Head of Business Affairs - Maternity Cover
Start Date: August 2019
Contract: Approximately 9 Months Fixed Term Maternity Cover Contract
(Some flexibility maybe required, as this a Maternity Cover Contract)
Hours: Flexible hours – to be discussed minimum 3 days per week.
Salary: depending on experience
Calling all experienced Media Lawyers! Aardman’s multi-award-winning Bristol based studio needs you to work in-house on a maternity cover contract.
You will be leading our Business Affairs team to provide legal advice and support across Aardman’s group of companies, but more specifically in the areas of licensing agreements, IP protection, marketing and talent and production agreements.
Experience of IP and media law is essential. Applicants should have experience of licensing and acquiring intellectual property rights. You’ll also be commercially astute with a grasp of the opportunities to fully utilise our products across all media. Candidates will need experience of working in an in-house team and have strong people and line management skills.
Applicants should have excellent communication, presentation, problem-solving and negotiation skills. You should be a highly motivated, proactive self-starter, with a positive and flexible approach to work. A full role profile can be downloaded from our website.
For this maternity cover contract, we’re happy to discuss flexible working hours, worked across Mondays to Fridays. Please confirm your proposed working pattern within your application.
About Aardman: Aardman is an independent and multi-award-winning studio producing feature films, series, advertising, interactive entertainment and attractions for both the domestic and international market. Our productions are novel, entertaining, brilliantly characterised and full of charm reflecting the unique talent, energy and personal commitment of our team. Our work is often imitated and yet we continue to lead the field producing a rare brand of visually stunning content for cinema, broadcasters, digital platforms and live experiences around the world.
In November 2018, Aardman became an Employee Owned organisation, ensuring that the studio remains independent and securing the creative legacy and culture of the company for the future.
If you have the skills and experience, please apply via our website: https://www.aardman.com/jobs/head-of-business-affairs-maternity-cover/
We will be reviewing application for interview as they’re submitted. This advert closes at 5pm, Friday 3rd May 2019.
Aardman is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of their background.