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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

Open Positions

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

Open Positions

Position Policy Officer
Department Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Immediate Supervisor Chief Executive Officer
Load Part Time – 1 day / week
Application Deadline Friday 12 July 2019

Role Summary

We are seeking to appoint an articulate and persuasive individual who will report directly to the CEO as a member of the Licensing & Regulatory Affairs department.

The Policy Offer is responsible for policy development, and producing analysis and advice to support Screenrights and our membership in copyright law initiatives.

You are an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills who has 3-5 years experience in a legal policy, government relations or copyright advisory role. Ideally you will have film/television industry experience, and a demonstrated ability to prepare coherent, rigorous and persuasive submissions on complex policy areas.

In return, Screenrights can offer you a flexible and friendly workplace with passionate colleagues, a seat at the table with a collaborative executive team headed by a newly appointed CEO, 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

  • Policy Research:

    • Undertake research and analysis, reviewing alternatives in relation to copyright policy reforms, to contribute to the policy process in Australia and New Zealand and to inform decision making
    • Monitor international policy debates to identify potential opportunities and risks for Screenrights and its members
    • Understand the legal framework of Screenrights licences, and their operation within copyright law and consider options for reform
  • Submissions:

    • Review government inquiries into copyright and related areas to identify policy implications for Screenrights and its members
    • Preparation of discussion papers, briefs and submissions, to contribute to the development and delivery of policy initiatives
    • Assist the CEO in participation in inquiries including public hearings
  • Stakeholder Management:

    • Develop and maintain strong internal and external relationships to exchange information with members, government and other stakeholders
    • In conjunction with the CEO, communicate Screenrights’ policy position to stakeholders, and understand their views
Application Process
Download the Job Profile.

Please consider the selection criteria in the Job Profile in making your application to:
careers@amplifyhr.com.au. Amplify HR is recruiting for this role as the strategic HR partner of Screenrights. If you require any support or resources in your application, please contact us on (02) 9801 0130 or careers@amplifyhr.com.au.

Applications close Friday 12 July 2019

Position Associate Counsel
Department Legal
Immediate Supervisor General Counsel
Load Full Time
Application Deadline Friday 12 July 2019

Role Summary

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Counsel who will report directly to the General Counsel as a member of the Legal department and will assist with the provision of legal services to various business teams across the company.

You are a lawyer with 3-4 years PAE with copyright law experience, ideally gained in a top tier firm or a boutique IP/TMT law practice. You will have strong written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Ideally, you will have film/television industry experience.

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.

Please note this is an initial Fixed Term contract of two years.

Key Accountabilities

  • General Legal:

    • Assists in the provision of timely written or oral advice to internal clients.
    • Assists in the reviewing, drafting and negotiating of commercial contracts, including sponsorship agreements, non-disclosure agreements and consultancy agreements.
    • Reviews competition terms and conditions and associated promotional materials.
    • Conducts legal research on new or complex aspects of the law which affect the operations of the company and prepares memorandums of advice as needed.
    • Undertakes research and analysis in relation to copyright policy and assists in the preparation of related discussion papers, briefs and submissions.
    • Prepares and delivers training to staff on legal and regulatory matters that affect the company, including the Code of Conduct, workplace behaviour, copyright and privacy.
    • Assists with the conduct of any legal proceedings as required including research and document management.
  • Disbursement Service:

    • Manages the contracting process between film producers and investors who are parties to a Screenrights Disbursement Administration Service Agreement (DASA) to disburse proceeds of a film to the relevant payees.
    • Works with the General Counsel and Head of Service Design to identify opportunities to develop the disbursement service offering.
  • Member Services:

    • Works with the Member Relations Team on membership matters.
    • Serves as a member of Screenrights Resolution Team, contributing to the development and implementation of Screenrights’ competing claim policies, including the Express Resolution Process and Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures.
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 12 July 2019

Position E-learning/Curriculum Content Producer
Department EnhanceTV
Immediate Supervisor Executive Producer
Load Full Time

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.)