New Zealand Film Commission
(Company Profile)

Business Affairs Executive

In-house legal role -  Exciting, creative, busy environment working in NZís vibrant screen production sector.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Affairs Executive at the New Zealand Film Commission. This is a permanent full-time legal role based in Wellington and reporting to the Head of Business Affairs. 

The role is a fantastic opportunity to develop your legal skills and knowledge within an exciting industry and dynamic work environment.

You will provide legal support within the team, drafting and negotiating production financing contracts; providing legal advice, contract review and drafting support to NZFC staff; assisting with the preparation and review of sales and distribution contracts; assisting with the NZFCís legislative compliance; and providing commercial advice to film makers.

To be successful in this role you will require excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and initiative.

The ideal applicant will also have:

  • An LLB and ideally have also completed Professional Legal Studies (Profs)
  • Two to four yearsí post qualification experience
  • A passion for, and ideally experience, working in the NZ and/or international screen industry
  • Initiative, sound judgement and the ability to work autonomously
  • The ability to cope effectively with a multi task work load
  • Articulate with the ability to think on your feet
  • Experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to form effective working relationships with other staff and film makers.
Donít miss this rare opportunity!

To apply, please e-mail your CV with a covering letter via grapevinejobs.

Applications close 9am, Thursday 26 April 2018.

New Zealand - Wellington


film / movies