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Contract Manager, Business & Legal Affairs


This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted May 1, 2021.

Contract Manager, Business & Legal Affairs

We are looking for a Contract Managerwho will provide comprehensive contract management and legal departmentoperations duties for the company.

Thesuccessful candidate will have exposure across the entire company and workclosely with multiple business units.

This role is ideal for someone who ishighly organized, detailed oriented, excels under pressure and desires toexpand their knowledge base.

Reports : This position will report directlyto the General Counsel and is responsible for supporting the various needs of Business& Legal Affairs department.

Responsibilities : Responsibilities include, but arenot limited to:
Overseeingthe contract in-take process for the entire Business and Legal Affairsdepartment Maintainingand regularly updating department status reports to track a high volume ofcontracts from initial request through execution Managing and controlling the document managementand filing function for all agreements generated by the company Summarizing post-execution agreementterms and inputting data into a database (e.g., payment-related deal terms,expiration dates and deadlines) and effectively communicating the same toexecutives concisely, accurately and in a timely fashion Maintaining corporate books andrecords for multiple entities Handling entity maintenance, cap tablemanagement, entity formation/dissolutions, board and shareholder resolutionsand other corporate maintenance items
Legal Operations:
Managing and tracking the Business andLegal Affairs department’s annual budget Reviewing and processing invoices fromoutside counsel and tracking the same against a budget Overseeing procurement, implementation and training of all legaldepartment software Handling other projects as needed
Basic Qualifications:
5-7 years of related experience in a law firm or in-house legaldepartment required High proficiency with Outlook, Word,Excel (must be particularly comfortable and savvy with Excel), PowerPoint andinternet software
Desired Skills:
Self-starter with strong communicationskills both written and oral Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interface withcolleagues and senior management Strong ability to work independently and to contribute as acollaborative member of a team, with an interest in learning and developing newprocesses Extremely organized and detailoriented with the ability to manage confidential, high priority projects Abilityto multi-task and prioritizemultiple projects with different levels of importance and urgency Basic accounting skills and excellentanalytical skills Creative problem-solving capabilities Flexibility (things move fast here) Sense of humor (because life is too short)
Eligibility requirements:
Interested candidates must submit aresume/CV online to be considered Must be willing to submit to abackground and reference check Must have unrestricted workauthorization to work in the United States
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, commuter benefits AFLAC and MetLife supplemental plans and free counseling through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

We also offer a 401K with 4% match, 12 weeks of paid parental leave, generous time off and tuition reimbursement.

Company Overview

Skybound Entertainment is amultiplatform content company that works closely with creators and theirintellectual properties, extending their stories to further platforms includingcomics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, andbeyond.

The company is the home of notable properties including The WalkingDead, Invincible, and Super Dinosaur.

On screen, Skybound holds afirst-look television deal with Amazon Studios and a first-look movie deal withUniversal.

Additional strategic partnerships across the entertainment industryinclude comic book publishing with Image Comics, book publishing with Simon& Schuster, and a first-look narrative audio deal with Audible.

EqualOpportunity Employer

At Skybound we valuediversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds!Skybound is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employmentopportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard torace, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability,hair texture or veteran status.

In addition to federal law requirements, Skyboundcomplies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination.

Skybound will consider applicants withcriminal histories in a manner consistent with the CA Fair Chance Act and LosAngeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.