Date Posted

May 15, 2018

Company

Major League Baseball

Job Location

New York, United States of America

Type of Employment

full-time

About the Company

Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball. Major League Baseball is the best-attended sport in North America, and since 2004, MLB has enjoyed its best-attended seasons in the history of the game, with each regular season eclipsing the 73 million mark. Now led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB currently features record levels of labor peace, competitive balance and industry revenues, as well as the most comprehensive drug-testing program in American professional sports. MLB remains committed to making an impact in the communities of the U.S., Canada and throughout the world, perpetuating the sport's larger role in society and permeating every facet of baseball's business, marketing and community relations endeavors. With the continued success of MLB Advanced Media and MLB Network, MLB continues to find innovative ways for its fans to enjoy America's National Pastime and a truly global game.

Job Description

Major Responsibilities:

-Prepares and revises agreements, letters and other documentation as assigned, with a concentration in one or more of the following areas:
-Domestic and international trademark license agreements for consumer products
-Promotional rights (sponsorships) agreements
-Trademark and copyright permission agreements
-Advertising and marketing agreements
-Event related agreements
-Performs contract administration to manage, track and assist in timely preparation, negotiation and execution of agreements in areas of assigned concentration, and prepares regular reports on contract status
-Maintains and updates database of boilerplates, letter templates and negotiated clauses for agreements and letters in areas of assigned concentration and as otherwise requested
-Assists in developing and implementing improved processes and best practices models
-Assists in-house counsel with handling of litigation matters
-Performs special projects as assigned

Job Requirements

-Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years relevant legal experience. Note that a Juris Doctorate is not required.
-Strong oral and written communication skills and drafting experience required
-Exceptionally well organized, efficient and articulate
-Proficiency with MS Windows, Excel, Outlook and Word (including drafting functions such as document comparison and redlining) required

Please note: you will be required to provide your college and law school transcripts if you are selected to be considered.

Salary

Up to $60,000 annually

How to Apply

Please apply using the following link: https://boards.greenhouse.io/majorleaguebaseball/jobs/1095928#.Wvrp0y-ZNUc