Manager, InHouse Production, Business and Rights (English Services)
CBC Radio Canada
11d ago


What it’s like working at CBC / Radio-Canada At CBC / Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms.

Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Your role : As a manager of Business & Rights for InHouse Production you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, execution and management of co-

production and licensing deals with external partners for all genres of InHouse production. You will be responsible for identifying, developing and executing deal structures for CBC programming, including the creation of related strategies that enable CBC to increase reach, maximize revenue, and establish and maintain primacy and relevance in the broadcasting industry.

Other responsibilities of this role include :

  • Provides leadership and direction to internal partners across the corporation on complex rights, financial, policy, business and regulatory matters.
  • Provides constructive direction, feedback and evaluation to ensure that all production elements and relationships with third parties meet CBC strategic objectives, business and programming standards.
  • Participates in the development of objectives and strategies for the department, including training and developing employees.
  • Prepares and negotiates deal structures for inhouse content to ensure compliance with CBC strategic objectives, collective agreements, internal policies, and legal and regulatory obligations.
  • Negotiates and executes deals with businesses which partner with CBC to produce inhouse content in all genre for the Network and for Local Services.
  • Ensures timely and reliable financial and rights reporting, providing guidance and advice to all management and production levels.
  • Recommends and implements changes relating to business practices in InHouse programming in response to rapidly changing digital landscape.
  • Identifies and seeks out opportunities to pro-actively partner with internal partners to gain efficiencies, foster communication, and ensure efforts are coordinated to carry out business in concert with policies and with best business practices.
  • Qualifications

    We are looking for a candidate with the following :

  • Position requires at least 5 years of business and / or operational experience, including knowledge of the broadcast industry, radio and / or television production, and industry union agreements (eg. ACTRA, CFM).
  • The incumbent should possess a law degree and / or and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in drafting and negotiating major contracts.
  • Requires knowledge of all emerging forms of content distribution including television, over the top digital services, mobile, original digital media production, negotiating techniques, contract law, and corporate business practices.
  • Job requires an ability to do extensive problem solving and devising creative solutions to problems.
  • Required to make quick decisions during negotiations that have complex logistical, legal and financial implications
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be extremely organized
  • Strong problem-solving, negotiating skills and the ability to maintain and develop productive business relationships as well as a willingness to try new projects and be somewhat of a risk-taker are necessary.
  • Requires excellent leadership and managerial skills in effective team building and staff development.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and respond to several urgent demands in a short space of time.
  • Must be able exercise judgment and work independently taking initiative; concentration required to focus on tasks before deciding how to proceed.
  • Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    CBC / Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-

    changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster.

    For more information, visit the section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-

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    In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

    Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

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