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Junior Level Transactional Attorney - IRONMAN (Tampa, FL)

World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) seeks qualified applicants for a junior-level transactional attorney position at WTC’s world headquarters in Tampa, Florida.  The worldwide leader in endurance sports, WTC is a high-growth, international company that owns and operates mass-participation athletic events under brands such as IRONMAN®, ROCK ‘N’ ROLL® MARATHON, CAPE EPIC®, VELOTHON®, SINGAPORE MARATHON, and AUCKLAND MARATHON, among many other triathlons, marathons, road-cycling races, mountain-bike races, and other athletic events, and related programs such as IRONMAN U®.  WTC, together with its subsidiaries and licensees, offers the world’s largest participation sports platform by operating more than 230 events annually across 50 countries – including the iconic IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP in Hawaii, first held in 1978.  For more information about our races, visit www.ironman.com, www.runrocknroll.com, www.cape-epic.com, www.velothon.com, and www.singaporemarathon.com.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

·       Drafts, analyzes, and negotiates sponsorship agreements, product license agreements, event license agreements, event services/management agreements, host city/venue agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, TV/media agreements, operations-related agreements, professional-athlete appearance agreements, liability waivers, corporate-governance documents, and other types of agreements and legal documents

·       Works with business staff of WTC, and of its European, Asian, Australian, and Canadian subsidiaries, regarding legal issues relating to development and negotiation of agreements with domestic and international parties

·       Advises business staff on legal issues and risks

·       Supports the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal department processes

                                                                                                                          

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

        The ideal candidate is a currently practicing transactional attorney with the following skills and experience:

·       Practiced law for 2 to 4 years in corporate/business law (whether in-house, or at a law firm)

o   Please note: Applicants with substantially more years of experience, or with primarily a litigation background, will not be considered

·       Detailed-oriented, hard-working, and business-minded

·       Ability to clearly and concisely draft complex concepts, provisions, and deal structures

·       Strong knowledge of contract drafting conventions

·       Strong writing, negotiating, and other communication skills

·       Self-motivated and consistently meets deadlines

·       Experience handling corporate governance matters

·       Strong legal research and contractual/statutory interpretation abilities

·       Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

·       Able to work well under pressure and to handle work-related stress

·       Friendly, courteous, reliable, and professional

·       Able to work independently and productively with minimal supervision

The following are a plus, but not required:

·       Experience with sponsorship and other sports/event-related agreements (not required)

·       Mandarin/Chinese language ability (not required)

EDUCATION & LICENSURE REQUIRED:

·       Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university

·       Juris doctor degree from reputable U.S. law school; Licensed to practice law within the U.S.

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

1. What are your compensation requirements?
2. How many years of practice do you have?


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