Counsel, IP Promotions – NBCUniversal

Job Id: 7147BR

Title: Counsel, IP Promotions

Location: New York, NY USA

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Managing all aspects of promotions, including counseling clients on promotion issues and drafting and reviewing contest and sweepstakes rules and related documents for NBCUniversal’s entertainment, sports and news networks, digital properties and stations. This role reports to Intellectual Property group.


• Work with internal business executives, sales and marketing departments to develop and execute promotional concepts

• Counsel clients across NBCUniversal with respect to promotion activities, including approving concepts, providing advice on legality of promotions, and copy and ad review

• Draft and review sweepstakes, contest and game rules, and prepare releases, submission guidelines, online voting rules, and on-air, online and print disclaimers

• Provide post execution support to clients and develop strategies in connection with prize fulfillment, fairness in judging, selecting and contacting winners, technical issues in online/mobile promotions, and other related issues

• Negotiate and draft promotion related agreements including co-promotion, sponsorship, indemnification, and prize provider agreements with third party advertisers and promotion partners, and master service agreements with promotion vendors

• Advise clients on promotion related issues in television agreements involving product and brand integration, reality shows and digital media integrations

• Analyze regulatory updates, institute guidelines, and advise clients with regard to compliance with promotion laws and new developments in social networking and mobile marketing promotions


• JD required

• Member of New York bar

• Minimum 3+ years’ experience at a major Law Firm or comparable experience

• Previous experience in Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions required


• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #:7147BR)

• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

• Must be willing to work in New York, NY

• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

NBC Universal is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer promoting diversity in the workplace. We invite and encourage response from women, persons of color, veterans and the disabled.