Based in Geneva, this is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced lawyer with proven marketing, sponsorship and licensing experience, to head up a legal & business affairs team operating in the international motorsport environment.
Reporting to the Director of Legal, and supported by one lawyer and a paralegal, your role will involve:
providing day to day advice arising in connection with the staging and promotion of international motorsport events including F1, F2, F3, F4, the World Rally, Rallycross and Touring Car Championships, Formula E;
negotiating and drafting a wide range of agreements across all aspects of the business, including sponsorship, licensing, Event promotion and organisation agreements;
overseeing the organisation’s intellectual property registration and enforcement programmes, and contributing strategically to the business with regard to the development and execution of new brand strategies;
structuring and advising on international licensing programmes in the area of safety and quality certification for motorsport and mobility services and products;
providing general support and assistance to the Marketing Department in connection with the introduction of a wide range of new commercial programmes.
The successful candidate will be a UK qualified solicitor with 5-10 years PQE and have worked at a leading UK/US law firm as well as having gained significant experience in-house, ideally within the sports industry.
He/she will be a commercial lawyer from a cross border environment with a thorough understanding of contract law and intellectual property law, as well as familiarity with EU law.
Fluency in English (oral and written) is essential. Fluency in the French language, would be an advantage.
This role will involve exposure to major players in the motorsports industry, therefore, excellent written and oral communication, negotiation and drafting skills are required, as well as the ability to demonstrate a high level of commercial acumen.
If your are interested in this opportunity, please send your complete dossier (CV and letter of application ) to : [email protected]