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Contract Manager

Legal | Newark, NJ | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description
Contract Manager 696984

We are seeking a bright and motivated Contracts Manager (Content) to join our dynamic legal group - someone who has the uncanny ability to always know where they are needed can identify and implement process improvements, can effectively manage content provider relationships, and can work cross-functionally with other teams.

Responsibilities:
  • Review, draft and negotiate a variety of agreements in connection with original audio content, such as work for hire, location and talent agreements.
  • Negotiate licenses and permissions with various rights holders for content to be used on the platforms.
  • Manage and monitor the contracts requests email for all inbound content requests and routing applicable request to appropriate party and/or responding to requests with no clear owners.
  • Review content prior to posting, (which may entail multiple stakeholders internally) to ensure necessary clearances are in place.
  • Assist with other tasks and projects on an as-needed basis Basic Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of paralegal, contracts manager or other comparable experience within the entertainment, media, technology and/or publishing field.
  • 2+ years of experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating the legal terms of a broad range of standard commercial contracts.
  • Bachelor Degree.       
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working Knowledge of Legal Concepts Related to Licensing, including copyright and trademark law.
Newark, NJ 07102        6 Month Assignment