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Associate Counsel, Transactional

NCSA College Recruiting
Posted Feb 01
Full Time
Bradenton, Florida

About IMG Academy

IMG Academy is the world’s leading sports education brand, providing a holistic education model that empowers student-athletes to win their future, preparing them for college and for life. IMG Academy provides growth opportunities for all student-athletes through an innovative suite of on-campus and online experiences :

  • Boarding school and camps , via a state-of-the-art campus in Bradenton, Fla.
  • Online coaching via the IMG Academy+ brand, with a focus on personal development through the lens of sport and performance
  • Online college recruiting , via the NCSA brand, providing content, tools, coaching and access to a network of 40,000 college coaches

The Associate Counsel, Transactional will focus on the sporting events business and the IMG Academy business. The ideal candidate has extensive transactional experience at a top law firm or in-house and has some familiarity with sports law and/or live events.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Drafting and negotiating sponsorship, event, facility-use, appearance, employment, vendor and other agreements, primarily in connection with sporting events
  • Providing real-time advice on business and legal issues relating to live events and preparatory boarding school related issues, including interpretation and enforcement of contracts and policies
  • Drafting and managing camp registration forms and releases
  • Researching and staying up to date on the latest trends and issues for live events, including the participation of minors in live events
  • Efficiently managing contract-administration and document-management processes
  • Implementing and refining policies and procedures to ensure a safe and compliant environment for student-athletes at the IMG Academy
  • Working with and supporting other members of the IMG Academy Legal Team on a wide array of sports and entertainment events


  • 3-5 Years Experience at a top law firm and/or in-house practice working in the live event or education industry
  • Exceptional drafting, negotiation and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that will enable interaction with a range of personalities and styles in a fast-paced business environment (including explaining legal concepts to clients and colleagues without legal knowledge, and with limited time)
  • Solid analytic skills, creative problem-solving abilities and a practical business-oriented viewpoint
  • Detail-oriented, ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize and produce quality work within deadlines
  • Upbeat temperament, dynamic personality, proactive and highly team-oriented approach to work

Background Requirements:

  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug check upon offer

Background Requirements:

  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug test upon offer

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfect with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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IMG Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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