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Walt Disney Television Manager - Contract Administration in Burbank, California

The Manager – Contract Administration will be responsible for supporting Freeform, as well as its clients by collecting, analyzing, tracking, reporting data and administering contracts on a daily basis in a timely and accurate manner.

Responsibilities :

  • Managing and supervising options tracking for all above the line talent agreements using SalesForce;

  • Request and track option fee/purchase payments and draft letters for option payments.

  • Draft pick up letters for above the line talent and License agreements.

  • Review and approve final payments for Development and License fees.

  • Enter and review all deal points for Production and Acquisition agreements, including amendments.

  • Research and provide ad-hoc queries for Business and Legal Affairs from SalesForce.

  • Process Minors’ Paperwork and maintain data, including monthly reporting.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other members of the Contract Administration team, Senior Leadership, Hub Leaders and Administrative Assistants, as well as other members of the Business Affairs and Legal Affairs Department while holding self and team members to a level of excellence.

  • Additional duties may include: Data cleanup, Database testing of applications, and photo approvals.

Basic Qualifications :

Technical Skills:

  • Expertise in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and database systems

  • Strong internet research

  • Tech savvy with current and new technology applications

Business Skills:

  • Expert analysis of contracts (review requested data and provide information/analysis to requestor; determine start and end of contracts/windows as needed)

  • Paralegal or Contract Administration experience preferred

  • Client management skills

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Team player

  • Time management/prioritization of deadlines

  • Positive attitude

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Comfort with change and ambiguity

  • Flexibility

  • Professional demeanor

  • Attention to detail

  • Strategic thinking

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Salesforce, Intradoc and Scenechronize experience

  • Knowledge of television production/acquisitions and terminology

  • Knowledge of screen credits process

  • Union guild expertise

  • Ideally five (5) years of experience working at a law firm, network or studio.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • Paralegal certification or equivalent experience preferred.

Job ID: 690864BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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