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Senior Counsel, Marketing & Communications
By leveraging our collective legal and business expertise, the Mastercard legal team helps our business clients, including the Integrated Marketing & Communication (IMC) department, to develop innovative technology solutions and programs to grow electronic payments, Mastercard market share and brand affection and preference. IMC is a world class, dynamic organization developing and executing cutting edge marketing, sponsorships and communications strategies and programs globally, in all digital and traditional media as well as experiential channels, to drive and grow the Mastercard brand, one of the top brands in the world.
Mastercard is searching for a Senior Counsel, Marketing & Communications, preferably with sponsorship contracts experience, to join its Law Department at its headquarters in Purchase, NY to primarily help support Global IMC groups. This challenging position reports to the SVP, Assistant General Counsel for Marketing.
Have you worked on consumer digital and social media programs? Are you comfortable juggling a high volume of contracts and client requests in a fast pace, dynamic, global team environment? Are you a cross-functional team player with excellent business and legal judgment and solutions orientation?
Responsibilities include (i) structuring, drafting, and negotiating sports and entertainment sponsorship agreements, vendor and talent contracts, content and technology licensing agreements; (ii) reviewing sweepstakes and contest rules, digital marketing, advertising and other promotion and advertising materials, and (iii) advising business management teams on the identification and analysis of legal and commercial risks related to various issues.
Assist with the creation of training materials and marketing law trend bulletins to advance the capability and marketing legal acumen of law colleauges and business clients in the regions around the world.
Liaise with global, regional and country teams to ensure global consistency of local marketing and sponsorship activities, including collaborating with Data Privacy and Intellectual Property teams as well as Mastercard creative and media agencies.
All About You
Seeking intermediate-level lawyer with excellent commercial contracts drafting and negotiation skills, preferably with sponsorships experience, and solid digital marketing law expertise.
Practical business and legal judgment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience directly advising clients on risks, mitigation tactics and solutions.
Self-starter comfortable working in fast pace, collaborative, global work environment. In-house experience a plus.
A digital/technology mindset preferred
Licensed to practice in New York.
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