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Posted Jul 04
Full Time
Rumford, Rhode Island

At Hasbro, our mission is to entertain and connect generations of fans through the wonder of storytelling and exhilaration of play. We’re looking for adventurous and curious people who want to explore, experiment, and innovate to come up with the best ideas. Our culture has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative, and highly committed individuals for 100 years and we believe the best is yet to come.

Hasbro has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and professional Paralegal with 2+ years of experience to join our Legal Department in Rhode Island! This position is a key part of the legal team that supports Hasbro’s global brand marketing and product development groups, focusing on board and card games. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills and the ability to understand and effectively deal with a variety of legal issues and materials related to the design, development, manufacture, licensing, marketing and advertising of Hasbro’s board game products – ranging from Candyland to NSFW/Adult party games. Good interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, proactive “can do” attitude, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor are paramount!

This is a hybrid role based in our Pawtucket, RI office 3 days per week.

A day in the life as a Paralegal:

  • Provide legal support for Hasbro’s global marketing, sales, product design and development, concept acquisition and eCommerce teams
  • Work on a broad range of legal-related matters, including intellectual property, licensing, contract interpretation, advertising, promotions, social media, privacy and regulatory compliance
  • Draft and negotiate a variety of contracts, including licenses, option agreements, non-disclosure agreements, promotion agreements and consulting agreements
  • Review and advise on product packaging and all manner of advertising and marketing materials, including television commercials, print ads, digital/social media campaigns, websites, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions
  • Respond to legal-related inquiries regarding contracts, products and messaging
  • Work directly with and communicate legal issues succinctly to Hasbro attorneys and business professionals and anticipate follow-up needs
  • Partner with attorneys and clients to proactively identify and further business strategies in transactions
  • Assist attorneys in providing client education and training on relevant legal issues

What you'll bring:

  • 2+ years relevant paralegal experience in law firm and/or in-house law department preferred
  • Associate’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate preferred; Bachelor’s Degree a significant plus
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with all levels of attorneys and business managers from different disciplines
  • Flexibility and willingness to navigate areas of unfamiliarity
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize substantial and diverse workload and complete tasks within deadlines
  • Comfort with a fast-paced creative environment is essential
  • Experience with licensing agreements, intellectual property (especially copyright and trademark) and/or advertising law preferred
  • Prior in-house experience a plus

Hasbro’s world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements, and years with the company. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year-round, Paid Vacation Time and holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving and Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!

Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.