Contracts Manager, Amazon Publishing

Nov 05, 2013
Dec 05, 2013
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Full Time
Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Come make history with Amazon Publishing.

Amazon Publishing is hiring a contracts manager to support it's rapidly growing business. Your responsibilities will include leading contract negotiations as well as drafting contracts, managing publisher relationships, overseeing a contracts database, and acting as a point of contact to cross-functional teams to launch books successfully. You must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as this position involves direct contact with key business stakeholders.This is a multifaceted job in a start-up environment. Flexibility, sharp organizational and process-oriented skills, and a self-starting work ethic are desired.

  • BA/BS required.
  • 7-10 years' primary and autonomous experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts.
  • Publishing or related experience at a publishing company, agency, retailer, or related field.
  • Management experience.
  • High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to use data to measure results.
  • Ability to create new procedures and workflow.
  • Organized self-starter with a focus on excellence and entrepreneurship.
  • Team player with the ability to work effectively in high-energy, rapidly evolving organization.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Experience working with MS Office, including Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, SQL/Access, and Bookscan.

  • Juris Doctor preferred.
  • Equally comfortable talking about books as well as spreadsheets.

If interested, please apply online at;273483969;99573125;f?