Commercial Contracts Manager
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.
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.
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
Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.
Zone A: USD $138,200 - USD $169,000
Zone B: USD $128,500 - USD $157,100
Zone C: USD $121,700 - USD $148,700
Zone D: USD $110,600 - USD $135,200
To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information.
Benefits include the following:
- Healthcare coverage
- Retirement Plans including company match
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance
- Paid parental and caregiving leave
- Paid time off
- Learning and Development resources
- Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits
- Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources
This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.
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.
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.