Job opening detail :
Contracts Manager
posted: Jan. 5, 2018
Offered by:
HarperCollins
Benefits:
Health, Dental, 401K
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
HarperCollins Publishers is seeking a Contracts Manager to join its Contracts Department. This position is responsible for preparing contracts and amendments for imprints in the Children's and Trade publishing groups.

Responsibilities:
- Prepares author contracts and amendments and other contracts as needed for imprints in the Children’s and Trade publishing groups
- Reviews requests submitted by editors
- Negotiates contracts and amendments with authors, agents, and lawyers
- Revises contracts and amendments
- Finalizes contracts and amendments after they have been signed by author
- Ensures effective operations by interfacing with Royalty, Publishing Operations and Finance Departments
- Interprets contract details to answer queries from internal personnel and third parties
- Handles Author estate issues
- Processes payee changes
- Performs other tasks as needed

Qualifications:
- A 4-year college degree, with 3-4 years of prior contracts drafting experience in the Contracts Department of a book publisher required
- Strong verbal, communication, drafting and negotiating skills
- Strong MS Office skills
- Excellent attention to detail with exceptional organizational ability
- Able to work independently and set priorities under pressure

HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred.
About Our  
Company:
HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.
Address:
195 Broadway
Special  
Instructions:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume through our website: https://careers-harpercollins.icims.com/jobs/2466/contracts-manager/job
Job #:
20104
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