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Contracts Administrator

| Austin
What we do: 
Headquartered in the heart of Austin, TX, TrendKite is blazing the trails of category creation, taking earned media out of the era of media monitoring and into the age of Digital PR.
This is a time of profound change as all aspects of life, including business, are impacted by the disruption of traditional journalism and the rise of social networks and other forms of communication. With this change, the PR industry has been redefined. Digital PR is the intersection of traditional PR, content marketing, social media, influencer management, and search. By harnessing artificial intelligence and big data analytics to optimize the impact public relations has on a brand’s reputation, website traffic and business goals, TrendKite’s platform is transforming the way the world views earned media, allowing modern PR professionals to create deeper connections with customers and prospects. Companies like Nike, Google, Delta, SXSW and thousands more turn PR coverage into real business impact using TrendKite.
Market disruption requires requires hiring the top people in our industry, developing them, and empowering them to solve interesting problems and do the very best work of their careers. If that sounds exciting, then we’d love to hear from you.
The TrendKite Legal team is looking for an experienced Contracts Manager to work with our sales teams to negotiate and manage our customer agreements. This position will own the contract management function, including running our customer and vendor contracting processes and managing our contract records. A deep understanding of commercial contract issues and as well as exceptional organizational skills, are essential to this role.

What you'll do at TrendKite:

  • Partner with our new business and account management teams to quickly close deals and renewals while ensuring that our agreements comply with our corporate policies and compliance obligations
  • Manage the end-to-end review and approval process for customer and vendor contracts and related documents
  • Own the records and data management for all commercial contracts and related documents
  • Keep track of our ongoing contract obligations
  • Identify, analyze and report on key contract and risk metrics
  • Work alongside our internal teams to resolve contract issues and disputes
  • Deliver ongoing contracting process and risk management improvements

What you must bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of experience drafting and negotiating commercial sales agreements and related documents (e.g., NDAs, SOWs, and contract amendments)
  • Ability to work in the fast-paced environment of a high-growth startup is essential!
  • A collaborative, customer-oriented negotiating style
  • Strong grasp of commercial contracting principles and the ability to quickly identify and communicate legal and business risks to key stakeholders
  • Top-notch communication and interpersonal skills and a team-first attitude
  • Excellent organizational skills with an exemplary attention to detail
  • A flexible schedule around month-end - availability to help close deals at the end of the month is a must!
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision to meet tight deadlines
  • Experience working with cross-functional business teams, including finance, product and sales
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency (we will not sponsor at this time)

Bonus if you have:

  • Experience working with SaaS agreements
  • Experience with CRM and CM tools like Salesforce, SpringCM and DocuSign

Please note this is a non-practicing position. Why TrendKite? TrendKite has the some of the brightest, most passionate and driven folks in the industry. If working with smart, fun, talented people who genuinely like another appeals to you, then you might want to join our team. We pride ourselves in living our values, not just talking about them. They are core to who we are as a company and drive every decision we make as we continue to build a special, incredibly successful business without losing sight of what got us here, our people. Sure, we have a fun, friendly environment with awesome office space and perks out the wazoo, but that’s not why people come to TrendKite and certainly not why they stay. We are here to do our life’s best work and to connect with one another on a deeper level as we go on an incredible, career-defining journey, together as One Team. To work at TrendKite, these should resonate with you. It’s a big part of the reason why we are here! Our Values: Operational Excellence is what makes TrendKite one of the most disruptive, fast-growing, and high-profile companies in the Austin area and the marketing technology ecosystem. From our data-driven decision making to our cutting-edge processes to our customer-obsessed service, we have a very high bar in everything we do. We are One Team! TrendKiters make up a greater team working together to accomplish our mission while supporting one another. Time is precious at TrendKite - we have a sense of urgency like no other - we call it Cycle Time. We work with a maximum speed and intensity to capitalize on the opportunity in front of us. That lets us innovate at warp speed, leaving the competition in the dust. We are intellectually honest - we solve problems using data and facts rather than personal beliefs or agendas. Forget the politics. We do what’s right for the business. We have a Learning Culture where we focus on professional growth through training and mentorship. While we are growing our employees we’re also impacting our customers by empowering our folks with best-in-class skills across the company. TrendKite is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

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We are in the heart of Downtown Austin's burgeoning startup scene, directly across from the Capital Factory and a block away from Congress.
At TrendKite, grow your career — and still find time to ride the hoverboard

What are TrendKite Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fully Stocked Fridge and Pantry- Quality lunch foods and snacks to keep you fueled
Friday Bytes and Bites- Company updates and awesome trainings for you.
Paid Parking- Worth its weight in gold in downtown Austin.

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