Sr. Contract Specialist

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2021 9:19 AM)
Job ID
2021-3937

Overview

Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

 

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.

 

To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!

 

The Role

 

WildBrain is looking for a Sr. Contract Specialist to join our Legal & Business Affairs team, reporting to the SVP, Legal & Business Affairs.

Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:  

 

  • Draft, review, negotiate and administer licensing contracts including license agreements, amendments, termination notices and other legal documents from templates
  • Interface with territory managers and agents in local offices to follow-up and coordinate execution of licensing contracts and related documents
  • Manage customs recordations and assist with anti-piracy enforcement
  • Creating and maintaining well organized filing systems
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned

Qualifications

What You’ll Bring:  

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a paralegal capacity and experience managing and negotiating standard form legal contracts
  • Experience working in the Licensing or Intellectual Property field
  • Excellent drafting, organizational and time management skills, including the ability to coordinate multiple complex, confidential files
  • Attention to detail and ability to exercise good judgment
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to work easily with changing priorities, timelines and processes
  • 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 willingness to collaborate

 

What We Offer:

 

Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with 401K matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!

 

WildBrain provides an atmosphere free from barriers in order to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders and external partners. WildBrain fosters an environment that respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs, thereby ensuring equity and diversity in employment. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

 

About WildBrain

 

At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. At our 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art animation studio in Vancouver, BC, we produce such fan-favourite series as The Snoopy Show, Snoopy in Space, Chip & Potato, Carmen Sandiego, Go, Dog. Go! and more. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters, and our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, garnering billions of views per month from over 150 million subscribers. We also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well as for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada. WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Please visit us at wildbrain.com.

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