Junior Corporate Counsel

Boston, MA, USA

PUMA

About the Role

YOUR MISSION:

Collaborate with the legal team and members of the marketing department in the drafting and negotiation of event, production, consulting, service, ecommerce, endorsement, and other marketing related agreements.

Review and negotiation of vendor, commission, and non-disclosure agreements.

Provide legal expertise in connection with sweepstakes and other digital and offline promotional and marketing campaigns.

Advise on intellectual property, claims made marketing, other product related issues.

Perform legal research projects as needed

Support other general legal issues related to the business as needed. 

YOUR TALENT:

Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school; admitted to practice before a state bar association (MA preferred). 1-3 years of experience at a law firm or in-house. Consumer product or marketing related industry experience a plus.

Experience with commercial contract negotiation and drafting (e.g., service and production agreements, event agreements, NDAs, terms of service, vendor agreements).

Experience interacting with clients and managing or escalating questions or issues as appropriate.

Excellent legal and business judgment and the ability to demonstrate success balancing the need to limit risk to the organization with the goal of supporting the creativity, enthusiasm and pace of internal clients.

Ability to work independently but collaboratively within a fast-paced, high performance environment, providing legal advice and guidance related to a wide range of commercial contracts, research, and other business matters. 

Sense of urgency, with the ability to identify and articulate issues, offer solutions and follow-through to resolution.

Strong capacity to manage own performance independently and effectively, exhibiting excellent time management and attention to detail. 

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; as well as analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to translate complex legal issues to direct, practical guidance for non-lawyer audiences, both verbally and in writing

Travel Required

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About the Company

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.