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Job Description

NBCUniversal is seeking a Vice President Legal, AI Innovation and Acceleration to serve as the lead business lawyer for the newly formed AI Innovation and Acceleration group. In addition, this role will coordinate legal advice across the legal matrix, including business and corporate functions. This role will report to the General Counsel, Corporate Legal Affairs, Operations & Technology. The role will focus on guidance and risk assessments involving artificial intelligence, machine learning and other new technologies as needed. This is a great opportunity to work on complex and evolving legal frameworks in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and support on matters pertaining to the newly formed AI Innovation and Acceleration group.  Serve as legal point of contact with AI Innovation and Acceleration group senior management to provide practical and actionable legal advice and strategic risk management.
  • Coordinate with business and legal teams across the enterprise to deliver seamless legal support to the new team.  Collaborate with corporate and business legal teams, including experts from Intellectual Property, Privacy, Cyber, Employment, Legal Operations, and Compliance teams.
  • Collaborate to develop and execute on best practices for operationalization of new technology, with focus on artificial intelligence.
  • Serve as legal representative for Gen AI Innovation and Acceleration group in corporate AI governance, including representing the group in legal and risk committees.
  • Contract negotiation and drafting for AI and new technology agreements.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A law degree from an accredited institution and at least [10] years of experience in transactional law practice, with significant experience in the entertainment or technology sectors preferred
  • Must be a member in good standing of a State Bar
  • Strong knowledge of and interest in AI and its applications, and the legal and regulatory challenges it presents for entertainment companies
  • Excellent drafting, negotiation, and communication skills

Desired Characteristics: 

  • A proactive, collaborative, and solution-oriented approach
  • Creative problem-solving capabilities, good business instincts, and the ability to propose practical solutions when presented with novel issues
  • A strong sense of ownership, sound judgment in ambiguous situations, and superior professionalism, integrity and ethics
  • Handle complex and fast-paced projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Work well independently and as part of a team
  • Effectively distill complex legal issues in a manner suitable for the audience, in written and verbal form

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.
  • This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $200,000 - $280,000 (bonus and long-term incentive eligible)

Additional Information

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Salary

$200,000 - $280,000

Yearly based

Location

New York, United States

Job Overview
Job Posted:
3 weeks ago
Job Expires:
2mos 2d
Job Type
Full Time

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