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Associate Director, Business Affairs

Company: GTB
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At GTB/VMLY&R, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking - harnessing creativity, technology and culture - to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people's lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world. No matter the technology or the deliverable, creativity is our north-star.
We're committed to building a united global network of creators and thinkers, regardless of their age, race, skin color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.Our unique culture is rooted in a great deal of care for you and your success. Above all else, we are committed to strengthening your experience by ensuring your inner potential continues to be discovered.
The Associate Business Director is responsible for leading the business affairs team, SME for financial and legal aspects for video, radio, integrated production and intelligent content initiatives. An upstream strategic thinker that offers solutions before the bid process even begins. You are the main point of contact for producers, account management and agency leadership for all business affairs matters. A positive, can-do attitude and a curiosity to always learning more is as important as the day-to-day responsibilities.

  • Work closely with producers and client procurement team to offer solutions, negotiate costs, create estimates and payment terms
  • Team leader overseeing the business affairs team across offices in North America
  • Capable of ideating production/post strategies for efficiencies and quality
  • Interface and coordinate with creative, client engagement, accounting, legal and outside production partners
  • Have knowledge of legal guidelines for commercial production, licensing language, trademark, rights of privacy, copyright and production insurance
  • Lead scoping/evaluation of new business to determine level of business affairs staffing and involvement
  • Evaluate, evolve and educate agency concerning business affairs processes
  • Experience in intelligent content initiatives (Addressable TV, CTV, DCO), is a PLUS
  • Evaluate and monitor contracts to ensure suppliers comply with the terms and conditions of the contract in accordance with Agency and client policies
  • Write/issue/maintain appropriate bid award documents, i.e, PO's, production contracts, insurance, copyright material, etc---
  • Create multi-channel estimates for productions/post
  • Work with legal teams to outline, develop and process Contracts, MSA's and SOW's
  • Partner with Creative, Account and Producer to review concepts, production/post companies, event companies, manage triple-bid process and award projects
  • Externally, work with Ford Production/Purchasing team to ensure that we are following mandated procurement guidelines
  • Evaluate suppliers based on efficiencies, creative quality, and delivery KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
    • Strong knowledge of video, multi-channel executions. - -Print knowledge is a plus.
    • Experience managing contracts and procurements
    • Extreme Reach experience and it's capabilities/services
    • Must be well organized with strong communication skills (both verbal and writing).
    • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines. Able to multi-task with a variety of projects and tasks.
    • Knowledge of union talent rates and guidelines
    • Proficient in Word, Excel, Microsoft Teams
    • Comprehensive knowledge and administration of the SAG/AFTRA/AFM Commercials Contracts and extensive knowledge of AICP and AICE bid forms
    • Knowledge of legal guidelines for commercial production, licensing language, trademark, rights of privacy, copyright, production insurance
    • Exceptional initiative, pitch-in, multi-tasking, attention to detail and follow through skills a must.
    • Exhibits a calm and patient demeanor when facing stressful situations and urgent deadlines
    • Has a desire to continuously learn and evolve and grow the business affairs team for the current advertising landscape MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      • Bachelor's degree preferred but not mandatory
      • Proficient with Outlook, Word, and Excel
      • Minimum of 10+ years experience preferably in a fast-paced advertising/media agency
      • Have physical and mental requirements to meet the above listed job responsibilities. DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, GTB/VMLY&R Agency, LLC. does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, genetics, pregnancy-related status, veteran status, physical or mental disability where the individual is otherwise qualified, national or ethnic origin, or on any other basis where protected by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: GTB, Detroit , Associate Director, Business Affairs, Executive , Detroit, Michigan

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