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Rights Management System Manager - 6 month FTC



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

About The Match Factory

We're hiring a Rights Management System Manager at The Match Factory, which is part of MUBI.

The Match Factory is a leading world sales and production company representing director-driven films by renowned filmmakers like Aki Kaurismäki, Alice Rohrwacher, Fatih Akin, Karim Ainouz, Christian Petzold, as well as young upcoming talents. Our films are regularly presented in festivals all over the world, including Berlin, Cannes, Venice, Toronto and have won the most prestigious of awards, such as the Oscar® Best International Feature, Golden Bear, Golden Palme and Golden Globe amongst others.

About the role

You will work with our Rights Management team on the implementation and onboarding of a new rights management system for The Match Factory, along with all follow-up maintenance and new feature updates. You will manage the input of existing and new content agreements into the rights management system. This will include workflow and process creation, data cleansing, QCs and liaising with stakeholders on an ongoing basis.

This is a fixed term contract for 6 months.

You will focus on:

  • Bridging the gap between the existing rights management system and the new one

  • Ensuring the correct implementation of crucial functionalities for The Match Factory’s internal workflow in the new RMS

  • Being the go-to person for any internal requests or queries regarding rights in and rights out, e.g. avails reports, expiration dates, rights conflicts, legal deliverables, marketing restrictions, talent approvals, and key financial terms

  • Tracking all contract terms and post-signature options or commitments while the two RMS are existing simultaneously

  • Developing and managing any other rights management workflows as required including setting up a handbook across departments

  • Working on ad hoc planning and operational projects as needed.

What you will bring:

  • Strong previous experience in a Rights Management role

  • Advanced ability working with rights management systems and data administration tools such as Google Workspace and Microsoft Office

  • Solid understanding of legal / contractual vocabulary

  • Efficiency, preciseness and high attention to detail

  • Project management experience

  • Motivated to work both independently and collaboratively, and feel comfortable working as part of a team

  • (Desired) Experience in the film/TV industry

  • (Desired) Business affairs or paralegal experience

Research shows that men apply to jobs if they meet ~60% of criteria, but women and those in marginalised communities tend to apply only if they check all the boxes.

If you feel you’ve got what it takes but don’t meet all the requirements we’ve listed above, we’d still love to see your application!

We want to make cinema accessible to everyone. We believe people from different backgrounds bring different ideas that foster innovation and engagement, allowing us to attract great people to develop the best experience for our users.

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