Attorney, Marketing & Advertising

Ford Motor CompanyFull Time

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we’re all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

As a global leader in advanced mobility solutions, our outstanding team of legal professionals helps us navigate the continually changing legal and regulatory landscape. In our Office of General Counsel, you’ll be part of an organization that collaborates with outside counsel to operate as a global team and deliver world-class legal, tax and audit services to client groups throughout the company.

In this position...

You will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of marketing, advertising, and communications professionals as they redefine the future of transportation.

You will participate in the development of cutting-edge marketing and advertising programs employing new eCommerce technologies.

You will provide counsel regarding strategic corporate initiatives in emerging and shifting markets, including marketing autonomous and electric vehicles, telematic services, and subscriptions.

What You'll Do...

  • Provide legal advice and counsel in connection with the development of eCommerce platforms for Company products and services and support the development of new digital platforms and messaging.
  • Proactively identify and assess potential consumer protection risks, and work with legal, policy, and operational teams to develop risk mitigation strategies.
  • Identify and implement opportunities to streamline business processes by leveraging legal tools and AI.
  • Interface and collaborate with Ford’s advertising agencies and product information teams to ensure alignment on advertising messages and advertising claim substantiation.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance regarding the development of new mobile apps, websites, and social media channels and participate on related governance boards to ensure alignment among stakeholders.

You'll have...

  • 4+ years at a major law firm or large corporation providing legal advice regarding commercial, digital media, marketing and advertising, or distribution-related matters and strategic initiatives
  • 4+ years of experience in the automotive or digital media industry

Even better, you may have...

  • Experience managing emerging technology initiatives
  • Familiarity with FTC consumer protection laws and FTC Guides
  • Familiarity with warranty and automotive distribution laws
  • Ability to interact comfortably with executives and senior management
  • Ability to manage multiple internal stakeholders and balance differing opinions and perspectives
  • Strong verbal and analytical skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Highly team-oriented
  • A commitment to professionalism
  • Flexibility as to the types of projects assigned
  • Solid business acumen

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

  • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more
  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
  • Tuition assistance
  • Established and active employee resource groups
  • Paid time off for individual and team community service
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

New Hire Benefits

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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