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What we do isn’t easy. Nothing extraordinary ever is.

At Jack Morton we create head-turning, stomach-dropping, mind-boggling, smile-inducing brand experiences for everyone. The world’s biggest brands and challenger brands that make you go “hmmm” and “wow …” We work with them all, and so can you.

What we create is unique. Like you. It’s the future of marketing and there’s nothing passive or predictable about it. We promise every day will be different than the previous one in a very good way.

We’ve been around the block a few times in the last 80+ years, and what we’ve found at the end of the day, is that we really love what we do — no matter who we do it for. We also happen to be pretty great at it, and we’ve got the hardware to prove it. That and the humility to know you’ll help make the work even better.

We take care of each other, as much as we take care of business. We forget titles, check egos at the door, roll up our sleeves, don headsets, do the coffee run, and work together to make cool things happen.  We marvel in each other’s uniqueness and revel in what each of us brings to the human potluck that is Jack. We want this to be a place where you can be you, all of you, and bring your true and honest self to work, every day in every way.

So if you want to help shape the future of an entire industry, welcome. If you’re looking to be global, but still feel local, come on in. If you feel work, and the people you work with, can be extraordinary, let’s chat.

Hi, we’re Jack. And we’re hiring. See our latest marketing jobs below.

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Contracts Administration Director (Legal Counsel)

Detroit, Michigan, United States

We have an opening for a Contracts Administration Director and Legal Counsel based in our Detroit office.  This role is responsible for the smooth day-to-day operation of the contract management process, primarily for the Detroit office and its clients but occasionally for other Jack Morton offices, and supervision of a legal staff of two.  Responsibilities include reviewing and drafting regional and national promotional agreements and related documents to ensure clarity, compliance with legal and client policy requirements, and best business practices. The Contracts Administration Director will also provide general commercial legal counsel to the Detroit office in collaboration with the corporate legal team.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Serve as strategic partner and trusted legal advisor to Jack Morton, its account teams, and its clients.
  • Lead the Contract Administration Team to ensure timely and accurate processing, approval, and execution of all agreements.
  • Negotiate, review, and draft promotional, sweepstakes, personal services, and product placement agreements on behalf of our client.
  • Draft agreement templates.
  • Daily interaction with the account teams, evaluation staff, and, as necessary, third-party promoters.
  • Ensure marketing programs follow best business practices and comply with legal standards and client policies and processes.
  • Work closely with client’s advertising and marketing legal staff.
  • Use database system to review and approve marketing programs from the legal perspective.
  • Assist and educate employees with understanding legal agreements.
  • Act as a resource and advisor for sponsorship and procurement contract negotiations as requested.

 

Requirements:

  • 7-10 years of relevant legal experience required.
  • Legal experience working at or with marketing services agencies engaged in the development of advertising or promotional materials and contracts.
  • Experience in contract administration – negotiating, drafting, editing, and closing.
  • Experience with contract management or data management software and processes.
  • Strong client management skills.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Highly organized and extremely detail oriented, extremely strong writing skills.
  • Ability to constantly manage and prioritize multiple programs.
  • Ability to work with multiple account, production, and client teams.
  • J.D. degree required.

 

Jack Morton and Genuine are equal opportunity employers; we strongly value diversity at our companies. We do not discriminate on race, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. In 2021, Jack Morton and Genuine, as part of Interpublic Group (IPG), have been named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index (GEI), and Jack Morton has once again been designated a Best Place To Work For LGBTQ Workplace Equality by the Human Rights Campaign in their Corporate Equality Index.

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

 

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We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

***JOB SCAM ALERT***

We have recently become aware that individuals not associated with Jack Morton have fraudulently used our name – and the names of some of our employees – to solicit applications for fake jobs, to conduct fake job interviews and to make fake job offers.  Any request to schedule an interview and any bona fide offer of employment will only come from an authorized representative of Jack Morton with an email address “@jackmorton.com” or “@jackmorton.co.uk”.  We will never require an applicant to provide credit card or banking information to cover any supposed advance costs.

If you have provided personal information in connection with a fake job offer or interview and you are concerned, we suggest that you take appropriate action.

Jack Morton takes these activities very seriously and are taking appropriate steps to shut down this fraudulent activity.

We urge you to be careful when sharing your personal information and to be aware of scams involving fake job postings and job offers.