Contracts and Business Affairs Manager, Marketing Operations
Company: Google Inc.
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
- 4 years of experience in contract management, business affairs
or within roles that work with legal contracts, principles and/or
- Experience working with cross-functional teams (e.g. Legal,
Finance, and Marketing).
- JD degree or equivalent.
- Experience within a media, marketing or entertainment company
or department, or entertainment or media-focused law firm.
- Experience working across marketing and creative
- Understanding of media and content license language and rights,
copyright law, talent rights, trademark law, and personality
rights. Working knowledge of country's advertising law.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
About the job
Google's Marketing Operations team is here to inspire and enable
global creative work. We develop programs focused on Agency
Management, Production Operations, MarTech and Business Affairs.
Equal parts business partners and marketing governance, with
knowledge of the agency landscape and creative process. Digital
Asset Management is a growing team within Production
As a Contracts and Business Affairs Manager, you will be working
with our Program Managers to partner on guiding the necessary
contractual work through to completion efficiently and
collaboratively, working to project manage and simplify the
contractual aspects necessary with the Marketing organization. You
are responsible for understanding the needs of the marketer,
anticipating the legal issues that arise and preempting the
questions of the legal and finance teams.
You will be able to advise, review and analyze across a number
of agreements: statements of work, license agreements, sponsorship
agreements and talent releases. You have an excellent sense of how
to manage large volumes of work across highly-matrixed, complex
organizations. You bring a solid collaborative approach which helps
as you work with agencies (creative, research, events, etc.),
service providers, content providers and talent management and
As the Contracts and Business Affairs Manager role is highly
cross-functional, you will engage with Marketing personnel at all
levels, including assisting in training new Marketing team members.
Your experience will help us unlock new ways of working and enable
us to develop methods of streamlining and improving internal
contract workflows and processes.
Know the user. Know the magic. Connect the two. At its core,
marketing at Google starts with technology and ends with the user,
bringing both together in unconventional ways. Our job is to
demonstrate how Google's products solve the world's problems--from
the everyday to the epic, from the mundane to the monumental. And
we approach marketing in a way that only Google can--changing the
game, redefining the medium, making the user the priority, and
ultimately, letting the technology speak for itself.
- Work with the marketing team throughout the contracting
processes to advise on legal issues and documents related to a wide
range of Marketing projects.
- Partner with the legal teams to steer agreements through the
legal process from start to completion on behalf of the
- Work cross-functionally with our compliance, finance, and other
departments to ensure obligations and requirements of Marketing
agreements are fully understood and being met, with the
organization remaining in compliance with all of its obligations
- Partner with legal to develop/improve legal templates and
processes to reduce contracting turnaround time.
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