Business Affairs Manager
9 month FTC
BBC Children's are looking for an experienced legal professional to join their team in Salford for a fixed term contract of 9 months. As the Business Affairs Manager you will support the Head of CRBA Children's and provide legal, rights and business affairs support to the Children's content and production business, primarily with regard to independent commissioning and acquisitions work.
In particular, you will have a focus on:
Independent commissioning and programme production agreements (PPA);
Negotiating with independent producers on behalf of the BBC; and
You will provide expert advice to BBC Children's with regard to: production arrangements involving independent producers commissioned by the BBC; content acquisitions; and a broad range of rights, production, talent and broadcast matters.
The ideal candidate will be interested in, or already have experience working in, a production or broadcast environment and you'll bring a passion for content to the role.
The candidate will have strong commercial negotiation and contracting skills and ideally have experience and knowledge of the independent production market and of negotiating and contracting production, development, acquisition and digital content supply agreements and managing supplier relationships.
Sophisticated drafting skills are essential and you will have demonstrable experience of drafting and negotiating a variety of legal agreements. In addition, you'll have strong analytical skills and be a good communicator, with experience of building relationships across a range of people and within a team. Whilst legal qualifications are highly desirable they are not essential.
To discuss this role further please get in touch for more information as they are looking for an immediate start.
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