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Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts, Technology
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries—EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems— EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what’s possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.
Hughes Network Systems, an EchoStar Company is seeking a Corporate Counsel to support our North America Division. this position will be located in our Germantown, Maryland office.
Providing support for the HughesNet consumer business in the areas of advertising claims, third party website use, privacy and PCI rules, as well as providing guidance on the protection of consumer data.
Structuring and drafting agreements to support the HughesNet consumer Internet access business. This includes subscriber agreements directly with consumers, as well as agreements with sales agents and dealers and distributors.
Advising the business on current privacy laws and assuring company remains in compliance.
Advising the business on other applicable laws and regulations affecting the HughesNet consumer service. This includes compliance with TCPA and FCRA requirements.
Developing and providing training to marketing and sales on compliance issues affecting the HughesNet consumer business.
Maintaining working knowledge of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) advertising policies.
Drafting and negotiation of agreements with installation and maintenance subcontractors
Structuring and drafting complex contracts for large and medium enterprises. (from proposal development through close-out).
Working closely with business teams on contract procurements and transactions.
Communicating and advising on potential risks and reducing company exposure.
Other duties as assigned.
Must be a licensed attorney with a J.D. from an accredited law school and an excellent academic record.
3-6 years of legal experience with a large national or regional law firm or corporation.
Significant experience advising a large consumer focused organization on laws and regulations relating to privacy, extension of credit, telemarketing, net neutrality, claims substantiation and disclaimers.
Outstanding interpersonal skills to effectively build relationships and interact with individuals at all levels including senior management and applicable government officials.
Customer oriented with collaborative communication and problem-solving skills; solid organization skills, detail orientation and a drive to continuously improve.
Clear and persuasive communicator, orally and in writing.
Eager to learn.
Familiar with representing a sales organization and will have extensive experience structuring, drafting and negotiating complex contracts.
Experience with drafting satellite or telecommunications-related contracts a plus.
Familiarity with technology, especially involving telecommunications and Internet access services.
Excellent writing, project management, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Must have a demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet critical deadlines in a fast-paced work environment, provide practical legal advice and display a high degree of initiative, discretion, integrity, and judgment.
EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.
Internal Number: R0001800
About HUGHES NETWORK SYSTEMS
Hughes Network Systems/an EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite operations, video delivery solutions, and engineering services. Headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, EchoStar is a multiple Emmy award-winning company that has pioneered advancements in the set-top box and satellite industries for over 30 years. Together with our three subsidiaries—EchoStar Technologies, EchoStar Satellite Services, and Hughes Network Systems—we offer employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what’s possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue—over three billion dollars’ worth! At EchoStar we know the excitement of new endeavors. We pride ourselves in not just our engineering expertise, but as pioneers forging technological change to improve the lives of our customers. We are Connecting the World in new and exciting ways, and offer you the opportunity to learn more about how EchoStar family of companies could be the right destination for you! EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opp...ortunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.
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