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Royalties Assistant

Directors UK is both a collecting society, which administers authorial rights payments on behalf of British film and television directors, and a campaigning body seeking to protect and enhance the creative, economic and contractual rights of directors in the UK. Directors UK is also a members’ organisation offering a number of services including an interactive website and a growing programme of events and activities.

Directors UK is a small but busy organisation. There are currently thirty members of staff.

The duties of the Royalties Assistant will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  1. Monitoring transmissions of British works on British channels from off-air recordings
  2. Preparing claims to foreign collecting societies
  3. Allocating payments received from UK broadcasters and foreign collecting societies and arranging distribution to Directors UK members
  4. Registering members’ work on the Directors UK database and international databases
  5. Undertaking research as and when required on individual directors and works
  6. General office duties

We are looking for someone with these qualities:

  • An eye for detail
  • Competent with Excel
  • Well-organised and flexible in your approach to your work
  • Able to work to deadlines and cope with periodic increases in workload
  • A team player
  • Good customer service skills

Terms of employment:

Salary: £19,400 PA
Hours: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Holidays: 25 days per year (plus all public and bank holidays)

Application procedure: Please send a covering letter with a full CV by email to recruitment@directors.uk.com.

Closing date for applications: Saturday 5 May 2018.

The appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a three-month probationary period.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.