Entertainment One

  • Junior, Rights Administrator, (7 month contract)

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/14/2018 5:36 PM)
    # of Openings
  • About Entertainment One

    Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

    Entertainment One’s robust network includes MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.


    The Company's rights library, valued at US$1.7 billion Linkedin_1584x396.gif  small(as at 31 March 2017), is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 80,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.

    Position Summary

    This position is responsible for the input of relevant contract information into eOne’s rights management systems, administration of sales agreements, and to provide rights and availability reports to the TV & Online/Digital sales team.  This role will liaise with internal colleagues and external clients with respect to all aspects of rights management and Contract Administration.


    • Responsible for entering license Film and TV Acquisitions and Sales deals into our rights management database ensuring all licensed rights (media, territories, languages, etc), financial details, windowing and holdback provisions, and availability information is correct in the final document, and meticulously entered into the rights management database;
    • Provide Rights and Availability information and reports to the Sales Teams, as required/requested;
    • Liaise internally with relevant Sales Teams, Finance, Legal and Home Entertainment departments, as well as external clients;
    • Assist other Contract Administrators in cross-training functionalities;
    • Responsible for ensuring that the integrity of the data in RM system is maintained;
    • Maintain sales contract tracking log & status report, and ensure folders are created on DocuShare; 
    • Projects for the Contract Administration Department as required

    Key Competencies

    • College or University education preferred
    • Highly organized, able to pay strong attention to detail and operate with a service-oriented mentality;
    • Superior written and oral communication skills;
    • Ability to multi-task and work on several projects simultaneously, prioritize accordingly, and meet deadlines
    • Previous knowledge and experience with Jaguar, or other similar rights management software, as well as MS Excel, are strong assets;
    • Strong excel skills: V-Lookups and Pivots Tables
    • Previous experience in the film and television industry, ideally in a legal / business affairs role, as well as bilingualism, are strong assets.


    What you’ll be a part of:

    ·       Break time: free snacks, winter holiday office closures, reduced hours in summer

    ·       Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because

    ·       Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events

    ·       The office: modern facilities, in house screening rooms, more snacks, and swag

    ·       Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.

    ·       Grow: develop your career and shape your future


    We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Entertainment One is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, and supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.