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Paralegal-Global Marketing and Brands Job
Hasbro | Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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Paralegal-Global Marketing and Brands

Location: RI - Pawtucket
Employment Type: Regular
ID: 12467
Job Category: Corporate Services


Description

Paralegal-Global Marketing and Brands

OVERVIEW

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 development groups. 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 products. This position works closely with senior Hasbro legal and business professionals and communicates regularly with outside parties. Good interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, proactive "can do" attitude, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor are paramount.

JOB DUTIES

• Provide legal support for Hasbro's global marketing, sales, product design and development, concept acquisition and creative services groups
• 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 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

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Training:

• 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 also a significant plus


Critical Skills:

• 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 (NASDAQ : HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. The Company's Hasbro Studios and its film label, Allspark Pictures, are building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Through its commitment to corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to make the world a better place for children and their families. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past six years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com , and follow us on Twitter ( @Hasbro & @HasbroNews ) and Instagram ( @Hasbro ).

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Business Unit: Corporate

About Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. (Hasbro) is engaged in providing children's and family leisure time and entertainment products and services, including the design, manufacture and marketing of games and toys. Its offerings include a variety of games, including traditional board, card, hand-held electronic, trading card, role-playing and digital versatile disc (DVD) games, as well as electronic learning aids and puzzles. Toy offerings include boys' action figures, vehicles and playsets, girls' toys, electronic toys, plush products, preschool toys and infant products, electronic interactive products, creative play and toy-related specialty products. Hasbro's principal segments are United States (U.S.) and Canada and International. In March 2008, the Company purchased all of the intellectual property rights related to the Trivial Pursuit brand from Horn Abbot Ltd. and Horn Abbot International Limited. In January 2008, the Company acquired Cranium, Inc.

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