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Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs


Stamford, CT
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs

Jobid 23768-379827

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 35783BR

**Job Title** Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

**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. 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.


The NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of a unique array of broadcast television, cable television, radio and digital sports assets, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN (NBC Sports Network), Golf Channel, 11 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and all of their respective digital properties. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, the IOC and USOC (Olympics), PGA TOUR, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, Formula One, IndyCar and many more.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford



+ Advise clients on all issues pertaining to NBC Sports Group’s digital businesses, as well as the group’s initiatives involving emerging technology and social media platforms.

+ Draft, review and negotiate digital and technology agreements, including master service agreements and related statements of work and service level agreements, as well as licensing agreements, online third-party “click-through” agreements and website terms of use for NBC Sports Group properties.

+ Counsel and support business and technology teams on privacy and data security issues in connection with the development of products, platforms, services and other initiatives involving the collection and use of consumer data, including advertising, marketing, customer experience, and related business and technology initiatives.

+ Draft, review and negotiate marketing services agreements. Review related creative materials.

+ Counsel marketing teams on promotional campaigns, as well as contests and sweepstakes.

+ Handle standards review with respect to linear and digital advertising.

+ Responsible for working with client groups within the NBC Sports Group as liaison to the NBC Law Department, as necessary, to obtain guidance on legal issues relating to the above.

+ Other matters at the discretion of the Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs.


Basic Qualifications

+ Law degree from top tier law school

+ Member of a state bar in good standing

+ Minimum three (3) years related experience at law firm or comparable in-house position

+ Capable of providing practical legal advice to members of business team at all levels

+ Must be a team player

+ Strong work ethic with ability to work independently, multi-task successfully and meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment, with minimal supervisionEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )

+ Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation

+ Attorneys within NBC Sports Group work from NBCSG headquarters in Stamford, CT. Candidate must therefore be willing to work from Stamford, CT

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

+ Must be 18 years or older

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Experience in broadcast media or sports business, and/or new media and/or an understanding of television, cable industry and/or new media distribution businesses, a plus

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

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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