Manager of Business Affairs

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18
New York, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18

Our in-house content studio allows us to create a wide range of video, motion, audio, 3D and computer graphics tailored to our exacting standards, at costs that are much lower than those accrued by hiring an outside production company. It consists of digital editors, animators, motion-graphics specialists and producers with broadcast experience who work together to conceive, create, and produce work that we think speaks for itself.

Here’s what you should know if you want to be a Manager of Business Affairs at R/GA:
 
On any given day you might

  • Review vendor agreements to ensure compliance with Client SOW’s and MSA’s
  • Provide Producers and client teams with accurate estimates for talent session fees, usage, residuals, and all other talent and music related production costs
  • Trademark searches for proposed branding, taglines, signage, design, etc.
  • Review creative materials and advise Agency teams on talent, copyright and intellectual property issues
  • Negotiate and create contracts and agreements for talent, and music vendors
  • Work with network broadcast standards departments for spot clearance
  • Negotiate with Production vendors on terms and conditions

The ideal person

  • Has outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Is proficient in contract administration and has strong negotiation skills
  • Has experience creating  award documents, licensing and talent agreements, and  vendor purchase orders
  • Has prior knowledge of talent union contracts
  • Can lead and mentor others on all matters related to Business Affairs
  • Has experience working with Risk Management to evaluate production and contract concerns

You bring

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role at an advertising agency
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