On behalf of one of our clients, a not-for-profit organization, we are seeking a Head of Legal & Licensing , who will report to the Managing Director. Responsibilities
Manage the Legal and Licensing department.
Follow-up on the national and international legislations related to the organisation’s activities.
Manage statutes, rules of distribution and other regulations related to the organization and entities created abroad.
Ensure compliance with local and international laws and regulations.
Analyse and develop new markets and services.
Manage licensing requests.
Monitor the royalties collected under licensing agreements in various countries.
Participate in the negotiation of licensing contracts, under the responsibility of the CEO.
Draft and manage licensing contracts, cooperation contracts, etc.
Manage conflicts between right holders and manage of conflict resolution processes.
Manage any dispute involving the organisation, together with a network of external lawyers if needed.
Provide legal support to daily operations and to other departments.
Participate in statutory meetings.
Prepare the General Assembly and Board meetings.
Commercial legal background
5-6 years’ experience in the field of contracts and licensing, and audiovisual media law
Excellent management skills
Fluent in English and French, Dutch or German a plus
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills