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Ascential is an international business-to-business media company. We inform and connect business professionals in more than 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions, Festivals and Information Services.
OneClickRetail http://oneclickretail.com/ a dynamic Utah based business. One Click Retail provides data analytics to help major brands optimize their eCommerce activities. Customers include Procter & Gamble, HP, Unilever, Hamilton Beach, Nestle and Panasonic. Revenue is generated predominantly through recurring annual subscriptions to the company's Dashboard product which provides insights to help customers drive sales through Amazon and other eCommerce retailers - an increasingly important channel for many of them. The insights focus on product market share, its drivers, and the actions that can be taken to increase sales.
This business is rapidly expanding internationally and is a recent acquisition by Ascential plc. www.ascential.com
Ascential exist to provide our customers with world class content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. Our products enable focus, growth and value.
The role of Commercial Counsel (“CC”) will report directly to the CFO with a dotted line to the Group Legal Director of Ascential. This role will join an international legal team based in London, New York and Chicago.
The job requires CC to work closely with the business in particular with members of the Sales, procurement and technology teams, the Chief Financial Officer, and the wider business generally. CC to provide legal advice and guidance to the business in all areas including:
Advising, drafting and amending a full range of commercial contracts, outsourcing, working on bespoke software development / Services contracts, statements of work and licensing agreements, standard terms and conditions, sponsorship contracts, IP licensing agreements, commercial partnerships, and other business as usual agreements;
Advising and contributing to Information Security policies, procedures and best practice with the IT Information Security team
Advising on copyright and trademark issues (contentious and non-contentious), managing the trademark portfolio;
Providing training on contract and other legal issues in particular, regular updates to the business on issues affecting them;
Assisting and developing templates for use by the business and legal team;
Delivering advice on how to manage legal risk and reporting the risks to the key management teams;
Putting in place mitigation and avoidance techniques to manage legal risk with a key focus on IT and IP issues. Be able to explain liquidated damages, indemnities and warranties to non-lawyers.
Where required, engaging and managing external counsel and legal costs.
Keeping records of matters worked on.
Key attributes and competencies:
Exceptional Communications Skills,
Good negotiation skills,
Must understand commercial imperatives, commercial risk and can distinguish legal risk to facilitate business goals;
Excellent Project Management skills
Good team player;
Would suit an experienced, versatile and competent well rounded in-house counsel;
Meticulous attention to detail;
Proactive and collegiate;
Requires self-confidence, assuredness and the ability to work accurately and with diplomacy in a demanding and highly confidential environment
Good influencing and persuasion skills
Proactive and flexible approach with a `can do` attitude
Ability to concentrate on several areas of work at one time, prioritising work load, delivering consistently to deadlines and reacting positively to changes and conflicting priorities;
Resilient, with the ability to work well under pressure
Excellent relationship builder
Approachable and capable of being creative in finding solutions
Who We Are
We are a business-to-business media company connecting leading business professionals in more than 150 countries through insightful market-leading Exhibitions, inspiring Festivals, and precise Informational Services.
Ascential Events bring communities together to be inspired, to trade, to network and to learn.
From the Cannes Lions International Festival of Cre...ativity to Money20/20 to Spring/Autumn Fair, we work hard for our customers to produce valuable events that make a meaningful impact on people, brands and businesses across the world.
Our teams are passionate about the industries we serve – whether we’re inspiring a new generation of young creative talent, putting breakthrough technology into the classroom or acting as the launchpad for a hot new Scandi homeware brand.
WGSN is a our global trend forecasting service, providing insightful market intelligence for the fashion industry and design businesses. Our global trend forecasters and data scientists obsessively decode the future to provide the authoritative view on tomorrow. With experts in every major continent we build locally sourced, globally relevant content including daily trend intelligence, retail analytics, consumer insights and bespoke consultancy services.
Plexus is the new formation of EMAP, 4C and PlanetRetail delivering precise, up-to-date content and insight through information services including Retail Week, Nursing Times and Groundsure. Plexus is the new formation of EMAP, 4C and PlanetRetail. A leading international digital business information and events company. Plexus’ products in healthcare, retail and the built environment are at the heart of the industries they connect. Through advanced digital services and live event experiences they bring together a powerful blend of people, information, insight and analysis. These networks of unmatched intelligence and influence power businesses and enable professionals to go further, faster.
One Click Retail (OCR) is a market leader in eCommerce data measurement, sales analytics and search optimisation for brand manufacturers in North America, Europe and Asia. Thanks to our proprietary sales calculations that are 98.5% accurate down to the SKU level, OCR’s accuracy is unrivaled in the marketplace. We provide better data, help make better decisions and deliver better results, positioning our accuracy as unrivaled in the marketplace.
Do We Inspire You?
We inspire people with our market leading brands and attract talented people from around the globe with our strong ethics, integrity and clear focus for the future. Join a company celebrating and developing creatives to become their very best and be inspired.
Can You Inspire Us?
As an ever expanding business, we thrive upon fresh talent, new ideas, and unique approaches.
What is your style?
How do you see it?
We want you to try things differently, show us your creativity, and inspire us by being you.
So why not join us and discover what you can do?