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Business Affairs Executive

£50,000 yearly
  • Casarotto Ramsay & Associates LTD
  • London, UK
  • 27/04/2022
Full time Executive Legal

Job Description

This position is focused on providing business affairs support for agents, including reviewing and negotiating contracts at various stages of negotiation. Reporting to 1 line manager and working alongside 2 other Business affairs executives supporting both the Film/TV department and Theatre Department.

Main duties:

  • To review drafts of contracts as they come into the department.
  • To establish for agents the points outstanding in specific negotiations.
  • To advise on and negotiate contracts at various stages including TV & film agreements (primarily book and script options/format deals/writing agreements/directing agreements), with a view to developing own caseload of contracts.
  • To prepare deal correspondence summaries where necessary to assist in the review of contracts and the formulation of similar deals.
  • To draft and prepare contract summaries for internal use.
  • To assist with departmental projects and/or initiatives. To provide general business affairs office support such as helping to devise and maintain the department’s precedents and a database of trade information relevant to business affairs.
  • To perform other related duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Excellent digital literacy and IT skills
  • The ability to understand and analyse agreements and other legal documents.
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong communication and negotiation skills (written and verbal)
  • Good working knowledge of the terms of writing, directing and option agreements in television and film.
  • Experience of drafting contracts and concluding deals successfully.

Essential Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office and computer skills
  • Be well organized, efficient and can prioritize and work well under pressure with a calm approach
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Genuine interest and enthusiasm for the film and television sector
  • Ability to use initiative and to prioritise tasks effectively
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and determine when consultation with others is required
  • Be happy and willing to take on any matter however trivial or important in order that the team together can achieve its goals

To Apply:  Please visit www.casarotto.co.uk/jobs to download Application Information Pack along with Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form (optional).  Please do not apply without accessing this information first.

Casarotto Ramsay strives to support a creative industry that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our community, especially in supporting equal opportunities for our clients and colleagues regardless of gender, race, socio-economic background, age, disability, sexual orientation and national origin. As such we are making a concerted effort to foster an inclusive workplace culture and welcome applications from anyone with the skills and drive to support new, exciting work.