DHX Media Ltd.
Toronto, ON

Contracts Administrator - 14 month contract

Who are we?

DHX Television is comprised of Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, and is a division of DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM), a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide.

The Contracts Administrator oversees the administration of contracts and supporting documents for Programming, Sales, Marketing and Creative Services across all DHX Television’s channels.  This is an excellent opportunity to further develop your skills in a dynamic, creative, and supportive environment. The successful candidate will get to manage contractual relationships with television studios, producers, and other program suppliers.  Daily activity will also involve drafting and reviewing agreements with BDUs and other partners to ensure that contracts and supporting documents are negotiated and secured in a timely manner. Additionally, the successful candidate will oversee the legal framework for all contests across our channels.



You will get to:

  • Draft, review, interpret and handle the execution of a variety contracts related to programming, content distribution and marketing;
  • Review, interpret and handle production related documents, including insurance, assignments and Canadian certification;
  • Oversee contest administration, including reviewing rules and regulations, and other related agreements; and
  • Manage and track contractual information, including creating contract summaries, master contract lists, and managing renewals.


You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

  • 2-4 years of experience in a similar position (law firm or legal department);
  • Excellent drafting, organizational and time management skills, including the ability to coordinate multiple complex, confidential files;
  • A growth mindset with a strong ability to prioritize workload and problem solve;
  • The ability to be adaptable and provide excellent service to internal clients;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to work in a team; and
  • A working knowledge of CMF guidelines is an asset, but not required.


You’re sold, right?  Now, it’s your turn to sell us! 

THANK YOU for all of those who express interest in being part of the DHX Team! Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. 


DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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Additional Details

Category: Television
DHX Media Ltd.
207 Queen's Quay W.
Toronto, ON, CA
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Tags: legal, contract administration
Posted: Sep 12, 2018
Closing: Oct 26, 2018
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