Rights Management Clerk

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/13/2021 2:29 PM)
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Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.


To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!


The Role


WildBrain is looking for a Rights Management Clerk to join our team! Reporting to the Rights Manager, you will bring your contract administration/rights management/data entry experience along with your keen and analytical mindset and strong written communication to succeed in this position.  


What You’ll Do:

  • Ensuring accurate and detailed analysis of license contract data and time sensitive entry and revision of contract data into a Rights Management database
  • Performing analysis of contract data, output and distribution of various data summaries to support Sales and Distribution
  • Having regular consultation with the Rights Manager and Legal Department on contract clause interpretation
  • Tracking and notifying appropriate departments of upcoming contract obligations
  • Leading effective, regular communications with production partners and other departments
  • Assisting in resolution of any contract conflicts identified
  • Performing data maintenance and responding to ad hoc requests for information from management and others
  • Maintaining general filing system for all finalized contracts


What You’ll Bring:  

  • 1-year work experience preferred in contract administration/rights management in the Entertainment industry
  • Previous experience as a paralegal and working with high volume data entry an asset 
  • Skilled at analyzing legal contracts and converting them into logical, field-based data
  • Knowledge of rights management software would be highly valuable
  • High attention to detail, reading through deal memos and reports
  • Excellent analytical skills and oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently under pressure in a changing and fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills required including solid working knowledge of spreadsheet programs (i.e. Excel)


What We Bring:


Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with generous RRSP matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!


WildBrain provides an atmosphere free from barriers in order to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders and external partners. WildBrain fosters an environment that respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs, thereby ensuring equity and diversity in employment. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


We appreciate all applicants who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings, you will be contacted.


About WildBrain:


At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. At our 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art animation studio in Vancouver, BC, we produce such fan-favourite series as The Snoopy Show, Snoopy in Space, Chip & Potato, Carmen Sandiego, Go, Dog. Go! and more. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters, and our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, garnering billions of views per month from over 150 million subscribers. We also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well as for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada. WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Please visit us at wildbrain.com


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