• Rights Assistant Manager

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto,
    Posted Date 7 days ago(6/11/2018 9:28 AM)
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  • Overview

    Do you have expierience working in rights management?

    Do you enjoy being busy and dealig with a high volume or work?

    Are you able to think strategically, act proactively, grasp new technology and have an insatiable thirst to deliver strong results?

    If you’re passionate, driven, and find yourself seeking continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.


    Who are we?

    DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide.


    You will get to:

    • Providing day to day support to Director and Manager of Rights Management to include management of contract process, rights clearance, agreements review and approval (including acquisitions, financing and sales documentation)
    • Liaising with teams on deal tracking and related tasks to track the progress of agreements
    • Liaising with the business affairs team with respect to contract management and related tasks (including maintaining and updating records of key contractual, non-legal information and rights management information).
    • Assisting department in maintaining and updating sales, licensing and distribution templates and process documentation
    • Helping to develop internal processes and procedures to monitor the progress of acquisition and sales agreements
    • Provides support to the Rights Management department; including database management, process management and implementation, and systems administration
    • Attends meetings on request by team to take action notes and follow-up on action items
    • Various special projects and other work as required to support the Consumer Product team
    • Other duties as assigned.


    You will be a great fit on our team if you have....

    • 3 years' of related work experience in broadcast distribution and consumer product undertaking agreements
    • Post-secondary education in a related field
    • In-depth knowledge of complex rights agreements that involve a variety of markets and distribution platforms
    • Experience working with a rights management system (Jaguar an asset)
    • An interest in learning more about the consumer product and film industry
    • Ability to deal with high volume of work across many projects and time zones and ability to multi-task
    • Flexible, adaptable and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
    • Excellent communication skills (including to non-legal departments)
    • Excellent organization direction with good attention to detail
    • Proven ability to manage confidential and sensitive matters with discretion and tact
    • Excellent working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

    You’re sold, right?  Now, it’s your turn to sell us! 

    THANK YOU for all of those who express interest in being part of the DHX 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. 


    DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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