Senior Business Affairs Manager

  • 1265 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Pereira O’Dell is a full-service agency with offices in New York and San Francisco and is
recognized as one of the most innovative and creative firms in advertising. Our client work has won 3 Emmys, hundreds of advertising awards and has been made into two feature films. The agency has been named to Ad Age A-List multiple times and was named by Fast Company as one of the 10 most innovative companies in advertising. Pereira O’Dell’s client roster includes MINI Cooper, Adobe, General Mills, ABInBev, Zelle, Timberland, Fifth Third Bank, Intel, The Cheesecake Factory, Rakuten and The Central Park Conservancy.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

We’re looking for a Senior Business Affairs Manager to join our team! The Senior Business Affairs Manager will help oversee the business and legal facets of production for Pereira O’Dell (San Francisco and New York) and their clients. Ideally, we're looking to find a Senior Business Affairs Manager who is based in San Francisco or another West Coast market, open to remote work.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Manage the Agency’s production process to ensure an efficient, reliable and accurate workflow.

  • Work closely with producers, creatives and account teams in all parts of the production process

  • Work closely with business affairs coordinator for purchase orders, invoicing and reconciling

  • Identify, manage and communicate legal issues during the production process 

  • Review creative, concepts and scripts

  • Conduct preliminary trademark searches for proposed taglines

  • Actively manage client budgets and provide solutions to help stay within client budget while producing best creative work.

  • Prepare estimates for union and non-union talent session and use fees

  • Negotiate, prepare, and review a variety of agreements, including but not limited to celebrity contracts, music licensing, and production agreements

  • Monitor usage and expirations for talent, music and stock

  • Ensure compliance with client guidelines and SOWs.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • BS/BA degree

  • At least 7 years of business affairs experience at an advertising agency

  • Thorough knowledge of  the SAG - AFTRA rules

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment

 

Additional Information:

NEW YORK:

Pereira O'Dell is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the US Federal E-Verify program. At this time, we are not accepting resumes or candidates from third-party vendors.  

SAN FRANCISCO:

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Pereira O'Dell is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the US Federal E-Verify program. At this time, we are not accepting resumes or candidates from third-party vendors.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.