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Associate Counsel

NBCUniversal

New York, NY 05-07-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world

Job Description

Join our NBCUniversal EPIC Legal Team! EPIC symbolizes key foundational principles as we strive to be extraordinary partners to our businesses in an evolving environment. Here at NBCU Legal, we are Expert Partners who provide Inspiring and Creative solutions to our clients. We are subject-matter experts who collaborate with our legal colleagues and clients to guide, solve and push for our collective success. We inspire by bringing optimism and positivity to our work and apply strategic and innovative thinking to support our businesses.

Role Purpose

NBCUniversal is looking for a dynamic lawyer to join NBCUniversal's Advertising & Marketing legal team. This role will provide strategic counsel and support to the NBCU Television Marketing teams and the NBCU Ad Sales Creative Partnerships team. The ideal candidate will have experience advising on marketing and advertising matters, and supporting clients engaged in the creation of innovative marketing and advertising content and campaigns.

Job Duties
• Provide practical, timely advice on marketing and advertising campaigns/activations, including providing legal and business risk analysis to senior executives
• Review creative materials (including pitches, scripts, rough cuts, final cuts, and social posts) and advise on IP issues, guild considerations, regulatory compliance, and other similar matters
• Draft and negotiate a wide variety of marketing and advertising agreements, including marketing services agreements, brand integration agreements, sponsorship agreements, talent agreements, influencer agreements, production services agreements, vendor agreements, live events agreements, etc.
• Consult with the Labor & Employment team to advise on union and guild issues implicated by marketing and advertising materials
• Work closely with the Privacy legal team to provide privacy-related advice in connection with promotions, live events, campaigns, marketing/advertising websites, and other marketing/advertising activities
• Monitor legal developments impacting marketing and advertising activities, and provide regular training to Television Marketing and Creative Partnerships client groups on legal issues and risks
• Assist with various Advertising & Marketing group projects

Qualifications

Basic Requirements
• J.D. from an accredited law school
• Member of the California State Bar or New York State Bar, or willingness and qualification to be registered in-house counsel in California
• Minimum of 1 year of experience in a law firm and/or in-house legal department of a media company

Desired Characteristics
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, think both strategically and practically, use good judgment, analyze risk, and make quick decisions
• Excellent negotiation, drafting, and analytical skills
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, with strong attention to detail
• Ability to craft innovative, business-friendly solutions, and assist in implementation
• Proven experience and willingness to advise on novel content and marketing/advertising activations, as well as matters of first impression outside of traditional marketing/advertising
• Capacity to balance multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently, and meet deadlines for tasks and assignments

Additional Requirements
• Must be willing to work in Los Angeles, CA or New York, NY
• Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
• This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary Range: $100,000-$130,000 (Bonus Eligible).

Additional Information

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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5yqje-44-200-86-95-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $100,000 to $130,000 Per Year ($ USD)