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Contracts Manager  
  posted: Apr. 19, 2017
 Offered by: 
Chronicle Books
 Benefits: 
Health, Dental, 401K, Profit-sharing
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
San Francisco, CA
 Requirements: 
Reporting to the Director of Contracts, the Contracts Manager is primarily responsible for drafting agreements for properties acquired by the editorial staff, reviewing and commenting upon agreements drafted by third parties, ensuring consistency of contract terms with company policies and goals, maintaining and updating the boilerplate contracts as required by changes in procedure or law, negotiating contractual and boilerplate issues with authors, illustrators, licensors, and agents, filing for copyright registration for individual titles through the Copyright Office website, and entering deal details for contracts in the Publisher’s royalty accounting system. In addition, the Manager will answers questions concerning digital rights, legal and/or contractual issues or will refer the querent to the appropriate parties.

Qualifications:

The position requires four to six years of experience working with contracts, including negotiation skills and an understanding of issues affecting the publishing business. Experience drafting and negotiating licensing agreements, and familiarity with intellectual property law, including copyright and trademark law, is preferred. The Manager must have strong organizational skills, experience in working with deadlines, the ability to handle several tasks at once, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently, in addition to working as a team member of the Contracts Group.
General computer skills: proficiency in Word and Excel.
 About Our  
Company: 
One of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the United States, Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and over the years has developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books and gift products. Our independent company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject and format across a list that is as diverse as it is distinctive. We seek and hire people who are committed to the frank exchange of ideas and who foster an atmosphere of mutual accountability and trust to help us succeed. At Chronicle Books, we see things differently: we believe in collaboration, we focus on design and quality, and we have a passion for surprising and delighting our readers. We think this makes an exciting and special place to create our publishing.
 Contact: 
Todd Presley
 E-mail: 
 Address: 
680 2nd Street
 Phone: 
4155374200
 Fax: 
4155374200
 Special  
Instructions: 
To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@chroniclebooks.com. Be sure to note “Contracts Manager” in the subject line. **No calls please.**

Chronicle Books is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job #  18256
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