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Broadcasting Rights Executive job description

Job Summary

 This particular role relates to the exploitation of sporting rights.


To provide advice and assistance to programme makers regarding the potential use and/or exploitation of company Sport owned/held content across all platforms.

Main responsibilities-Broadcasting Rights Executive job description



3. To ensure the clearance of rights and the prompt payment of invoices after taking accurate briefs by production.


4. To advise production as to any alternatives that may be available should rights be unavailable.

Broadcasting Rights Executive job description


5. To ensure the necessary rights are acquired for secondary programme exploitation by the company or others, clearing and negotiating as required where available.


6. To deal with any subsequent queries arising from individual contracts or agreements.


7. To liaise with the BBC Sports Library and other similar internal and external bodies re the efficient and cost effective procurement of content for productions.  



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-Broadcasting Rights Executive job description

13. To actively build new and maintain current relationships between company and rightsholders, federations, agents and productions.


14 To liaise with production at all levels from runners and researchers to controllers.


Broadcasting Rights Executive job description









15. To achieve and maintain own agreed productivity levels and quality standards


16 To undertake some administrative duties to include the drafting of correspondence and the provision of statistics.


17. To undertake special projects as directed by the Line Manager and to support any work being carried out by the Sports Rights team.


1. A working knowledge of the broadcasting industry as it relates to Sport across all platforms.


2. Broad experience of the Sports rights clearing processes which can involve both verbal and written negotiations.



3. Adaptability in a variety of situations and under changing circumstances. Ability to demonstrate own flexibility. Ability to foster new ways of working. Demonstrable resilience to maintain performance in a climate of change.


4. Ability to use initiative in order to anticipate problems and needs and offer ideas, suggestions and alternatives.


5. Confident decision making.


6. First class interpersonal skills so as to build, establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of key contacts and staff.


7. Excellent planning and organising skills with the ability to prioritise own and others workload.


8. A keen eye for detail with the ability to maintain standards of accuracy under pressure of tight deadlines.


9. Excellent communication skills both verbal and in writing. Able to present arguments clearly and understand others points of view.













10. First class IT skills with the ability to exploit computer software/systems to the full.


11. Numeracy and some understanding of budgets.


12. Business/commercial awareness of rights in the multi-media market.


13. A good working knowledge of the Independent sector.


14. Enthusiasm, drive and commitment to achieve goals.


Free job description.Broadcasting Rights Executive

1. To liaise with Production at the earliest possible stages and establish the extent, and advise on the availability and likely costs (if any), of the rights required. This may include attending and contributing at planning meetings.


2. To liaise on behalf of Production with any third party rightsholders, agents and/or broadcasters with a view to acquiring the required rights as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.


To provide advice and assistance to programme makers regarding the potential use and acquisition of Sport content held/owned outside of the company.


To provide advice and assistance to the audio and video clearance teams with regard to the exploitation of  Sport material by the company worldwide.


To provide advice and assistance as required to the provision of Sport content for special projects.


Work closely with the archive department to store,  document and deliver company Sport content. Maintain a database linking to the catalogue advising on rights available for both events and talent.  



The Postholder will be required to maintain this database, and carry out  retrospective input as required to ensure the continuing effectiveness of this system for both internal and external users.



8. Exercise professional judgement in the management of company dealings with independent producers so as to minimise the risks associated with the commissioning of programmes.


Business Affairs Manager Job Description

9. To ensure that the company investment is protected, undertake necessary checks, investigations and review of progress reports at the appropriate stage of the process.


10. To discuss, with Commissioning Editors, the business implications of their development & commissioning proposals for independent and co-productions and ensure negotiations are aligned.


11. To identify policy issues and liaise with line managers, Policy and Planning, corporate legal etc


12. Ensure accurate cash forecasting and proactive cash management on independent commissions.[cont right]