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Commercial & Business Affairs Executive

  • Greenbird Media
  • Part time hours (4 day week) will be considered. Mixture of working in the London office and working from home.
  • 02/09/2021
Full time Business Development Legal Content Distribution

Job Description

  • Reporting to:

     The Commercial Director and Head of Business Affairs

    Specific areas of responsibility

    • Dealing with the Greenbird stable of companies on a day-to-day basis regarding contracts and programme content.
    • Dealing with broadcasters and distributors regarding programme rights.
    • Manage and maintain the commercial database and development slate.
    • Draft, track and save talent, production, and distribution agreements.
    • Work with producers and the finance team to ensure all royalties and advances are collected at various payment stages.
    • Update an existing spreadsheet of video assets.
    • Manage the Company Vimeo account.
    • Organise existing treatments and assets in Dropbox folders.
    • Renew and negotiate collections agency and music publishing deals for the producers.
    • Update collections agencies and music publishing agencies quarterly with new commissions.

     Attributes for the role

    • A legal and/or acquisitions background would be useful.
    • Experience in the media sector, with a basic understanding of the types of documents needed by production companies in non-scripted programming.
    • An understanding of the international sales market for programmes, formats and ancillary rights, would be helpful.
    • A basic understanding of the OFCOM Codes and other legal and regulatory issues (libel/contempt/privacy)
    • Full-time hours, though a four-day week would also be considered.


    We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, valuing inclusivity, and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds.