Paralegal

The Global Commercial & Operations team provides legal support to Mattel's sales, global supply chain, procurement, and other commercial and operations teams. The team also has responsibility for various regulatory and compliance matters.

We're seeking a motivated, conscientious and talented Paralegal with demonstrated skills in supporting a wide variety of legal matters. It's an opportunity to support some of Mattel's most important customer relationships with some of the largest global retailers, and with the wholesalers who connect us to the "mom & pop" stores selling our toys. Depending on need, interest and capabilities, this position may also extend you into other legal areas such as supply chain, procurement, and other legal matters that arise within the team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support a wide variety of legal matters for the Global Commercial & Operations team with particular emphasis on Mattel's customer retailer agreements, wholesaler agreements, sales representative agreements, e-commerce agreements and other customer agreements.
  • Support of disputes or issues with customers, distributors or sales partners, pricing issues and various regulatory and compliance matters.
  • As the need arises or over time to develop broader expertise, the position will have the potential to branch out into other areas, including supply chain, procurement and certain compliance related matters, as well as special projects.
  • This individual will have frequent and direct contact with Mattel internal stakeholders (most notably, Mattel's sales team), as well as periodic contact with outside counsel and third parties.
  • This individual will report to the Expert Counsel & Assistant General Counsel of the Global Commercial & Operations team but will be required to actively manage multiple matters simultaneously while also timely responding to day-to-day questions and issues.


Zip Code
90245

Posting Title
Paralegal - Commercial Agreements

What We're Looking For:
Experience & Skills
  • A minimum of 3 years as a paralegal with pertinent experience at a law firm or a company law department working on a wide variety of legal matters, including agreements and transactional matters and ideally, with experience in the matters described above
  • Ability to support a wide variety of practice areas, including those described above
  • Willingness to branch out into new subject matters as the need arises
  • Ability to identify and analyze issues and elevate as appropriate
  • Ability to take ownership of issues and matters through to their successful conclusion
  • Provide timely responses to issues and questions arising on a daily basis
  • Communicate effectively in person and in writing with attention to detail
  • Leadership and organization skills, including planning, prioritization and time management
  • Ability to work as part of the Law Department and Company team
  • Maintain a professional demeanor, in writing and in person, with support staff, management, and outside counsel
  • Work cooperatively with colleagues around the world.
Education
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Paralegal Certification preferred




Job Type
Regular

Job Category
Legal
ABOUT US

Mattel is a leading global children's entertainment company that specializes in design and production of quality toys and consumer products. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic franchises, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, American Girl®, Fisher-Price®, Thomas & Friends® and MEGA®, as well as other popular brands 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 40 locations and sell products in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world's leading retail and technology companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in exploring the wonder of childhood and empowering kids to reach their full potential.
Visit us at https://jobs.mattel.com/ and www.instagram.com/MattelCareers.

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Company

Mattel is a leading global children's entertainment company that specializes in design and production of quality toys and consumer products. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic franchises, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, American Girl®, Fisher-Price®, Thomas & Friends® and MEGA®, as well as other popular brands 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 40 locations and sell products in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world's leading retail and technology companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in exploring the wonder of childhood and empowering kids to reach their full potential.


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