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Senior Counsel/Contracts Manager

$100,000- $175,000/ year
Posted May 12
Full Time
Remote

The Role

Reporting to the SVP, Operations, the Senior Counsel/Contracts Manager will be working cross functionally with business stakeholders to draft, review, and process both inbound and outbound marketing contracts within the Company’s digital marketing businesses, as well as the ability to work with the Company’s multi-faceted business units. We are looking for a candidate with strong experience in the marketing and media space, who has deep expertise in structuring, drafting, and negotiating marketing agreements, and can navigate a fast paced environment. This is a unique opportunity to join a quickly-scaling business, with a collaborative leadership team that values new ideas, creative thinking, and partnership. The ideal candidate who embodies proactive dynamism, self-initiative, and a robust work ethic. They should thrive in multitasking, deftly managing a substantial workload while juggling competing demands from multiple businesses, all while operating with a high degree of autonomy.

At Wpromote, we believe that great work is only possible with great people. Our goal is to build a better, more inclusive work environment and support our people at every stage of their careers by prioritizing a strong work-life balance through our policies and benefits listed below. As a Best Place to Work according to both Ad Age and Glassdoor and Adweek’s Fastest Growing Digital Agency, we are moving fast to expand our teams and bring new experts into the fold to keep pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in marketing.

We Offer

 

  • Remote-first culture
  • Half-day Fridays year round
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Extended Holiday break (Winter)
  • Flexible schedules
  • Work from anywhere options*
  • 100% paid parental leave
  • 401(k) matching
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Pet Insurance
  • Sponsored life insurance
  • Short Term Disability insurance and additional voluntary insurance
  • Class Pass Credits and more!

The anticipated annual salary for this role will range from $100,000 - $175,000, based on consideration of a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years and depth of experience, education and certifications, competitive benchmarks, scope of responsibility, market dynamics, geographic location, and respective state’s salary threshold for exempt employees. The total compensation package for this role will include benefits (listed above).

  • This position may be performed remotely in most states within the US, with some exclusions
  • While this position is remote-friendly, preference will be given to candidates based in Los Angeles, Chicago, and NYC
  • This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship

_Important Notice: Beware of Job Scams

_ Wpromote recruiting communications will only be sent through our official channels via wpromote.com email addresses. If you see a posting elsewhere that is not reflected on Wpromote.com/careers , it may be a fraudulent posting. We do not require payment or fees during the hiring process nor do we request sensitive information, such as Social Security numbers or payment details. Please safeguard yourself against possible scams and contact us if you encounter any suspicious activity.

You Will Be

 

  • Structuring, drafting, reviewing and negotiating all manner of commercial agreements, including customer and marketing agreements
  • Structure, negotiate and execute strategic transactions, strategic partnerships, joint ventures and global licensing initiatives
  • Provide overall legal strategy and structuring, drafting, reviewing and negotiating all vendor services agreements, data privacy agreements, agency services contracts (MSA SOW) including customer and marketing agreements
  • Developing, maintaining and ensuring compliance with the Company’s policies, procedures and standards
  • Develop a strong rapport and working relationship with business counterparts across the enterprise to help drive the delivery of effective legal services
  • Working with the members of the leadership team on process and contracting improvements to help create greater consistency and process within the organization, including appropriate contract standardization and contract process improvement
  • On occasion you will be required to respond to claims and manage litigation and employment law matters with outside counsel

You Must Have

 

  • 5-8+ years of relevant experience negotiating marketing contracts
  • Bachelor's degree in Law, Business Administration, or related field. JD preferred.
  • Experience working within a digital marketing and/or traditional media agency setting strongly preferred
  • Adaptability, flexibility and ability to establish creative approaches to problem-solving is crucial to success
  • Experience counseling and advising business unit leaders and department heads and members of their teams on marketing contracts
  • Strong ability in efficiently handling a large number of contracts concurrently
  • Sound and practical business judgment by being able to swiftly discerning urgent needs from lower-priority ones and taking prompt action as needed
  • Sales and media contract law experience, specifically in the following areas: (Agency Service Agreements, Influencer Talent Agreements, FTC Compliance Analysis, Campaign Legal Review, Media Clearance)
  • Adaptability, flexibility and establishing creative approaches to problem-solving is crucial to success
  • Expert working knowledge of privacy, data security, custom content, native advertising and social media
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently, while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • High personal standards of excellence and ethics, as well as the ability to act with discretion, strict confidentiality and sensitivity towards issues and individuals
  • Strong knowledge of key legal concepts and levers in negotiations

Nice To Have

 

  • International contract experience

Wpromote is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do impactful work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family or parental status, disability*, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our workplace.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Wpromote.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. For more information on E Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS.