Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Stamford


Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs
Legal & Business Affairs
NBC Sports Group
Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of program/content licenses, and other commercial agreements for NBC Sports Group and its sports properties, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN, NBC Sports Regional Networks and their respective websites and other digital platforms. Agreements may include various forms of program or content license agreements with leagues, conferences, national governing bodies, international federations, sports teams, colleges, and other sports content suppliers (including rights/license agreements, time buy agreements, barter agreements, etc.), sponsorship agreements, programming development agreements, syndication agreements, production agreements, radio simulcasts and other commercial agreements
Counsel clients on contractual interpretation, advertising and promotional rights, production obligations, intellectual property usage, clearance issues and pre-litigation dispute resolution associated with sports and programming rights
Work on corporate and transactional matters as necessary, in conjunction with corporate development group
Liaise with and advise TV and Digital distribution teams on rights and clearances associated with network and digital distribution matters
Present analyses directly to executives and management

Basic Qualifications
Law degree from top tier law school
Member of a state bar in good standing
Minimum three (3) years related experience at law firm or comparable in-house position
Capable of providing practical legal advice to members of business team at all levels

Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics
Must be a team player
Ability to work independently, multi-task successfully and meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment, with minimal supervision
Experience in broadcast media or sports business, and/or new media and/or an understanding of television, cable industry and/or new media distribution businesses, a plus

Sub-BusinessNBC Sports Group Legal Affairs
Career Level
CountryUnited States
About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
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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