Commercial Contracts Manager

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

We are looking for a contracts manager with a background in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial contracts to join our Legal team. This role would support the Partnerships organization at Block in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial terms related to API integrations between Block and its partners, and reports to the Commercial Contracts Lead for Partnerships.

You will:

  • Review, draft and negotiate partnerships agreements which may include: integration and development obligations, referral and revenue share commitments, joint marketing initiatives, technology licensing, consulting services, and non disclosure requirements. 

  • Work as part of the Counsel team with other teams on a variety of legal matters with specific emphasis on partnering with attorneys to support executives and professionals in the partnerships organization

  • Work with members of the Counsel team to develop and improve applicable forms, processes and procedures

  • Employ innovative solutions to challenging legal and operational issues, in order to empower and enable the business while mitigating risk exposure to the organization and maintaining compliance with company directives.

Qualifications

You have:

  • Minimum of three years of contracts drafting and negotiation experience at technology companies or law firms

  • Expertise in drafting and negotiating various commercial, licensing and other technology related agreements, including Software as a Service, consulting, licensing, and non-disclosure agreements. 

  • Analytical ability, project management experience, and ability to identify and explain contractual issues and requirements

  • A team-oriented style and can work in a distributed workforce

  • The ability to meet deliverables on time and work in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes

  • Familiarity with Google G-Suite, Docusign, Malbek, and/or other contract management and legal department management tools is a plus

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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