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In EA's Legal team, we provide practical solutions to manage risk so our EA teams can offer great gaming experiences. To succeed, we put our players first, know our business partners’ goals, champion innovation, and take smart risks.
Come join us! We're hiring a Senior Contract Specialist within EA's Legal Team. You will report to a Senior Product Counsel and be based in one of the posted EA office locations.
Your responsibilities include:
Under the guidance and direction of a supervising Product Counsel and in line with EA's standard templates and guidance, you will draft, negotiate, and review a wide range of commercial agreements, including software and content licenses, talent agreements, consulting agreements, SaaS agreements (including data protection agreements), influencer and promotion agreements.
Escalate issues to appropriate internal teams where needed and collaborate with those teams to find creative solutions for those issues.
Adapt and update contract templates for different needs.
You will participate in recurring meetings with legal colleagues and business partners to build a knowledge of the products, business, and business teams you support, and determine how to prioritize work.
You'll collaborate with colleagues within the Legal department to contribute to internal projects, including updates to contract templates and other internal tools and reference materials.
Qualifications and achievements:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience. Paralegal certificate from ABA approved program preferred, but not required.
5+ years of experience as a paralegal with a law firm or in-house providing services for technology or entertainment clients.
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with business partners and legal colleagues.
Excellent communication skills and ability to establish strong working relationships with business partners.
Ability to manage the entire contract process from initial contract request, negotiation, and through execution, under the direction of a supervising Product Counsel.
Ability to handle a high volume of work with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload efficiently and effectively.
Experience in the games industry and with contract lifecycle management systems is also a plus.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the range and benefits for your specific location.
EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Pay offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.
BASE SALARY RANGES
British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria): º $63,350 - $98,800 CAN Annually
Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. In the US, we offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, 10 weeks paid time off to bond with baby, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity. For British Columbia, we offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.
About Electronic Arts
Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.
We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.
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