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Business Affairs Executive

Posted April 13th 2022

At Casarotto Ramsay & Associates, we represent and manage many of the world’s best-known writers, directors, literary properties, and below-the-line talent in film, theatre, television and new media. We also strive to welcome new, exciting and powerful voices to our client roster, and we are strongly and vocally supportive of diversity and inclusion of marginalised groups within our industries.

Founded in 1989, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates has not only an illustrious history, but also maintains a firm focus on the future. We are based in London but operate internationally. We are fiercely independent allowing us to represent widely celebrated talent, as well as to nurture rising stars, with individualised guidance and a personal touch.
This position is focused on providing business affairs support for agents, including reviewing and negotiating contracts at various stages of negotiation. Reporting to 1 line manager and working alongside 2 other Business affairs executives supporting the Film/TV department.

Main duties:
– To review drafts of contracts as they come into the department.
– To establish for agents the points outstanding in specific negotiations.
– To advise on and negotiate contracts at various stages including TV & film agreements (primarily book and script options/format deals/writing agreements/directing agreements), with a view to developing own caseload of contracts.
– To prepare deal correspondence summaries where necessary to assist in the review of contracts and the formulation of similar deals.
– To draft and prepare contract summaries for internal use.
– To assist with departmental projects and/or initiatives. To provide general business affairs office support such as helping to devise and maintain the department’s precedents and a database of trade information relevant to business affairs.
– To perform other related duties as assigned.
Essential Knowledge and Experience
– Excellent digital literacy and IT skills
– The ability to understand and analyse agreements and other legal documents.
– Excellent attention to detail with strong communication and negotiation skills (written and verbal)
– Good working knowledge of the terms of writing, directing and option agreements in television and film.
– Experience of drafting contracts and concluding deals successfully.

Essential Skills
– Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office and computer skills
– Be well organized, efficient and can prioritize and work well under pressure with a calm approach
– Ability to maintain confidentiality
– Genuine interest and enthusiasm for the film and television sector
– Ability to use initiative and to prioritise tasks effectively
– Ability to exercise independent judgment and determine when consultation with others is required
– Be happy and willing to take on any matter however trivial or important in order that the team together can achieve its goals

To Apply: Please visit to download Application Information Pack along with Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form (optional). Please do not apply without accessing this information first.
Casarotto Ramsay strives to support a creative industry that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our community, especially in supporting equal opportunities for our clients and colleagues regardless of gender, race, socio-economic background, age, disability, sexual orientation and national origin. As such we are making a concerted effort to foster an inclusive workplace culture and welcome applications from anyone with the skills and drive to support new, exciting work.

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