This position is for an in-house marketing attorney who will report to the Senior Managing Counsel for the Brand, Marketing & Sponsorship Legal team supporting the Visa Marketing & Corporate Communications teams and will be primarily responsible for providing advice on marketing, advertising, offers and promotions, with an emphasis on drafting and negotiating marketing-related agreements, reviewing marketing communications and creative (e.g., press releases, web & social copy, consumer and B2B advertising, marketing/client presentations, marketing surveys/studies, white papers) and advising on promotional offers, contests and sweepstakes. The candidate should have a working knowledge of applicable legal and regulatory concerns, including marketing and promotions law, privacy, contracts, and licensing and be able to provide legal guidance on issues relating to social media, behavioral advertising, targeting, adware/adtech, tracking technologies, email and SMS/text marketing, and other emerging marketing technology issues. An ideal candidate will also have in-house experience partnering with marketing teams, external agencies, and reviewing marketing executions on the fly to meet short deadlines. This position requires a business savvy team player who is collaborative with marketing and legal colleagues and can work with minimal supervision in a fast-moving environment.
5 years of relevant experience.
Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school.
Current member in good standing of a State Bar with the ability to become barred or a registered in-house counsel in the state where this role is located.
Prior in-house experience preferred
Must possess exceptional analytical ability and advocacy skills; drive execution in a team environment; and the ability to integrate legal advice and business knowledge, while providing balanced advice regarding risks and benefits
Effective verbal and written communication skills in all interactions with marketing clients, senior management, legal colleagues, external counsel, corporate departments and all levels of employees
Developed business acumen, with ability to understand the company's business interests and anticipate the nature and magnitude of issues that could arise in various settings
Practical and proactive problem-solver with a strong business acumen; must be confident, mature and calm under fire
Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law
Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department
Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% of the time.
Mental/Physical Requirements: This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.
Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.
Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underse...rved consumers.You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.