General information

Agency: Orion

Job Function: Legal

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 6722

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

Orion Worldwide is a global media company that generates value across our industry. We create value through investing with media owners in exchange for a discount on future media. We are then able to deliver value to clients by providing the ability to execute their desired media/marketing strategy at lower cost. This is accomplished through Orion’s product offering: Capital, Barter, Fixed Price and Direct Response, via ID Media our sister agency.

 

Our employees, whom we call Orionites, have a work experience that combines the best of both worlds — an organization that cultivates a "small town" community ethos with all the advantages, opportunities and benefits of an organization within Interpublic Group (IPG), one of the “Big Five” advertising holding companies.

 

We look for people who possess the passion, innovative thinking and partnership skills to join our collaborative and diverse teams. No single person, or discipline, is responsible for success at Orion. Teamwork is the backbone for how we achieve our business goals and cultivate an inclusive culture in which we can all be proud. We strive for a vibrant culture of creativity, accountability, and connection – and believe we do a pretty good job!


DISCOVER POSSIBILITIES AT ORION

We compiled these materials to help you learn more about what we do, how we do our work and who we are as a company. We also asked Orionites, to share their stories — how they learned about Orion, how they have grown and some of their favorite memories.

The Contract Manager will work holistically to ensure contract processes and procedures are followed as well as maintain the objective of making the contract process smooth for both the employees of Orion and the client negotiating the contract. The Contracts Manager will schedule meetings and gather pertinent information across teams to move contracts to completion. 

The Contract Manager will also coordinate calendars, attendees and orders related to external events.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain a deep understanding of the company’s business, its clients and the legal dynamics
  • Populate legal template drafts, which will include non-disclosure agreements, master services agreements, media purchasing agent agreements
  • Review a variety of contracts under direction of legal department attorneys, address and manage redlines
  • Coordinate meetings needed to move contract negotiations forward
  • Oversee contract administration, record client contracts, tracking terms of agreements, monitoring deadlines, getting contracts reviewed and executed and manage status reports of contracts in negotiation
  • Assist with company compliance issues; update company’s legal files, and provide historical data as requested
  • Assist with corporate organizational documents and preparing related documents
  • Articulate recommendations for procedural development and improvements

Desired Skills & Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of corporate or law firm experience in legal and business affairs. 
  • Ability to manage redlines and be well versed in industry standard for contract negotiating process
  • Excellent written communications and verbal presentation skills
  • Proficient in Word and tracking legal changes, Excel
  • Organized and detail oriented
Desired Skills
  • Paralegal degree a plus
  • Ability to engage with internal contacts and teams for positive interaction to fuel success
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks & project under tight deadlines
  • Ability in working on a high performance team, as well as working productively independently

Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

For applicants to jobs in the United States: In compliance with the current Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Mediabrands, please email accommodation@mbww.com

About Us

Orion Worldwide is a global media company that generates value for our business partners. As the industry has evolved over the past two decades, so have we — expanding our global reach and product offering to deliver value for the world’s best brands, across nearly every category. The very best ideas are developed by people with diversity of background, thought and experience working together to develop customized solutions that best address our partners’ needs. A five-time winner of “Most Inclusive Climate” at the IPG Inclusion Awards, we scale our recruiting efforts beyond the traditional advertising candidate pool to find people who possess the passion, innovative thinking and collaborative skills needed to achieve our business goals and assist in cultivating a culture in which we can all be proud.