Sourcebooks is a fast-growing entrepreneurial company seeking impact players and difference makers. We create books that transcend categories and defy odds, and have been honored with hundreds of national bestsellers and awards. We are home to enthusiastic book-loving employees who are dedicated to connecting books to readers in new and innovative ways. Story by story, book by book, we have touched over 100 million lives. Join us as we change 100 million more.
We are currently seeking a Contracts Attorney.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING....
Negotiating contractual language that upholds high standards, protects Sourcebook's best interests, and is acceptable to authors, agents and partners.
Review previous contracts with author or agency and determines whether new contract(s) will require updates
Consults with editor(s) as needed to facilitate negotiations and contract finalization
Drafts, log communicates amendments, changes and expiration of contracts to applicable parties inside and outside of the organization
Maintain and review rights, work-for-hire contract(s) for terms and consistency
NDA agreement creation, analysis negotiation and management
Act as a key player in resolving problems, developing solutions and assisting Sourcebooks to achieve financial goals and objectives
Work with corporate attorneys as needed
YOU'LL BE A GREAT FIT IF YOU HAVE...
Detail orientation and awareness of legal issues, risk management, and accounting processed
Previous role as either a Contracts Attorney or Contracts paralegal with at least 2 to 4 years of direct experience.
B.A/B.S required, JD preferred
Demonstrates concrete judgement and discretion
Strong sense of urgency without losing the attention to detail
Ability to work independently with minimal functional direction
Ability to think strategically and execute tactically
A passionate book lover looking to make an impact
Internal Number: 200
About Sourcebooks LLC
At Sourcebooks you will join a company of passionate, collaborate and creative people who are dedicated to changing the world through books. We believe books change lives and look for people who not only believe in the power of the written word, but also have their own story to tell.
Bound by books - Sourcebooks employees are bound together by their love of putting books in more hands and connecting authors with readers. Come join our book lovin' family!