Full Time Job

Researcher, Rights Management

Warner Media

Burbank, CA 11-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Job

Researches, analyzes, tracks and resolves issues with product rights, availability, attributes, and deal conflicts for all Intellectual Property available for Worldwide Television Distribution ensuring data integrity.

The Daily
• Responsible for reviewing and analyzing reports from multiple sources supporting Release Window Generation, Deal Conflict Resolution, and IP Changes that impact IP Availability and Deal Processing.
• Analyze critical and confidential Television distribution agreements in a timely manner and clarify ambiguities that may exist.
• Utilize online, studio and current trade resources to identify and clarify green-lit projects and future ventures with potential Television distribution rights.
• Maintain and manage Availability for Intellectual Property in accordance with existing and future client deals. Review and curate IP for first-run tracking and availability.
• Research and resolve Rights and Availability queries from the Sales Offices that directly impact sales, notifying internal and/or external parities as needed (i.e., Business Affairs & Legal, Sales Offices, Contract Administration). Resolve standard daily operational issues on Rights, Restrictions and Release Windows.
• Research, verify and maintain Attributes in the database for future availability and tracking purposes using reporting and generation tools.
• Support special projects requiring large-scale data analysis and revision of Rights, Restrictions, Release Windows and Attribute information.

The Essentials
• Entertainment industry and television distribution experience preferred
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot, research, and resolve issues
• Accuracy with data entry
• Strong Microsoft Excel skills
• Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task and work with tight deadlines
• Must possess the ability to maintain confidentiality

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpxyw0-54-211-101-93-42 in your application.