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Chippendale NSW 2008
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Phone: +61 2 8038 1300

New Zealand

NZ Freephone: 0800 44 2348
NZ Freefax: 0800 44 7006

Working with us

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Thank you for your interest in working with Screenrights.

Screenrights is committed to pursuing diversity within the screen sector and following an inclusive directive in all aspects of our business. Every person has the right to a fair and unbiased recruitment process irrespective of gender, geographic location, race, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, intersex identity or nationality.

Screenrights employees aspire to the following success behaviours:

  • Leadership
  • Innovation & Renovation
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Solution Focused
  • Reliability & Accountability

We are also guided by our three core values, which underpin the way we work:

Act with Integrity: “We are accountable, trustworthy and fair”
Strive For Excellence: “We believe in change for the better and always seek opportunities to improve”   
Achieve Through Collaboration: “We reach our best results when we work together”

Open Positions

There are currently no open positions, but please check back here for any future job opportunities we may have.

Open Positions

Position Acting General Counsel and Head of Policy
Department Legal and Policy
Immediate Supervisor Chief Executive
Load Part Time – 7 day fortnight
Term 12 Months (Maternity Leave Cover)

We are seeking to appoint an Acting General Counsel and Head of Policy who will report directly to the Chief Executive as the head of the Legal and Policy Department and will assist with the provision of legal services to various business teams across the company. This position is a 12 months maternity leave cover on a part-time basis (7 day fortnight).

You are a lawyer with 10+ years PAE, ideally with a mix of inhouse experience in the film and television industry and top tier firm experience in copyright law. You will have strong written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Experience in litigation and/or new business development would be highly regarded.

In return, Screenrights can offer you a flexible and friendly workplace with passionate colleagues and the opportunity to help us support the diversity and growth of the screen industry in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provision of high level legal, strategic, commercial and executive advice to management, the Board, stakeholders and staff

  • Contract negotiation and drafting – licensing, distribution, rights and all corporate agreements including Disbursement Administration Service Agreements

  • Management of all litigation

  • Management of external lawyers and counsel

  • Leading Screenrights policy development, the implementation of the stakeholder management plan and the preparation of submissions to government on a range of legal and copyright policy issues in Australia and New Zealand

  • Management of all legal compliance obligations affecting the organisation including compliance with the Code of Conduct for declared collecting societies, the Attorney General’s Guidelines, Screenrights Constitution and all applicable legislation

  • Along with the Head of Member Services, oversee the development and implementation of Screenrights’ competing claim policies, including the Express Resolution Process and Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures

  • Working closely with the management team to develop new business opportunities and the protection and enhance of current business

  • Supervision of Associate Counsel

Application Process
Download the Job Profile.

Please consider the selection criteria in the Job Profile in making your application to:
people@screenrights.org. If you require any support or resources in your application, please contact us on +61 (2) 8038 1300 or people@screenrights.org.

Position Distribution Officer
Department Member Services
Immediate Supervisor Royalty Distribution Manager
Load Part Time – 3 days per week
Salary $50,000 – $55,000 (pro rata, plus super)
Application Deadline Friday 20 March 2020

Role Summary

At Screenrights, everything we do supports learning and creativity.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a natural problem solver who is tech-savvy, organised, and customer oriented to join our Member Services team. As Distribution Officer, you will be part of a small, dedicated team who help find and pay copyright royalties to creators of screen stories, which enable them to create more programs.

You are happy to spend a whole day in databases and Excel files, or researching potential rightsholders in film & TV programs, and you’re energised by solving problems, finding solutions and building relationships. You love to get things done with initiative and flexibility, work with others collaboratively, and have strong Excel and relational database experience.

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct research of film and television programs to identify potential copyright owners, and create leads to royalties for members/prospective members as appropriate.

  • Review new and updated member registration data to identify points of inaccuracy or inconsistency in accordance with Screenrights’ policy and take action to resolve relevant issues.

  • Research reported instances of licensed film and television content copying and/or communication, and link these uses with member registrations in a timely and efficient way to enable accurate royalty payments and meet enterprise targets.

  • Review member registrations to identify and process multiple claims to the same program and merge where a conclusive match is identified.

  • Diagnose and correct data errors and inconsistencies within registration information.

  • Efficient management of databases and database information.

  • Meet targets and workplans to support broader Member Services team goals and organisational objectives.

  • Perform other duties as reasonably requested.

Application Process
Download the Job Profile.

Please consider the selection criteria in the Job Profile in making your application to:
people@screenrights.org

Applications close Friday 20 March 2020

Position Registration Data Administrator
Department Member Services
Immediate Supervisor Royalty Distribution Manager
Load Full Time – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Role Summary

Do you believe in the educational potential of video? EnhanceTV is looking for a former teacher with deep curriculum knowledge and strong ICT skills to join our team as a curriculum content producer.

EnhanceTV is a not-for-profit video-on-demand platform for schools, sharing the most educational and engaging movies, documentaries and TV shows Australian television has to offer. Our team curates a library of more than 50,000 videos, aligning them to ACARA’s school curriculum, and creating resources to help teachers and students to discover, engage with and learn with broadcast video.

Key Accountabilities

  • Curate quizzes, collections, clips and other resources to support learning outcomes

  • Record programs from TV broadcasts under our Screenrights licence

  • Identify TV programs, documentaries and films with links to the curriculum

  • Contribute ideas to help develop our platform and enrich our catalogue

  • Advocate for the needs of educators and learners in a digital environment

Application Process
Download the Job Profile.

If this role suits your skills and interest in teaching with video, please email Paul Stock at paul@screenrights.org with a copy of your résumé and a cover letter responding to the selection criteria. We’d love to meet you if you use video in your teaching and you want to share that expertise.

(No recruiters, please.)