to deadlines, delivery of materials and collection of licence fees.
  • Consult with outside counsel when required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the VP as required.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to the Director, Human Resources, Mackenzie Graham, No phone calls please.

We thank all applicants, but only those selected will be contacted.

Please be aware that recruitment-related scams from illegitimate companies have increased. If you are being considered for this position, you will only be contacted by someone from our recruitment team with an official email address.

Cineflix Media is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment. Cineflix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.