• Assistant General Counsel, Sports Marketing

    Nike Beaverton, OR 97075

    Job #2187033135

  • What you bring?

    • JD degree or international equivalent or combination of relevant education, experience, and training.

    • Member, in good standing, of at least one US State Bar; willingness to meet the requirements of in-house membership of the Oregon State Bar.

    • A minimum of 6 plus years of directly relevant experience, with significant and proven transactional experience negotiating and drafting complex contracts;

    • Experience with sports or entertainment-specific transactions, contracts (endorsement, sponsorship, retail licensed product agreements) and related matters a plus;

    • You're a dedicated team player; and

    • Passionate about the power of sport.

    Who are we looking for?

    We are looking for a passionate attorney to join our Sports Marketing Legal Team based at our World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Our ability to secure a world-class roster of Sports Marketing talent is delivered by a small but incredible global team of attorneys and legal professionals who provide industry-leading expertise every day. Our best attorneys have a team-first mentality and a faultless "client-facing" presence and can effectively communicate complex topics and concepts to wide and diverse audiences. They can balance multiple clients, priorities and projects, meet tight deadlines and be experts at presenting issues along with the possible solutions as well.

    What will you work on?

    In this key role you will support a variety of Sports Marketing dimensions and geographies. You will be responsible for structuring, drafting and negotiating a range of endorsement, product supply, sponsorship and retail licensed product agreements and will provide legal advice and guidance in connection with these agreements and other sports marketing related matters, including compliance with internal and external regulatory requirements. You will demonstrate sound judgment in ambiguous situations and feel confident working in a dynamic, fast-paced and evolving environment.

    Who will you work with?

    You will report into the Sr. Counsel, SM North America and will work closely with our business partners in Sports Marketing. You will work daily with your fellow colleagues in the Sports Marketing Legal Team as well as in the broader OGC. People will appreciate you as a committed team player and self-starter, and you will use your brilliant interpersonal skills to establish and build trust and relationships across all levels of our organization.

    NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +~~~ and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.

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