Media Counsel

NASCARCharlotte, North carolinaFull TimeOn Site


At NASCAR, you will find a community of passionate individuals who care about our sport and are united in seeing it grow.

NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Media Counsel based in Charlotte, NC.

Media Counsel will advise the Company on legal aspects of entertainment and productions services and negotiate and draft various types of agreements. Assists in advising the Company and its affiliates on legal aspects of the media businesses (including, but not limited to, television/digital/radio content licenses, online advertising agreements, production services, software licenses).

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Counsel (including research and compliance review) various business units on execution of and issues related to content licenses, digital business operations, and production services, including, but not limited to, rights and clearances/releases, copyright and fair use issues, software licenses, broadcast and other exhibition/transmission of content
  • Draft, review and negotiate content licenses, production services agreements, online advertising agreements, software license agreements, and other agreements
  • Manage various IP registration and/or portfolio processes
  • Provide legal advice and support to NASCAR Media Group and its affiliates
  • Review and draft legal correspondence
  • Provide legal education to business units
  • Special projects as needed
  • Approximate travel 10%

Required skills / experience:

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an ABA-accredited law school, admission to a state bar and in good standing; and a minimum of three (3) years’ legal experience in a law firm and/or corporate legal department with demonstrated, substantive experience in content licensing, software license agreements, data protection agreements, digital license agreements, and production services; experience within the sports or entertainment areas is preferable
  • License to practice law, and in good standing, with a state bar in the United States
  • Proficient in Word, Outlook, and ability to become proficient on other Company-provided hardware and software
  • Must have strong inter-personal skills; demonstrated ability to handle a large volume of work and balance competing demands of numerous clients under time pressure; must be a pro-active self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work efficiently and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Apply Now!

Learn more about this role and our team by applying at www.careers.nascar.com for consideration.

We are a company unlike any other. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!

NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any basis that is protected by applicable law except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

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