Facebook Contracts Associate in Austin, Texas

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Summary:

The Contracts Associate will prepare and negotiate commercial contracts for various departments within Facebook. This position is located in Austin, TX. This position requires knowledge and experience with commercial contracts and contractual language. The Contracts Associate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with frequent tight deadlines under minimal supervision. Must be comfortable working efficiently and effectively with both internal clients and external vendor attorneys/legal teams.

Required Skills:

  1. Prepare, redline, negotiate and manage commercial contracts including services agreements, Statements of Work, amendments and related legal agreements

  2. Engage in frequent communications with both Facebook’s and vendor’s legal teams

  3. Liaises with business partners to understand their projects goals, project description and all requirements are accurately reflected in each contract

  4. Responsible for entering contracts into Facebook’s contract management tools

  5. Liaises with departments such as finance and legal to ensure agreements are in compliance with legal and budgetary guidelines and policies

  6. Ensure end-to-end successful completion of the assigned contracts

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2+ years of contract drafting and negotiation experience

  2. Experience prioritizing and managing agreements

  3. Analytical and interpersonal experience

  4. Knowledge in business risk with legal/contractual issues

  5. Experience working with various tools including MS Office, Oracle, and contract management tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. JD or paralegal certificate

  2. Experience working with or in support of diverse communities

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.