Director of Business Affairs


About MEM Inc:

MEM is a leading, Toronto-based independent production company with an established record of delivering high quality unscripted, lifestyle and reality content. As we continue to grow, we are looking to add a Director of Business Affairs to our team.


Position: Director of Business Affairs

Location: Toronto

Type: Full-time


Responsibilities: As the Director of Business Affairs, you will play a pivotal role in managing legal and business matters related to our television productions.


Key responsibilities include:

  1. Negotiating and drafting contracts for talent, writers, directors, producers, and other key personnel.
  2. Overseeing insurance policies, licensing and distribution agreements, including international sales and digital rights.
  3. Advising on intellectual property rights, clearances, and copyright issues.
  4. Collaborating closely with production teams to ensure compliance with industry standards and legal requirements.
  5. Identifying and mitigating potential legal risks associated with productions.
  6. Liaising with external legal counsel and other industry professionals as needed.
  7. Keeping abreast of industry trends, regulations, and best practices to ensure the company's continued success.


To be successful in this role, you will possess the following qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Law, Business Administration, or related field.
  2. 5 years of experience in business affairs or legal roles within the television industry.
  3. Strong negotiation skills and a proven track record of successful deal-making.
  4. In-depth knowledge of entertainment law, contract negotiations, and industry standards.
  5. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  6. Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  7. Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.

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Additional Details

Category: Finance
McGillivray Entertainment Inc.
1183 King Street West, Suite 200
Toronto, ON, CA
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Tags: Digital Video, Film, Video
Posted: Jan 16, 2024
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Senior
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