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Phone: +61 2 8038 1300

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

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 Registration Data Administrator, 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 Excel files and databases, and are 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 experience including working with large data files.

Specifically, your main responsibilities will be to: 

  • Receive program registrations that come to us in a range of formats including Excel, CSV, XML and via our online rights management portal, MyScreenrights. Review and prepare them for import into our bespoke Filemaker database.
  • Diagnose and resolve any issues that arise during the preparation and import stages that have a direct impact on the Member Services team’s ability to meet and exceed royalty distribution targets.
  • Liaise with our members to resolve any issues that arise with new registration data, directly and/or in conjunction with our member relations team
  • Trouble-shoot film and television program registration data issues with the Royalty Distribution team and act as a conduit with the IT Group as needed.
  • Provide insights into program registration data quality and integrity challenges and come up with creative solutions to addressing these challenges.
  • Develop, document and socialise policies, processes and procedures for data management of film and television registration in conjunction with the Data Manager and Member Services team.
  • Implement updates to member registrations, such as bulk changes and company transfers.

In return for your dedication and enthusiasm, we offer:

  • A relaxed and friendly office environment full of passion for the screen industry
  • Training and personal development opportunities as well as ongoing team support to ensure you hit your full potential

Role Summary

The Registration Data Administrator is responsible for importing film and TV program registrations and supporting the import of more complex registrations by Screenrights’ Data Manager, into our bespoke FileMaker Pro database including via:

  • MyScreenrights – our online rights management platform. With 24/7 access, Members use the platform to register programs in their own time, an option that works best for Members with a small number of programs to register.
  • Tailored Excel templates for electronic registration – a good option for Members with lots of programs to register. 
  • CSV, XML and Custom Import – an option for societies or agents with complex systems that enables an import of data into our system using an export from theirs.

This position has the primary responsibility for meeting the data management needs of the Member Services team in a timely manner and requires superior attention to detail, technical skill and the ability to adeptly process large data sets.

As a valued contributor to the Member Services Team the Registration Data Administrator works cross-functionally and collaboratively to improve the quality of film and television registration data to support the goals of Member Services and the enterprise.

Key Accountabilities

  • Receive, review and prepare for import program registration files in a range of formats.

  • Import program registration files into Checkpoint, our “workbench” to prepare data for import into our bespoke Filemaker database.

  • Diagnose and correct any errors that arise during preparation and import.

  • Export the registered titles into the central Screenrights database, review, and finalise the process.

  • Manage registrations submitted through our MyScreenrights online rights management portal.

  • Liaise with Screenrights Members to resolve any issues that arise with new registration data, directly and/or via Screenrights’ Member Relations team.

  • Perform bulk updates of film and television program registrations on behalf of the Member Services team, including facilitating transfer of ownership for large sets of registrations from one Member to another.

  • Troubleshoot film and television program registration data issues with the Royalty Distribution team and act as a conduit with the IT Group as needed.

  • Provide insights into program registration data quality and integrity challenges and come up with creative solutions to addressing these challenges.

  • Proactively resolve issues that have a direct impact on the Member Services team’s ability to meet and exceed royalty distribution targets.

  • Develop, document and socialise policies, processes and procedures for data management of film and television registration in conjunction with the Data Manager and Member Services team.

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 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 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.)