Coordinator, Business Affairs
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. - Culver City, CA

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General Summary

The Coordinator, Business Affairs
is responsible for the global home entertainment digital and physical contract

administration as follows:
(1) enter and
maintain accurate data in company database for worldwide physical and digital
contract terms and distribution of products, (2) review home entertainment
physical and digital product orders for product availability, legal rights
clearance and contract compliance, (3) verify legal clearance for international
title registration, prepare corresponding documentation and coordinate document
legalization, and (4) provide general office administrative support, including contract
distribution, filing, phone coverage and ad hoc report preparation and special
project research.

Core Responsibilities

[20%]

1.

Contract Administration.

Manage
department critical path by tracking and recording status of legal documents
(including, but not limited to, agreements, amendments, term sheets, campaigns
and physical disc and digital media promotion bundles) and various other
projects.

Maintain list of legal
requirements required for document execution in each international territory
with respect to notarization and consularization, title registration and tax
compliance.

Coordinate international and
domestic document execution and distribution.

[15%]

2.

Product Delivery Authorization.

Authorize delivery of masters and other
physical materials to worldwide customers.

Prior to authorization ensure contract compliance (including payment of
all amounts due), applicable legal rights are in place for title, product
release date approval, and availability of required physical element.

Oversee the return/transfer/destruction of
materials and inventory upon title or contract expiration.

[20%]

3.

Database/System Maintaince.

Enter and maintain accurate data records in
various contract tracking systems related to contract terms.

Upload fully executed documents into contract
tracking system and set up system generated alert for all contract event
deadlines and expirations.

Validate
contract system data against written documents.

Coordinate the set up and termination of all
client system accounts.

[25%]

3.

Rights Clearance, Research and
Administration.

Research title availability rights and legal
clearance (including music licenses and programming clearance).

Track product release dates for
subdistribution agreements and provide this information to Sony Rights
Management.

Respond to SPE Legal, MPA
and territory requests regarding confirmation of rights.

Provide periodic title expiration reports to
worldwide customers.

Determine physical asset
availability and legal clearance.

[20%]

5.

Office Support

.

Maintain international licensing physical
disc legal files, assist with filing of worldwide physical disc and digital
agreements.

Provide miscellaneous office
administrative support such as managing phones, scheduling meetings, and
general office correspondence. Design and run standard and ad hoc reports.

Qualifications

Job Requirements

Education:
This position normally requires a BA

Knowledge & Abilities:
Knowledge of

:

Global
home entertainment business across physical and digital media platforms. Licensing
and/or distribution business and contract.

Skill In:
Requires (I) strong written
and verbal communication skills, (ii) ability to read, interpret and comprehend
contracts, (iii) accurate attention to detail; (iv) outstanding interpersonal
skills, (iv) office management experience.

Ability To

:

Excellent database skills including
report creation.

Review documents for accuracy and
implement necessary changes

Administer and understand contractual
provisions

Authorize asset delivery and ensure
contract compliance

Research title availability and rights
and track release dates

Provide excellent customer service and
effectively handle customer requirements and requests.

Prioritize, handle multiple projects and
responsibilities simultaneously and autonomously.

Takes ownership of responsibilities.

Work under pressure and meet multiple
deadlines.

Team oriented attitude.

Exceptional organizational and
management reporting skills.

Outstanding interpersonal skills.

Home entertainment product fulfillment
experience preferred

Notary certification a plus

Job

Legal / Business Affairs

Primary Location

North America-United States of America-Culver City Area, California

Organization

SPHE - Digital and Business Affairs (3012)

Schedule

Full-time

Job Posting

Oct 30, 2013, 9:25:17 AM

Unposting Date

Ongoing

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