Date Posted

Jan. 22, 2019

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

Responsible for protecting the trademark and other proprietary rights and goodwill of Major League Baseball-related entities by reviewing and approving of all uses of marks and other elements featured on goods and services, and ensuring that licensees and others comply with MLB quality control guidelines, in conjunction with the Manager and Supervisor of Quality Control.

Ensures that MLB licensees and related MLB Entities comply with certain terms and conditions of their license agreements and with MLB guidelines.
Reviews and comments on domestic and international submissions of samples of products, publications, advertisements, promotional materials and other items featuring marks of Major League Baseball-related entities to determine whether trademark use and products comply with established MLB guidelines. Reviews samples manually and reviews artwork using an online, browser-based approvals system.
Participates in developing guidelines to be followed by MLB licensees and related MLB Entities regarding the use of Major League Baseball trademarks and other Major League Baseball property rights.
Interacts with and services licensees, Clubs, MLB Entities, relative to design issues and use of MLB marks
Coordinates the maintenance of hot market reference lists and books, when needed.
Assists Legal Department with trademark registration, maintenance and protection program by obtaining samples of goods and services on which marks are featured in all relevant classifications, and communicating with licensees, Clubs and other Major League Baseball-related entities regarding same as requested by the QC Manager, QC Supervisor or Legal Staff.
Assists Manager & Supervisor with departmental projects & administrative/clerical duties.
Assists with maintaining and updating QC departmental reference materials and records.
Performs related duties as required.


Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and one to two years of relevant experience in a Quality Control Department, law firm, Legal Department or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Strong attention to detail, organized, ability to multi-task, ability to communicate well orally and in writing, team player
Demonstrated computer proficiency with an emphasis on Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook
Knowledge of Baseball is preferable
Foreign language capabilities beneficial

Salary

TBD

How to Apply

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