Director, Business Affairs

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At Brightspot®, we believe technology should enable content-focused teams to work smarter, faster, and more seamlessly to move businesses forward. Our world-class delivery team has decades of collective experience supporting digital transformation efforts for some of the world’s most well-known companies – from eCommerce brands and media organizations to corporate businesses. Named as a 2021 Top Workplace by The Washington Post, a 2021 Hot Vendor for Content Experience from Aragon Research, and the 2020 Best Content Management System by the Digiday Technology Awards, Brightspot prides itself on being a leading content management system built to grow and adapt with any business.
 
Do you want to work hard alongside smart and talented product managers, engineers, and designers every day? Do you excel when you are smack in the middle of a challenging project, thrive when things get complex, and yawn when everything is going according to plan? Do you actually want to like your clients and coworkers?

The Director, Business Affairs will have extensive experience in negotiating client deals and will be familiar with the digital media landscape. They will own the legal process around client services, product licensing and on-going support agreements, etc. In addition, the ideal candidate must be able to work effectively in a complex environment with diverse stakeholders, including senior management, operations, legal counsel and client teams, both internally and externally.

Responsibilities

  • Draft/review client Statement of Works (SOWs) for deliverables, staff plans and production management, creative reviews and general legal call-outs
  • Draft/review vendor agreements to ensure compliance with Client SOW’s and MSA’s
  • Advise on and execute Brightspot's business strategy
  • Use judgement, discretion, and decision-making authority to directly handle the evaluating, structuring, negotiating and implementing client agreements
  • Work closely with executives across the company throughout all stages of a deal, including compiling and prioritizing deal points from the various business units
  • Communicate, implement, and champion best practices
  • Work with Risk Management to evaluate production and contract concerns
  • Be a proponent for the best interest of the company while maintaining client satisfaction

Qualifications

  • 5-7+ years of experience in Legal and/or Business Affairs in the digital media and/or technology space
  • Proficient in contract administration and structuring, negotiating and implementing client deals
  • Superior analytical and writing skills and ability, together with strong business and financial acumen.
  • Strong negotiation skills, both as an individual and with a team.
  • Ability to strategize and think creatively; strong problem solving skills required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of digital media initiatives, platforms, products and services
  • Professional, confident demeanor and a team player.
  • Excel in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment.

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More Information on Brightspot
Brightspot operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Reston, VA and Portland, OR. Brightspot was founded in 2008. It has 919 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 17 open jobs at Brightspot, click here.
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