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Internship - Legal and Regulatory Affairs - Summer 2017 - Ultimate Fighting Championship (the UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)


Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas and stadiums across the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

This position is based in Las Vegas, the UFC’s hometown and the Fight Capital of the World. Las Vegas matches the passion and energy of the UFC and offers a vast array of entertainment, restaurants, spas, golf courses, shops and accommodations.  The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.
   
The Ultimate Opportunity: 

This program offers you the opportunity to become directly involved in the legal and policy matters that are part of the daily operations of the department. We strive to make this a challenging and interesting experience for you and try to make every effort to tailor it to the specific skills, and projects that you would like to be included in. This department deals with significant contractual and negotiation responsibilities including, venue agreements, sponsorship contracts, merchandise agreements, fighter contracts, television agreements and other entertainment-related agreements. This department also works on various intellectual property issues including anti-piracy and other unauthorized uses of content and UFC property.

Position Summary:

1. Assists legal department in business and legal affairs for all day-to-day activities.
2. Drafts agreements with appropriate supervision.
3. Drafts merchandise license agreements for various consumer products and services including games, apparel, and publishing.
4. Drafts production agreements, including production services, talent, content, fighter, underlying rights, etc, and production related business transactions.
5. Assists in the administration of a variety of distribution and bout agreements.
6. Assists in matters of due diligence and document review and preparation for major transactions, as necessary.
7. Assists with identifying and addressing illegal uses of UFC owned assets.
8. Gathers evidence for trademark applications and oppositions.
9. Prepares copyright applications.
10. Assists in other transactions, general corporate governance matters, employment law research, and international expansion as they arise.
11. Assists with other general business and legal affairs projects as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:
 

You would be expected to be able to conduct research projects and draft contracts with appropriate supervision. You may also be called upon to draft correspondence, track pending legislation, and to otherwise assist the Legal team with their duties.

1. 2nd or 3rd year law student.
2. Solid written and verbal communication skills.
3. Interest in one or more of the following areas of law: entertainment, intellectual property, international, corporate, transactional.
4. Ability to organize and effectively present analysis and concepts.
5. Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information.
6. Excellent organizational skills.
7. Excellent attention to detail.
8. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, and ability to learn other basic computer programs.


This is a paid position but the selected intern(s) are responsible for selecting and providing their own housing, relocation and transportation if necessary.

Zuffa, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: If selected for this internship, will you receive college credit for it?
2. When this internship begins, what year will you be in your program?
3. What do you want to learn from this experience?
4. What is your career goal upon completion of your degree? What type of position do you hope to attain upon graduation?


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Internship - Public Relations - Summer 2017 - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

This position is based in Las Vegas, the UFC’s hometown and the Fight Capital of the World. Las Vegas matches the passion and energy of the UFC and offers a vast array of entertainment, restaurants, spas, golf courses, shops and accommodations. The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:

Our Las Vegas office has an on-site gym with cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights. We have a regular wellness calendar for employees featuring health and nutritional classes. The Las Vegas office participates annually in a citywide Corporate Challenge. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!

Strategy for Winning:

Our office consists of people who are passionate, dedicated and innovative. This program offers the intern the opportunity to become directly involved in the public relations activities that are part of the daily operations of the department. We strive to make this a challenging and interesting experience for you and make every effort to tailor it to the specific skills and projects that you would like to pursue and build on. This department contributes to the organization through promotion of UFC products.

We are currently seeking an intern for our Public Relations department. This internship will work closely with the Publicists and Media Relations Coordinators.
 

Through this opportunity, you will learn entry level public relations, and will have the opportunity to learn and observe the activities that go into promoting a dynamic, fast-paced entertainment and sports organization, events, and athletes. You will receive exposure to all facets of public relations, including press releases, media relations, special events, and creative brainstorming.

Daily activities will include the following:

- Coordination media events and managing media.
- Researching writers
- Assisting with maintenance of the media database
- Coordinating schedules for fighters in conjunction with events
- Drafting press releases
- Coordinating interviews for events
- Assisting with drafting media pitches
- Assisting with daily news tracking, compilation and distribution

We are seeking candidates that are:

- Public Relations, Journalism, English or Communications majors
- Should be very proficient in Microsoft Word
- Proficient in writing and editing copy
- Have the desire and ability to create compelling, unique stories and ideas
- Is comfortable in meetings and calls with high profile people and media entities
- Has excellent communication and organization skills
- Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information
- Team player
- Willing to learn and grow

Requirements:

- Must be enrolled in an academic program that is relevant to public relations activities
- Junior, Senior or Graduate student preferred
- May receive academic credit for internship
- Must be able to work a minimum of 30+ hours per week if also attending school or 40+ hours per week if not

EOE

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you available for this internship between late May/early June and early August?
2. What do you want to learn from this experience?
3. What is your career goal upon completion of your degree? What type of position do you hope to attain upon graduation?
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