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Posting Title Contract AdministratorRequisition Number 190828Location El Segundo, CaliforniaZip Code 90245Job Category Administrative
The Contract Administrator will be responsible to facilitate and manage the contract process between the business teams tracking agreement terms, rights and obligations to ensure complete performance by the company.
Verifying details of deals negotiated by business teams as entered into the Rights Logic rights management system – the type of deals include TV & Video, Live Events, Consumer Products & Publishing
Resolving conflict checks for deals to ensure rights are available and not already locked up under any existing exclusive agreements.
Verifying details of contract amendments negotiated by business teams as entered into the Rights Logic rights management system – the type of deals include TV, Video, Live Events, Consumer Products and Publishing
Entering data into tracking sheets set up to monitor process flow of the contract administration process
Finalizing executed contracts and executed contract amendments in the Rights Logic system – this entails reviewing the details on the Rights Logic system against copies of the fully executed contracts and ensuring all details match
Responding to queries from business, finance and legal teams
Completing any filing and transmission of documents that may be required relating to the finalization of contracts
Attending inter-departmental tracking meetings set up to facilitate the contract administration process as and when required
Searching and copying of contracts from the DMS system
Updating and generating tracking sheets for discussion in tracking meetings with the business teams
Entering content sales deals negotiated by China office
Liaising with finance to resolve month-end revenue recognition issues
Bachelor's Degree is strongly preferable
Minimum 2-3 Years contract administration experience
Rights management system experience;
Advanced skills in Word, Excel, and Outlook
Ability to use initiative and be pro-active
Excellent communication skills
Understanding of the licensing arena and of the importance of rights management
Finance: understanding of financial concepts as they relate to license agreements – royalties, advances, guarantees, invoicing
Excellent administrative and organizational skills
High attention to detail
Mattel is a leading global children's entertainment company that specializes in design and production of quality toys and consumer products. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic franchises, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, American Girl®, Fisher-Price®, Thomas & Friends® and MEGA®, as well as other popular brands that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 40 locations and sell products in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world's leading retail and technology companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in exploring the wonder of childhood and empowering kids to reach their full potential. Visit us at https://jobs.mattel.com/ and www.instagram.com/MattelCareers.
Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (minorities/female/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity)