Senior Business Affairs Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

201-500 employees

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business & Strategy
  • Work well under pressure and move with the storms of pitches and tight deadlines
  • Thrive in fast paced environment
  • Experience in building solid relationships with account, creative, legal, production, & finance
  • Able to meet deadlines with accuracy with minimum supervision
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to solve problems with keen instincts
  • Experience working on Non-Union productions
  • Deep knowledge of the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract
  • 8 + years of relevant creative agency/production/business affairs/Talent & Music experience
  • Review creative materials and advise Agency teams on talent, music, insurance, copyright and intellectual property issues and advise on next steps
  • Work in tandem with agency legal counsel
  • Estimates for talent fees, residuals, and all other talent/music related costs for production
  • Advise on union matters - SAG-AFTRA, AFM. / Track usage for large scale talent guarantees
  • Work with Legal on trademark searches for branding, taglines, signage, design
  • Work with Dewitt Stern to evaluate production insurance concerns
  • Create and issue appropriate award documents including production contracts, insurance, licenses, talent agreements, and vendor Scope of Work “SOW”
  • Review scripts, decks, rough cuts, and final creative for risk or clearance concerns
  • Ensure vendors are paid on time (working with Account Mgt. & Finance)
  • Closing of projects with Finance, ensuring all pertinent info is in Job Jackets & Completion Reports
  • Oversee matters for other Business Managers on the team when appropriate
  • Work with client partners on various projects/issues
Desired Qualifications
  • 4-Year College Degree preferred
  • A quick thinker, and multi-tasker
  • Able to summarize and speak in layman terms
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills