WildBrain

Legal Coordinator (1-Year Mat Leave)

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/13/2021 2:29 PM)
Job ID
2021-4370

Overview

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 Legal Coordinator (1-Year Mat Leave) to join our Legal team working on Distribution and TV! Reporting to the Director, Legal & Business Affairs, you will bring your strong detail orientation and organization skills to succeed in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:  

  • Draft amendments, clip license agreements and dub access agreements from templates.
  • Prepare US and Canadian copyright applications, ISAN filings and DMCA takedown notices  
  • Provide general administrative support, including paper and electronic filing, tracking deadlines, updating databases, coordinating meetings, and arranging for timely execution of agreements
  • Track and obtain documents required for Distribution (notarization, authentication, authorization letters, insurance certificates, etc.), as well as broadcast contractual deliverables from studios and production companies (insurance certificates, chain of title, budget, etc.)
  • Review and process A&D (payment directions) and program invoices;
  • Track CMF deadlines related to Family’s funding envelope
  • Track Cancon certificates
  • Assist with contest administration, including reviewing rules and regulations, and other related agreements;
  • Inform internal departments when agreements are executed
  • Strong computer literacy within Microsoft Suite required

Qualifications

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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