The Manager of Contract Administration will be responsible for the creation and management of contracts from offer stage through contract execution for MRI entertainment venues. The Manager of Contract Administration ensures all activities performed within the reporting departments are in accordance with the company's business objectives, budget guidelines, mission statement, and core service standards. Oversee the daily operations, communication, and processes related to the creation and execution of all event-related legal documents for the arenas, theaters and other entertainment venues. Draft a variety of legal documents, including but not limited to, venue license agreements, artist performance agreements, and offer letters for the arenas, theaters, festival lots and other venues. Collaborate with MRI Corporate Legal to review and revise event-related legal documents and redlines prior to execution. Analyze contracts, providing and maintaining necessary contractual/research information and rights analysis in response to business requests and to assist with maintaining various venue obligations. Track the current status of open contracts from initial draft through review to ensure timely execution of all contracts and related documents. Collaborate and assist MRI Corporate Legal teams with preparation of legal documents and redlines, drafting routine letters and other correspondence. Assist the Booking Team with negotiating business terms related to the booking of public, private, and convention events. Assist the Booking Team with preparation of certain event booking materials such as deal point summaries. Liaise with event promoters and producers to communicate and obtain the proper levels and certificates of insurance in compliance with MGM Resorts policies and procedures. Communicate with other departments and MRI properties to disseminate contract details to ensure proper fulfillment by operational teams. Accurately maintain and administer the contract management process, legal contracts filing systems, and assists in monitoring dates of legal significance. (e.g., options and expirations). Perform all other job related duties as requested.
Bachelor Degree in related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
At least 3 years of related work experience.
Excellent contract drafting and contract analysis.
Related experience in the entertainment industry, with emphasis on contract drafting.
Must be familiar with the role of promoters, artist managers, agents and lawyers.
Highly organized, detail-oriented with the ability to independently prioritize work and handle multiple tasks with set deadlines as a top priority, and possess excellent organizational and tracking skills.
Ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent customer service skills.
Able to lead and mentor a team.
Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
Professional appearance and demeanor.
Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Working knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office/Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.
At least 2 years of legal assistant or paralegal experience; contracts management experience.
Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands, including Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage.
The MGM Resorts International brand is synonymous with events and entertainment, presented to the world
through a unique portfolio of resort destinations, live concerts, theaters and are...nas. MGM Resorts International hosts a lineup of world-class entertainment from championship boxing matches and superstar headliners to premier sporting events and cutting-edge theatrical productions.
The Company is also currently in the process of developing MGM National Harbor in Maryland and MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. The Company also owns 51 percent of MGM China Holdings Limited–which owns MGM Macau resort and casino and is currently developing a gaming resort in Cotai– and 50 percent of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino.
The commitment of each of our employees at each of our resorts to creating the ultimate experience for our guests is the essence of MGM Resorts International.
For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit our Company's website at mgmresorts.com.