Full Time Job

Clearance Manager


Universal City, CA 09-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Do you love pop culture and entertainment news? Do you have a passion for organization, management, and research? E! News is looking for a Clearance Manager who will schedule, track, and deliver creative content assets around a variety of topics including entertainment news, human interest, and celebrity features. Working closely with our Editorial teams and the shows partners, this role will be responsible for the oversight of the clearance budget and other administrative support for a large entertainment news show.

This position requires the ability to work collaboratively with a small team to ensure all editorial needs, clearance risks and costs are communicated efficiently and executed flawlessly. Ability to work with producers and their support teams while addressing production objectives are a necessity. This position will manage the day-to-day oversight of the clearance department manage clearance team members, including music, budget, and numerous subscriptions and clearance resources.

• Oversee clearance department, reporting directly to Clearance Directors and Business Affairs.
• Working with producers and their teams to acquire and license creative assets.
• Provide oversight of costs, agreements, and usage of third-party intellectual property.
• Work collaboratively with Production, music and editorial teams.
• Identify risks and have a clear understanding of Fair Use practices in conjunction with legal.
• Work with industry contacts/ subscription agencies to negotiate fees and help secure appropriate rights.
• Utilize research techniques to gather photo, video clip and graphic elements.
• Identify any clearance, copyright and standards restrictions for requested elements.
• Contact story subjects/guests to secure rights and clearances for videos, images, etc.

• 4+ years of experience with TV clearance in talk, news, journalism, or other relevant entertainment.
• Extraordinary organizational skills.
• Strong management skills.
• College degree required,
• Extensive knowledge of TV, film, music, sports, pop culture and current events personalities and ability to identify individuals.
• Familiarity with content and functionality of various social media platforms.
• Expertise with Outlook Office, FileMaker Pro, digial asset management, ACDSee, ENPS delivery systems, and iNews.
• Must be willing to work in-person in Universal City, CA.
• Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics:
• A passion for television in general and entertainment news in particular. 
• Experience with daytime talk shows/entertainment news shows.
• Self-motivated with ability to prioritize and multitask a wide range of responsibilities.
• An understanding of current trends in the entertainment industry and social media.
• Ability work independently or within a team.
• Thriving under pressure with tight deadlines within a prescribed budget.

Additional Information

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9e41z-44-201-68-86-42 in your application.