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Paralegal - Jacksonville Jaguars (Jacksonville, FL)

PARALEGAL

JOB TITLE: PARALEGAL

DEPARTMENT: LEGAL

REPORTS TO: DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL

SUMMARY The Paralegal supports the Deputy General Counsel and SVP & General Counsel in all legal matters, including preparing and reviewing key business agreements, transactions, workers compensation, and overseeing the Jaguars insurance policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Deputy General Counsel and SVP & General Counsel in support of all legal matters, including transactions and litigation.
  • Manage overall workflow for legal department.
  • Track status of various contracts and documents and prompt internal departments regarding status.
  • Implement an effective document management system and serve as custodian of all executed contracts, policies and other legal documents.
  • Draft, review and assist with structuring various contracts including but not limited to: sponsorship agreements, trade agreements, suite agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, nondisclosure agreements, broadcasting agreements, talent agreements, and various other marketing, vendor and services agreements.
  • Review advertising and promotional material to ensure compliance with NFL rules.
  • Provide oversight, registration and enforcement of portfolio of intellectual property.
  • Draft promotions rules and file registrations as appropriate with the Florida DOA.
  • Draft waivers and releases for various events, activations and promotions.
  • Analyze various operational policies and procedures with respect to best practices. Draft executive summaries, reports and policies based on findings.
  • Manage the administration of workers comp claims, liability claims and other litigation through the investigation, documentation, analysis, and monitoring and consultation with outside counsel.
  • Responsible for all applications, submissions, administration and compliance associated with insurance programs and policy terms and conditions.
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes that may affect the company and provide factual and legal research on key issues.
  • Manage various legal projects and deadlines as liaison to internal departments.
  • Participate in training and development initiatives as needed.
  • Perform other general legal responsibilities as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4-year college degree required
  • JD or paralegal certification preferred
  • 3-6 years of legal experience
  • In-house experience preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented, highly organized, and proactive
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and deadlines with accuracy

JAGUARS VALUES (P.R.I.D.E.)

The Jaguars looks for candidates that exemplify and share its core values:

? Productive and Passionate – you should be able to work in a fast-paced environment, respond quickly and effectively to changing trends and circumstances and be enthusiastic about working for the team

? Responsive and Accountable – you should be able to be trusted and relied upon by others on the team

? Innovative and Intelligent – you shouldn’t be afraid to make tough decisions or welcome new suggestions

? Dedicated & Collaborative – you should be able to gather input from others; you should be able to create and build positive relationships

? Excellent – you should be able to drive the team to achieve goals and results to improve performance

Applications are being accepted online only. Please do not call to apply for this position. Please provide complete information. An incomplete application may affect your consideration for this position. The Jacksonville Jaguars are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, rules, or legal requirements.

By submitting this application, you understand that you may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. You certify that the information in your application is true, correct and complete. You authorize the Jaguars and its representatives to contact your prior employers and other references and all others for purposes of certification of the information you have provided. You understand your application is subject to, among other things, your eligibility to work in the United States.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: Do you have a 4 year college degree?
2. Yes/No: Do you have a JD or paralegal certification?
3. Yes/No: Do you have 3-6 years of legal experience?
4. What experience do you have working in-house?
5. What experience do you have working in sports or entertaingment?
6. Yes/No: Are you willing to relocate to Jacksonville, Florida?
7. What are your compensation expectations?
8. Please provide a writing sample (e.g., a legal research memo or short brief).
9. Provide two professional references.


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