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Deal Operations Specialist

Posted 24 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 26 August 2022
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Job Description:

Deal Operations Specialist (TEMP)

As a member of the Deal & Production Operations Team, the Deal Operations Specialist plays a key role in contract execution, data management, deal implementation, and partner onboarding processes. They manage changes over the contract lifecycle, foster good working relationships with internal and external partners, assist in data entry and maintenance of several key databases, provide reporting to support departmental operational activities, and ensure the completeness and accuracy of contract data. The ideal candidate should have professional experience in a digital media or publishing related field and be an avid consumer of media with an interest in books & entertainment; a self-starter and creative problem solver with impeccable operational, organizational and analytical skills; a confident and upbeat written and verbal communicator; highly organized and detail oriented; and able to thrive in a high-energy entrepreneurial environment.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Rights Management & Payment Operations: The Deal Operations Specialist works closely with Legal, Business Affairs, Finance, and Metadata Teams as well as external partners to on-board new partners, enter terms in contract database, update internal trackers, request upfront payments, and kick off contractually required next steps downstream. They ensure that existing processes are followed and are responsible for developing and implementing new processes where necessary.

  • Deal Implementation Strategy & Execution: The Deal Operations Specialist is a subject matter expert on deal implementation. They drive implementation of new contracts and contract changes at the deal, payment, and title level across relevant systems and teams. They perform monthly and quarterly reviews to ensure changes are implemented consistently and correctly.

  • Operational Reporting & Data Maintenance: The Deal Operations Specialist creates and reviews reporting to support business and content operations with a focus on rights management and key financial terms. They manage the validation and upkeep of contract data and manage validation of deal terms and royalty data at period close.

  • General Support: Deal Operations Specialist provides general support for the Deal & Production Operations Team, including data clean-up projects, ad hoc research, inquiry response, and trouble tickets.

Role Requirements:

  • B.A. or equivalent degree preferred.

  • Experience in an entertainment, digital media or publishing field and/or experience with contracts/IP licensing

  • Business fluency in English, both written and spoken.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

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