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Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 7112905520220515 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jul. 19, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Job Description : Paralegal

At Disney, we’re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. 

We are seeking an experienced paralegal to support the consumer products licensing business within the Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment of The Walt Disney Company, including both merchandise and publishing, under the supervision of Disney Legal attorneys.  

We are looking for a candidate who reflects the innovative spirit and creative talent that defines the Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment—the segment that brings the magic of The Walt Disney Company’s powerful brands and franchises—including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, ESPN, Twentieth Century Studios and National Geographic—into the daily lives of families and fans around the world to create magical memories that last a lifetime. 

Responsibilities :

  • Drafting merchandise & publishing license agreements and amendments. 

  • Drafting services agreements, promotional agreements, NDAs, authorization letters, and other types of correspondence and agreements with licensees and vendors. 

  • Supporting merchandise & publishing rights clearance and rights management.  

  • Working closely with attorneys, other paralegals, and clients within Third-Party Commercialization, Publishing, Contract Administration, and other internal partners. 

  • Miscellaneous projects as they arise. 

Basic Qualifications :

  • Commercial/transactional experience is required.   

  • Excellent writing and analytical skills are required.  

  • Must have experience in contract drafting.  

  • Must have strong computer skills, including with office productivity software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.   

  • Must be an exceedingly organized, detail-oriented person, and able to multi-task and work independently, without extensive secretarial support.  

Preferred Qualifications :

  • It is desirable for the candidate to have at least 2 years’ experience at a law firm, corporate law department, or corporate contract administration department.   

  • Intellectual Property experience is a plus.   

  • Paralegal Certification (preferred) or equivalent experience 

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree  

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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