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Deal Operations Specialist

Company: GTT, LLC
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Deal Operations SpecialistJob Description: As a member of the Deal & Production Operations Team, the Deal Operations Specialist plays a key role in contract execution, data management, deal implementation, and partner onboarding processes, and manages changes over the contract lifecycle. She/he fosters good working relationships with internal and external partners, assists in data entry and maintenance of several key databases, provides reporting to support departmental operational activities and ensures the completeness and accuracy of contract data. The ideal candidate should be an avid consumer of media with an interest in books & entertainment; a self-starter and creative problem solver with impeccable operational, organizational and analytical skills; a confident and upbeat written and verbal communicator; highly organized and detail-oriented; and able to thrive in a high-energy entrepreneurial environment.Primary Responsibilities include: Deal Pipeline Support: The Deal Operations Specialist supports the contract execution pipeline, digitally files fully executed contracts, and provides additional administrative support to the Legal and Content Acquisition teams as needed. She/he drives to tight deadlines, acts as a gatekeeper to ensure actionable data and standard work, and fosters positive working relationships with internal and external business partners. She/he is a subject matter expert on contract tooling and drives efficiencies through process improvement and automation. Rights Management & Payment Operations: The Deal Operations Specialist works closely with Legal, Business Affairs, Finance, and Metadata Teams to onboard new partners, enter terms in the contract database, update Salesforce, request upfront payments, and kick off contractually required next steps downstream. Deal Implementation Strategy & Execution: The Deal Operations Specialist is a subject matter expert on deal implementation. She/he is an advisor to acquisitions leads pre-deal and drives the implementation of new contracts and contract changes. She/he coordinates updates at the deal, payment, and title level across relevant systems and teams. She/he performs monthly and quarterly reviews to ensure changes are implemented consistently and correctly. Operational Reporting & Data Maintenance: The Deal Operations Specialist creates and reviews reporting to support business and content operations with a focus on rights management and key financial terms. She/he supports the validation and upkeep of contract data and supports the validation of deal terms and royalty data at period close. General support: Deal Operations Specialist provides general support for the Deal & Production Operations Team, including data clean-up projects, ad hoc research, inquiry response, and trouble tickets.Role Requirements: B.A. or equivalent degree preferred. Functional fluency in Outlook, Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint. Data entry experience demonstrated a high level of accuracy. Working knowledge of database concepts and best practices. Working knowledge of SQL. Demonstrated multitasking and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced time-sensitive environment. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work with a wide variety of people. Demonstrated focused attention to detail Highly organizedRequired Workplace Competencies: A high-energy entrepreneur. A confident and upbeat successful communicator with established written and verbal business communication skills. A self-starter with impeccable organizational and analytical skills and an eye for process improvements. An avid reader and consumer of online media, including books, websites, blogs, and other digital content sources. Preferred but Not Required Qualifications Amazon experience and/or experience in the entertainment, digital media, or publishing field. Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills Intermediate SQL skills Experience with IP licensing and/or contractsAbout the Company: Our client is a company whose entrepreneurial spirit with a team of pioneers and inventors who are not afraid to disrupt the status quo and apply an innovative approach to everything they do-from revolutionizing an art form to enacting positive change in the cities and countries in which we operate. As the largest producer of audiobooks in the world, they are passionate about well-composed words that are artfully performed. The company's consistent focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned them many millions of habituated subscribers. The company's People Principles celebrate who they are and where they have been, and guide the way they work shoulder to shoulder to enhance the lives of their millions of customers. They reflect and apply to everyone who works with our clients. The entrepreneurs and operators, the dreamers and the doers, those who have worked there for 20 years, and those who have arrived in the past few weeks and months.

Keywords: GTT, LLC, Newark , Deal Operations Specialist, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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