Copyright Protection & Rights Administrator (Maternity Cover)

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Work type: Fixed term contract, Full time
Location: Sydney

Seven Television is the leading free to air capital city television network in Australia and is part of Seven West Media. In addition to Seven Television, Seven West Media comprises Pacific Magazines, Yahoo!7 and The West Australian and associated WA regional newspapers and radio stations.

Seven is recruiting for a Copyright Protection & Rights Administration Officer. This will be a 12 month maximum term maternity cover contract. Reporting to Productions Legal Manager the role is primarily responsible for rights administration along with the protection of Seven Network’s content and brands from online piracy and the infringements of its intellectual property rights.

Your main responsibilities will include:

·         Registration and liaison with copyright collection societies;

·         Administration of program sales / distribution contracts, including data entry into rights management system;

·         Manage internal rights and clearance enquiries;

·         Identify sources of online infringements;

·         Provide advice on rights protection policies to restrict the unauthorised use of content;

·         Carry out investigations to identify online users and how they access and distribute content illegally;

·         Provide regular reports on online infringements to key internal stakeholders.


·         Experience with media/entertainment contracts including acquisition and distribution agreements;

·         Demonstrated experience in rights management of TV/Media content;

·         Demonstrated experience with digital content protection mechanisms such as YouTube Content ID;

·         Demonstrated experience responding to online copyright infringements;

·         An in depth understanding of online platforms that make available pirated content;

·         Self-motivated and ability to problem solve.


Law Degree or other legal qualification.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to join a hardworking, winning team in a supportive environment.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below.

Applications close 12 May 2018

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