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London, United Kingdom

Associate Contracts Manager - 12 months contract

People & Operations   |   Job ID  2334347
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JOB SUMMARY

Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.

ABOUT THIS ROLE
Based in London, Audible Ltd. is looking for an Associate Contracts Manager (“ACM”). You will be a key member of Audible’s legal team, providing support on a variety of issues. You will assist a broad range of teams, including content, production and marketing. You will work on a variety of complicated and sophisticated transactions alongside qualified lawyers, commercial deal makers and other corporate stakeholders. You will provide day-to-day contracting advice, implement process improvements, deliver training and much more.

To be successful as an ACM, you must have excellent communication skills as this role will involve direct contact with principal business owners. You should be inquisitive, be enthusiastic about audio entertainment, enjoy working hard and being continually challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.

We offer a hybrid working pattern, with work being split between our Hub near the Barbican, and remote or home working; Thursday is currently a core day when you will normally be expected to be in the office, other office day(s) are flexible depending on your needs and that of the team. This position is initially open through a 12- months contract.

As an Associate Contracts Manager, you will...
  • Review draft and negotiate with a variety of supplier and production contracts, including with marketing agencies, production studios, celebrity talent agents, and others.
  • Coordinate and interact with business affairs, finance, legal as well as Audible and Amazon stakeholders throughout the content acquisition, production, and distribution lifecycle.
  • Respond promptly, accurately, and crisply with minimal supervision to business requests for legal advice and escalate where required.
  • Develop and maintain contract templates, training materials, standard operating procedures for contracting processes, and mechanisms for tracking associated metrics.
  • Assist with other tasks and projects on an as-needed basis, such as team administration and coordination of responses to regulatory enquiries.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years' of contracts management, paralegal, or equivalent experience, including 1+ year in an in-house environment.
  • Extensive experience of working with Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • In-house experience supporting a digital media, consumer or content business, and/or experience providing businesses with marketing and consumer law experience.
  • Good working knowledge of legal concepts related to contracting, marketing, licensing and content production, including copyright and trademark law.
  • Ability to manage many simultaneous workstreams, clients, and projects, often under tight deadlines.
  • UK legal qualification at Bachelor or graduate level (including SQE), or equivalent.
  • Sound and practical business judgment.

ABOUT AUDIBLE
At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word. Audible offers a Hub+Home hybrid workplace model that gives employees flexibility between gathering in a common office space (work from hub) and remote work (work from home). Some teams will work mostly at hub, some mostly at home and others hybrid. For more information, please visit adbl.com/hybrid.


Audible is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Audible. Please consult our Privacy Notice to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a relevant criminal check.
Audible is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Audible. Please consult our Privacy Notice to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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