Rights Account Director

We are LADbible Group. We offer so much more than the latest viral and trending news and stories; we offer a community for over 60 million followers, a way of life for our audience and a movement which our audience and employees are proud to be part of. This is brought together through a shared love of relevant and relatable content.

 

Whether the purpose is to inform, entertain, educate, capture hearts and minds, inspire or interact, we strive to build meaningful and emotional connections with our followers, employees and content contributors.  Our success is not defined by “likes” but by provoking audience engagement, creating movement, setting trends and disrupting the market on a global scale. Everyone who works at LADbible is passionate about keeping that connection alive.

 

 

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented, ambitious and experienced Rights Account Director to join our growing CONTENTbible team. This is an excellent opportunity to help shape an exciting area of our fast growing division.

 

As Rights Manager you will be responsible for ascertaining and managing rights information, maximising online monetization for us and our clients, tracking and resolving IP ownership clashes and identify, manage and promptly resolve copyright infringements. You should be able to identify viable leads and work closely and effectively with our acquisition and licensing team members.

 

You will already be working in a similar rights role, ideally within a digital, broadcast or legal environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding (or experience dealing with) IP law and be confident drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts. We are looking for a confident individual, who is comfortable to speak over the phone, in person or by email with strong attention to detail, literacy, numeracy, analytical, I.T. skills and a highly confident negotiator. You must be a self-starter, with the ability to prioritise your own workload, use your initiative and remain calm and focused while under pressure. You will have excellent problem solving skills and have proven experience of building successful working relationships at all levels.

 

About you:

  • BA Hons required (candidates without a degree but with relevant experience will be considered). 
  • A strong grasp and knowledge of Media Law or IP Law and/or experience at a content licensing agency, talent management agency or digital publisher will be preferred. 
  • Ambitious, strong work ethic and comfortable working to targets.
  • Able to manage relationships to a professional standard. 
  • Good company & fun to sit next to!