Royalties Compliance Administrator

Morgan Spencer
£20,000 - £24,999
21 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Royalties Compliance Administrator
£24-26,000 + Bonus
West London

My client, a leading image stock agency based in West London are looking for a Royalties Compliance Administrator who has excellent customer service and coordination skills. The successful candidate will have gained exposure to legal/compliance cases.


Rights Control Case Work

- Liaise with case data providers and the International and Production Administrator in all matters relating to determine the legitimacy of potential rights control cases.
- Liaise with the International and Production Administrator, Director of Photographer and Editors to communicate with contributors.
- Launch rights control cases on a weekly basis.

- Liaising with the Director of Photography and Sales Director regarding determining whether cases are suitable to be pursued through the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) Small Claims, filing documents and corresponding where necessary with the court.

- When ready, represent the business in the IPEC.

° Researching the infringers company
° Calculating settlement fees due
° Communicate effectively with infringers and/or their lawyers via phone and email to negotiate settlement and helping them to understand copyright issues.
° Provide settlement details and billing information to finance for invoicing

Revenue Management

- Work within the established workflow, keeping up to date on new cases. Ensure timely launching of new cases and liaise with data providers and the International Production Assistant to ensure a supply of new case data.
- Meet and exceed income targets as assigned.
- Maintain service levels and drive revenue through business development and internal relationship management.
- Negotiate pricing within established guidelines.
- Maintain good records and a high level of organisation.
- Report monthly revenue and other key performance indicators to the Sales Director.
- Maintain links with the Sales Manager and Account Management team to share relevant case data to assist in the licensing function of the business.
- Any other duties which may be reasonably required by Science Photo Library.

Essential skills, knowledge & experience

- At least two years’ experience in an office environment
- A highly motivated and results driven individual
- Good organisation and prioritisation skills
- Must have the ability to remain calm under pressure
- Accuracy in all aspects of rights control.
- Must be diplomatic in dealings with clients and colleagues
- Good/clear telephone manner
- A good standard of written and spoken English
- Strong customer service skills and adaptability to clients’ needs
- Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Outlook) and databases.

Desirable skills, knowledge & experience

- Educated to degree level
- Previous experience within the legal profession
- Knowledge of copyright law
- Previous stock agency experience
- Interested in all aspects of photography

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