O’reilly media is currently looking for a contracts manager to join our legal teamOur ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced, distributed environment to support the sales organization and other internal departments in achieving their goals.
Analyze, negotiate and draft subscription agreements, nondisclosure agreements, services agreements and other transactional documents to ensure that business needs are met while minimizing risk to the company
Assist in responding to rfps by providing legal review of customer terms, noting any alternative provisions that should be proposed
Consult with sales, finance, marketing and other business units to address their respective business concerns in connection with contract-related issues and decisions
Work with outside counsel as needed
Handle ad hoc projects as needed and identified
Proactive, solution-driven and energetic individual who manages priorities well
Dependable, diligent, flexible team player with a customer service mindset
Adept at communicating effectively (orally and in writing) with persons from all functional areas and levels within an organization.
A bachelor`s degree or equivalent experience required
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a contracts-intensive position within new media, online learning and/or technology industries, or a related field with transferable skills
Demonstrated knowledge of legal issues and business concerns relating to saas contracts, ip licenses, product/services procurement and the ability to draft and analyze appropriate language to address such issues
Ability to think strategically and develop persuasive contractual arguments to support business policies and objectives; skilled at problem-solving and reaching compromises in fair and creative ways
Proficiency in google suite and all major office applications in the windows environment, including word, excel and access; expertise with microsoft word’s “track changes” and “compare documents” features
Experience using salesforce and/or a contracts management system
Familiarity with government procurement processes (specifically gsa) a plus
Familiarity with data protection regulations (gdpr, ccpa, etc.) and their application in business contexts a plus
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