Contracts Manager (Raleigh, NC)

IXL Learning - Raleigh, North Carolina - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading EdTech company with products used by 15 million students worldwide, is seeking an experienced Contracts Manager to join our growing team.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience with writing customer contracts and negotiation of contracts as well as all other aspects of contract administration, including tracking and organizing contracts, coordinating and conducting contract review and communications, and experience editing/redlining contracts according to guidelines set by IXL management.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Administration and review of legal documents and customer agreements for IXL Learning and our complete family of brands under the supervision of our Contracts Director 
  • Lead, manage and assign tasks to a team of Contract Administrators
  • Coordinate customer contract and other legal document review, revision, and negotiation in collaboration with Contracts Director, General Counsel, Sales Management, Product, Finance, Customer Support, and Engineering teams; edit and revise documents according to guidelines set by IXL leadership
  • Prepare and communicate legal document status to appropriate sales team members
  • Maintain version control of all agreements to ensure the most current is returned to sales team and customers
  • Establish and maintain contracts database for all IXL brands; provide tracking and reporting on contract documents as needed
  • Maintain vendor registrations for all IXL brands
  • Work to obtain proper signatures (customer and CEO) on all agreements and act as liaison with IXL’s General Counsel on new agreements and renegotiated terms
  • Perform customization of standardized agreements at the direction of Sales leadership and General Counsel
  • Other tasks as assigned, including assisting with tracking and responding to legal notices and litigation related tasks

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • BA/BS degree in Business or related field and/or a certificate of completion or degree from an approved paralegal program or post-secondary institution
  • 5+ years of contract administration experience
  • 2+ years of people management experience
  • Competence in legal/commercial terms relevant to SaaS contracts – such as data privacy, security and SOW’s
  • Prior experience at an education related company or experience with education related laws such as FERPA is preferred
  • Ability to properly handle materials that are highly sensitive and confidential
  • General knowledge of legal terminology and procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others
  • Exceptional ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, in English
  • Ability to work independently and be self-starting
  • Expert knowledge of administrative procedures and systems such as word processing systems, records management systems, file organization and maintenance, preparation of standard forms and other typical office procedures and terminology
  • Experience using Salesforce is preferred

ABOUT IXL LEARNING

IXL Learning is the country's largest EdTech company. We reach millions of learners through our diverse range of products. For example:

  • 1 in 4 students in the United States uses IXL.com
  • Rosetta Stone provides an immersive learning experience for 25 languages
  • Wyzant is the nation's largest community of tutors, covering 300+ subjects
  • Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) is a comprehensive marketplace for millions of educator-created resources

Our mission is to create innovative products that will make a real, positive difference for learners and educators and we're looking for passionate, mission-minded people to join us in achieving this goal. We have a unique culture at IXL that fosters collaboration and the open exchange of ideas. We value our team and treat one another with kindness and respect. We approach our work with passion, tenacity, and authenticity. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions and we are eager to have you join our team.

At IXL, we value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Role

Customer Implementation / Customer Success

Experience Level

Mid Level

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