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Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Interim Legal Talent group has an immediate need for a Corporate Counsel to join our clients established, and growing legal team.
Provide legal support and strategic advice to business clients on all aspects of event/team/venue sponsorships, Card Member on-site experiences, talent/influencer campaigns and social media content and programs.
Draft and negotiate novel agreements with media and production companies, agencies, events/venues/teams, brands, celebrity talent and other key partners.
Review and analyze marketing offers, benefits, and content integrated into Card Member experiences and entertainment.
Provide legal support and thought leadership on media buying for the enterprise (e.g. media planning, contracting and execution) including as related to privacy and data strategy considerations, as well as native advertising and custom content issues.
Work closely with business leaders to understand their concerns and challenges, and use your creativity and practical problem solving to quickly action solutions.
Generate buy-in and develop strategic partnerships across various business unit teams, Compliance and Privacy through relationship-building and effective communication.
Bachelor’s degree & J.D.
Qualified to practice law in New York
5+ years of relevant in-house and/or law firm experience
Knowledge of advertising and marketing laws (specifically FTC regulations and guidelines) and experience with their practical application to marketing content (native advertising, offers, claims, etc.)
Significant experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating various types of marketing, sponsorship and partnership agreements, preferably with a technology component
Experience with branded entertainment/content and media buying, including privacy and data sharing considerations
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to generate creative and innovative solutions to client issues
Ability to communicate complex issues clearly and persuasively, in both written and oral format
Experience thriving in a fast-paced environment
Ability to build relationships and partner with others to drive results
Capacity to be agile and pivot appropriately when challenged with new information or evolving circumstances
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA also provides executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit www.mlaglobal.com.