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VP, Consumer Protection Compliance

Posted Jan 16
Full Time
RemoteWashington, District of Columbia
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Company Description

Join our NBCUniversal EPIC Legal Team! EPIC symbolizes key foundational principles as we strive to be extraordinary partners to our businesses in an evolving environment. Here at NBCU Legal, we are Expert Partners who provide Inspiring and Creative solutions to our clients. We are subject-matter experts who collaborate with our legal colleagues and clients to guide, solve and push for our collective success. We inspire by bringing optimism and positivity to our work, and apply strategic and innovative thinking to support our businesses.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

Role Purpose

The role of Vice President, Consumer Protection Compliance, within the Corporate Legal Department, will serve to coordinate and provide oversight to all business units across NBCUniversal to comply with consumer protection laws.  This role will report to the Chief Compliance Officer. 

Job Duties

  • Coordinate with government and regulatory affairs to identify and track applicable global consumer protection laws (including international, federal, and state), as well as other regulations and industry standards
  • Serve as a center of excellence, and support NBCUniversal’s compliance with applicable regulations and industry standards related to consumer touchpoints across business units
  • Work with legal teams across NBCUniversal, particularly those supporting subscription services, live events, shoppable platforms, and theme parks, to monitor and comply with applicable consumer protection laws efficiently and consistently
  • Develop and conduct comprehensive business risk assessments to identify potential areas of vulnerability and risk, and develop/implement risk mitigation and corrective action plans for areas of heightened risk, or where opportunities exist for enhancements
  • Provide sound, practical, and risk-appropriate legal/regulatory advice to internal legal teams and business units encompassing a broad range of topics, including billing practices, credit and finance, accessibility, ticketing, and product safety, as well as areas adjacent to advertising/marketing and privacy
  • Manage, track, and follow up on status of compliance with legal requirements across the business units
  • Coordinate with Compliance counterparts at Comcast Cable and Sky
  • Other matters as needed at the direction of NBCUniversal’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer


Basic Requirements

  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Must be a member in good standing of a State Bar
  • 10+ years of legal experience, including in-house experience, service in a top tier law firm and/or relevant government position (Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)
  • Knowledge of applicable US, state and global consumer protection laws and industry standards

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to be a self-starter and strategic thinker
  • Strong academic credentials and willingness to develop a deep understanding of new areas of law in a fast-changing environment
  • Outstanding analytic, communication, and organizational skills
  • Collaborative, team-oriented approach, including the ability to develop consumer protection knowledge and skills across all NBCUniversal business units
  • Comfortability making legal decisions and advising on business risks
  • Ability to explain complex legal concepts to business executives, build consensus across business units, think creatively, and collaborate with other executives to address business needs
  • Ability to multi-task and to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic

Application Information

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY, Washington D.C, Los Angeles, CA, or Miami, FL and travel occasionally as needed
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week
  • This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $200,000 - $280,000 (bonus and long-term incentive eligible)

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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