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Director, Contract Administration

Company name

National Hockey League

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 04,2018
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Director, Contract Administration The candidate will oversee the generation, processing and tracking of firm's product license agreements. Will direct the functions of Contract Administration Department, including coordinating with firm's attorneys, other relevant firm's departments and product manufacturers. Manage process of preparing, distributing and executing the volume of retail license and premium license agreements, amendments, renewals and other related documentation. Maintain Contracts Administration database and generate relevant reports as requested. Coordinate with relevant firm's departments (Consumer Products, Finance, Quality Control, IT) regarding process. Test and troubleshoot new database systems and system enhancements, report findings and consult as needed. Assist (under supervision of firm's attorneys) with preparing and negotiating license agreements and maintain agreement forms and boilerplate language. Handle various post-execution matters such as obtaining insurance certificates, administering sublicenses, assignments and changes of control, responding to customs authorization requests, preparing notices of non-renewal, etc. Oversee maintenance of physical and electronic agreement files. Coordinate with other members of the Contract Administration group and administrative support. Handle other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Four-year college degree. Paralegal certificate (or similar credential) a plus. JDs degree is desired. Must have 7 years or more of relevant experience. Must have extensive previous contracts administration and database management experience in a similar role at a law firm and/or within a corporate legal department strongly preferred. Experience with Rights Logic or similar contract database system a plus. Experience in licensing (consumer products or otherwise) also a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
National Hockey League
1251 Avenue of The Americas
Suite 47
New York City, NY 10020-1104
Fax: 212-789-2020

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