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Squarespace is motivated by great design in everything we do, & we believe that all ideas deserve to be presented beautifully. With that in mind, we are looking for a creative-first Business Affairs Manager who can collaborate with many departments, including creative, production, marketing, legal, & finance to ensure efficient & legally cleared final delivery of Squarespace's creative work created for all social channels.

You can advocate for the best creative outcome through building relationships across multiple teams including Creative, Production, Marketing, Finance, & Legal. You can juggle a high volume of projects & assess & advise the creative team under conditions of uncertainty to achieve beautiful, legally-cleared results. You will report to the Head of Business Affairs & will be based in either New York or Los Angeles.

You'll Get To

  • Provide stakeholders with advice & counsel, research, & clearance on all work throughout the lifecycle of a project (including digital production, photoshoots, animation, partnerships & non-creative work) from concept through delivery.
  • Assist producers in managing production estimates & actuals, including creating requisitions/purchase orders in our financial system, processing invoices, & tracking payments.
  • Draft, negotiate & review a wide range of agreements related to production, influencer marketing, partnerships, & the Squarespace product, such as production agreements, partnership agreements, talent agreements, NDAs, property & location agreements, image, footage & music licenses
  • Perform trademark, copyright, & internet searches for proposed branding, naming, taglines, & design
  • Assist producers & partners in managing project folders, completion reports, project completion checklists & related documents.

Who We're Looking For

  • You have 3+ years experience in a similar role at a direct advertiser, advertising agency, or other relevant experience.
  • A working knowledge of production (including TV, radio, print, OOH, banners, digital, in-product content, partnerships & non-creative work), talent (including guild & union regulations), music, fonts, contract law & intellectual property rights (as applicable to the creative industry).
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Analytical & creative problem solving skills
  • Excellent drafting, negotiation, communication (written & verbal) skills
  • Ability to partner effectively with stakeholders in a fast paced environment.
  • Interest in working on a wide variety of projects in terms of scope & complexity

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums 
  • Fertility & adoption benefits
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefit
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch & snacks
  • Private rooftop

Cash Compensation Range: $77,000 - $120,000 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, & location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Squarespace employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

About Squarespace

Squarespace is a leading all-in-one website building & ecommerce platform that enables millions to build a brand & transact with their customers in an impactful & beautiful online presence. Our products allow anyone at any stage of their journey to manage their projects & businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, & scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold & hospitality business management through Tock. Squarespace democratizes access to outstanding design, helping our customers in approximately 200 countries & territories maintain consistent branding across all digital touchpoints to stand out online. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal (coming soon!) & coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, & Australia. For more information, visit

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives & experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace & celebrate the diversity of our customers, but we also work toward the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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