14 hours

Counsel, Marketing

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Counsel, Marketing

Jobid 23768-379350

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 35664BR

**Job Title** Counsel, Marketing

**Business Segment** Filmed Entertainment Group

**Sub-Business** Film Headquarters

**Posting Category** Legal & Business Affairs

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City


**Role Summary:**

The Universal Filmed Entertainment Group has an immediate opening for an attorney on the Marketing Legal Affairs team that provides legal support to the studio’s various marketing, promotions and publicity activities. The position involves working with clients in multiple business units as well as providing subject matter expertise to other lawyers and business affairs executives across the studio.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

The candidate will be responsible for the following:

+ Drafting and negotiating various commercial agreements related to the advertising, marketing, promotion and publicity of the studio’s films, television shows and related entertainment properties. This includes, but is not limited to: agreements related to the production, development and/or exploitation of creative materials with vendors, service providers, independent contractors, media companies and digital/social media platforms; license agreements; event agreements; sponsorship, promotion and brand integration agreements; and charitable partnership agreements.

+ Reviewing all elements of creative marketing materials and advising the business on clearance and rights issues including with respect to trademark, copyright, right of publicity and privacy matters as well as preparing releases for the use of third party materials in advertising and marketing materials.

+ Evaluating licensing, production, talent and other related agreements to evaluate marketing rights and third party approvals.

+ Drafting and revising contest/sweepstakes rules, regulations and release forms.

+ Researching and preparing interpretations on FTC, NAD, COPPA and CARU guidelines and decisions, as needed.

+ Performing additional responsibilities as assigned and directed by the VP, Head of Marketing & Advertising, Business and Legal Affairs.


Basic Qualifications:

+ J.D. from an accredited law school.

+ Member of the California State Bar or Registered with the California Bar as in house counsel.

+ 4+ years of legal experience with an entertainment/advertising law firm or in-house legal department of a motion picture or television company or advertising agency (or similar).

+ Excellent drafting, negotiating and analytical skills.

+ A strong understanding and interest in marketing, advertising, digital and social media.

+ Superior interpersonal and communication skills enabling the candidate to work with multiple personalities and styles at all levels of the organization.

+ Highly detail oriented and organized with exceptional ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

+ Self-starter with a very strong work ethic and the ability to work as part of a team but also independently with minimal supervision.

+ Familiarity with marketing and advertising regulations from the FTC, COPPA and CARU preferred.Eligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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