Coordinator, Legal & Business Affairs

New York, NY

Seeking to immediately fill the position of Coordinator, Legal & Business Affairs within the Legal Department, who would operate at the direction and under the supervision of lawyers in the Global Media group and senior members of the Legal & Business Affairs group, with a focus primarily on the preparation, administration and analysis of media agreements, as well as various other administrative tasks and government filings in support of the Global Media business.


Responsibilities:

  • Media agreement preparation and administration:
  • Extensive interaction with the Global Media business unit and other business units (including Marketing, Social Media, Gaming, Mobile, Technology, Advertising, Promotions and Sponsorship);
  • Management and preparation of media agreements;
  • Responsibility for compliance with contractual deadlines, MLB rules, and other terms; and
  • Maintenance of database of media agreements
  • Review and analyze MLB club media contracts in order to advise clubs and the Global Media and other business units
  • Responsibility for copyright registrations and other government filings
  • Review of advertising and other use of MLB and MLB club marks and other content for compliance with applicable terms and conditions
  • Legal research, administrative support and other projects as needed in service of the Legal Department


Requirements:

  • College graduate and at least two years’ experience as a contract administrator / transactional paralegal (or equivalent); experience at a law firm strongly preferred
  • Excellent writing, verbal communication and analytical skills
  • Top academic credentials and references
  • Ability to handle privileged, confidential and sensitive information in an appropriate and professional manner
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and simultaneously accomplish multiple quantitatively and qualitatively challenging tasks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Workshare 9 and Web


Why MLB?

Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. Employees love working at MLB because of the culture of growth, teamwork, and professionalism. Employees who are most successful at MLB take initiative, know how to identify problems and provide solutions, and always put the Team first. For those ready to step up to the plate and join the Major Leagues, MLB takes the same approach as teams do with their players: empowering our “workforce athletes” to be at their best by engineering experiences that put employees in the best position to succeed. Major League Baseball is looking for candidates who are passionate about growing America’s pastime to best serve its fans for decades to come.


MLB’s vision is to be the global sport of choice for youth to play, fans of all backgrounds to enjoy and a desired destination for employment. With a belief that the journey to growth and greatness is ongoing, MLB gives employees the opportunity to continue learning and honing their skills with programs such as: tuition reimbursement; mentorship programs; lunch and learns; online course subscriptions; paid industry certifications; business resource groups; and more.


MLB provides its employees with exceptional medical, dental, and vision coverage. Premiums are 100% employer covered to help employees focus on being their best!


Are you ready to Step Up to the Plate? Apply below!


Major League Baseball is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


Per the NYC pay transparency law, the hiring range for this position is $60,000 to $70,000.


As a candidate for this position, your salary and related elements of compensation will be contingent upon your work experience, education, skills and any other factors Major League Baseball (MLB) considers relevant to the hiring decision. In addition to your salary, MLB believes in providing a competitive compensation and benefits package for its employees. MLB offers employees a full range of best in class benefits with no employee contributions towards medical, dental, and vision coverage premiums, as well as incentive and recognition programs, life insurance and automatic employer 401k contributions.


All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and the terms of official plan documents which may be modified or amended from time to time.


If you are interested in joining our team and require a reasonable accommodation to assist with any part of the application and/or interview process, please contact us by email at: [email protected]

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