Job Vacancy Associate Paralegal – Advertising, Marketing, and Clearance Mattel

Job title: Associate Paralegal – Advertising, Marketing, and Clearance

Company: Mattel

Job description: CREATIVITY IS OUR SUPERPOWER. It’s our heritage and it’s also our future. Because we don’t just make toys. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. Mattel is at its best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard—when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. We value and share an infinite range of ideas and voices that evolve and broaden our perspectives with a reach that extends into all our brands, partners, and suppliers.

The Team:Â Â The Advertising, Marketing and Clearance Legal team advises on all of Mattel’s consumer facing assets, e.g., advertising assets, marketing promotions, social media accounts, and websites, as well as on the production and distribution of all original content and other entertainment assets distributed in any media (e.g., television, streaming, and digital), including, but not limited to, short-form videos, traditional long-form content, feature films, Â product and mobile app components, licensed partnerships activity and products to ensure compliance with regulations and industry standards. Â Expect a dynamic and fast-faced role where you get to make decisions that impact the foundation of this team. Â Â

The Opportunity:Â Mattel is seeking a motivated, passionate, collaborative and driven Associate Paralegal to review and advise on advertisement assets and marketing promotions across Mattel’s portfolio of brands, as well as, the production of children’s video content, television commercials and global initiatives. The ideal candidate will have experience in the legal review of children’s content and/or advertising and marketing assets and will be able to build and foster trusting relationships with creative partners, handling all matters with diplomacy in an environment of changing technological and regulatory infrastructure, short turnaround times, and strict deadlines. Â


What Your Impact Will Be:Â

  • Work closely with colleagues and/or supervising attorney to review and advise on the following as may be assigned, to ensure compliance with advertising and marketing laws, COPPA, and any other applicable laws and regulations domestically and internationally, any self-regulatory guidelines (e.g., CARU), as well as industry best practices and internal standards:
  • Advertisement assets, marketing campaigns, and promotions (e.g., television commercials, digital ads, influencer initiatives, sweepstakes/contests/giveaways, branded websites, and in-store signage); and
  • Entertainment content (e.g., short-form/digital content, episodic programming, feature-length films, mobile apps and games, and products and partnerships),Â
  • Position involves daily direct contact with internal clients, colleagues, and supervising attorney.
  • Help foster good relationships with all departments within the company.

What We’re Looking For:Â

  • BA/BS degree and preferably, a Paralegal certificate.
  • Must have the ability to:
  • Ability to follow specific, detailed instructions and standardized practices and procedure. Â
  • Work effectively both independently and as part of the Legal Department;
  • Receive frequent direction and supervision from attorneys and senior paralegals;
  • Be eager to learn about laws, regulations, and the industry, and effectively apply to matters;
  • Communicate effectively in person and in writing;
  • Be proficient in time management and prioritization;
  • Attend to detail, especially when communicating, analyzing, and applying legal and regulatory concepts; and
  • Maintain a professional demeanor, in writing and in person.
  • Minimum, 2 years as an administrative assistant or paralegal at a law firm or a large company.
  • Preferably, 1-2 years’ experience in advertising and marketing clearance and/or production experience at an advertising agency applying internal policies, FTC regulations, CARU guidelines, FCC television guidelines, particularly in children’s programming/media and advertising.Â
  • Preferrably, experience in the digital, social media, and children’s broadcast landscape.
  • Candidate should possess the ability to perform in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, and time-sensitive environment.Â

What It’s Like to Work Here:

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

  • We collaborate:Â Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
  • We innovate:Â At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
  • We execute:Â We are a performance driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best in class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.

Our Approach to Hybrid Work

We embrace a hybrid work model to empower a culture of growth, optimism, and wellbeing, where everyone can deliver on our shared purpose and realize their full potential. Combining purposeful in-person collaboration with tech-enabled hybrid work, our focus is to provide flexibility while enabling collaboration for moments that matter.

Who We Are:

Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children’s and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO and MEGA, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.

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Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Expected salary:

Location: El Segundo, CA

Job date: Sun, 05 Jun 2022 01:45:49 GMT

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