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Legal and Policy Officer

  • SAA - Society of Audiovisual Authors
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: April 20, 2024
  • SAA - Society of Audiovisual Authors
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: April 20, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: e.liegeois@saa-authors.eu


The Society of Audiovisual Authors (SAA) is the association of European collective management organisations for audiovisual authors’ rights. Its members (33 entities in 25 countries) manage rights for over 176,000 European screenwriters and directors.

The SAA is announcing the opportunity to join our small and dynamic team as Legal and Policy Officer. In this role, you will work on legal topics in the areas of copyright, authors’ rights, collective rights management, artificial intelligence, media law, audiovisual and digital policies in Europe. Your responsibilities will also include writing reports and supporting the SAA’s strategy, members and team, under the supervision of the Secretary General.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conducting legal analysis and providing legal assistance

  • Research, analyse and summarise legal texts such as EU and national laws and caselaw related to the above-mentioned areas of work of the SAA (including comparative law) and where needed, in other fields such as contractual law, competition law, etc.;

  • Monitor legislation and the implementation of directives in the SAA’s fields of activity and update the SAA database;

  • Liaise with the SAA members and assist them on legal issues where needed.


Supporting the SAA’s strategy, members and team

  • Provide support to the advocacy activities of the SAA, including by participating in meetings and events with external players (EU institutions, stakeholders), and reporting on them;

  • Prepare the SAA working groups’ meetings in the legal areas;

  • Participate in other SAA projects, events and meetings.


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Master’s degree in law, with an expertise in copyright;

  • Sound knowledge of the European institutions and of the EU decision-making process;

  • Relevant professional experience in the areas of work of the SAA: copyright, culture, audiovisual, digital or other creative sectors;

  • Excellent English with a proven ability to write in a clear, understandable and engaging way;

  • Knowledge of French or German would be an asset;

  • Interest in research and law-making process;

  • Rigorous, dynamic and responsible, showing autonomy, initiative and reactivity.


WE OFFER:

An undetermined contract with salary according to experience, coupled with various benefits (lunch vouchers, 13th month, extra-legal holidays, structural homeworking scheme, ecovouchers and transportation costs within Brussels region).

The opportunity to be part of a small and dynamic team in a membership organisation (possible travels).

APPLICATION:

Please send your CV with a motivation letter in English to e.liegeois@saa-authors.eu by 20 April 2024. Due to the high number of applications, we can only provide a reply to shortlisted candidates.
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: e.liegeois@saa-authors.eu

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