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Associate General Counsel – Marketing, Consumer Law & Privacy

Job ID 7851 Location Miami Date posted 02/16/2024 Work Style Hybrid

Job Description

This is a highly rewarding position for attorneys who are commercially minded, solution-seeking and thrive on communication with business leads.  This position is exposed to a variety of unique business transactions and works closely with various Carnival Corporation departments, as well as the relevant departments at each operating company, to provide timely and effective legal counsel.  This position mostly works under moderate supervision and the individual in this role must be comfortable making decisions on contractual provisions, risks, deal structuring and negotiations as well as provide sound legal advice to business teams on various consumer marketing and data privacy related matters. The individual in this role must be efficient, responsive, organized and capable of managing multiple projects at the same time. The objective of this position is to serve as an attorney in the Carnival Corporation Global Legal Services Department. Primary responsibilities focus on the review, drafting, and negotiation of contractual agreements, the review of marketing materials, and the review and drafting of disclaimers, terms and conditions, and contest, sweepstakes, and promotion rules on behalf of Carnival Corporation and its affiliated companies, as well as advising the business on state and federal consumer and advertising laws, and FTC guidelines.   Additionally, this position will focus on the review, drafting, and negotiation of data privacy-related contractual provisions and policies as well as the provision of advice to the business on its legal responsibilities regarding compliance with state, national and international privacy laws and data security.         

Essential Functions:

  • Provide legal support in drafting, reviewing and negotiating various contractual agreements, including marketing agency agreements, co-marketing agreements, promotion agreements, data acquisition agreements, and other commercial agreements from other departments within the company, as directed by the Sr. Assistant General Counsel. 
  • Provide legal advice and support on state, federal, and international consumer and advertising laws, data privacy laws, FTC guidelines, marketing materials, offers, disclaimers, claim substantiation, terms and conditions, promotions, sweepstakes, contests, marketing initiatives and activations.
  • Providing advice on data privacy laws and the review and negotiation of data privacy related contractual provisions.


  • Minimum Education: J.D. Degree, preferred education J.D. degree from an accredited law school.
  • Required Certifications:  Good standing with any State Bar; CIPP
  • Required Years and Area of Professional Experience:  3 years relevant experience with a major law firm and/or as in-house counsel with experience in commercial transactions.
  • Critical Professional Related Technical/Computer Skills:  Highly proficient technical skills in MS Office Suite.
  • Other Requirements: Work beyond normal business hours is required occasionally to support business needs or projects.  Team player who can also work independently and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Preferred Experience and Type:  Experience in hospitality, travel and/or intellectual property a plus.  CIPP Certification

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong analytical, negotiating, writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently and handle multiple high priority matters at any given time. 
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills (written and verbal) required. 
  • Team player who can also work independently and thrives in a fast-paced environment. 
  • An ability to balance legal risk with business needs.


  • Tactical:  Decisions focus on intermediate-term issues. The purpose of decisions made at this level are to help move CCL closer to reaching strategic goals. Outcomes are predictable. After a decision is made by Top Executive Leadership, the next phase is to take the needed steps to implement it.  Examples are: The amount of money required to implement, which advertising agency to promote a new service or to provide an incentive plan to employees to encourage increased revenue.
  • Operational:  Decisions focus on day-to-day activities within the company. Decisions made at this level help to ensure that daily activities proceed smoothly and therefore help to move the company toward reaching a strategic goal. They have short term consequences. Examples are: Handling employee conflicts, purchasing materials needed for operations.
  • Standard:  These decisions are those that are repetitive decisions on a recurring basis and are commonly related to daily activities. They are relatively simple, relying on historical data and previous solutions. Examples are: reordering of standard office supplies, handling transactions.   

Physical Demands:  Must be able to remain in a stationary position at a desk and/or computer for extended periods of time.  Requires regular movement throughout CCL facilities.

Travel:  Less than 25% non-shipboard travel likely

Work Conditions:  Work primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential.  Other job specific working conditions Remote/Hybrid Work.

The range for this role’s salary rate is $120,000-$130,000.  Offers to the selected candidates will be made on a fair and equitable basis, taking into account specific job-related skills and experience. 

At Carnival, your total rewards package is much more than your base salary. All non-sales roles participate in an annual cash bonus program, while sales roles have an incentive plan. Director and above roles may also be eligible to participate in Carnival’s discretionary equity incentive plan. Plus, Carnival provides comprehensive and innovative benefits to meet your needs, including:

  • Health Benefits: 
    • Cost-effective medical, dental and vision plans
    • Employee Assistance Program and other mental health resources
    • Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage.
  • Financial Benefits: 
    • 401(k) plan that includes a company match.
    • Employee Stock Purchase plan
  • Paid Time Off 
    • Holidays – All full-time and part-time with benefits employees receive days off for 7 company-wide holidays, plus an additional floating holiday to be taken at the employee’s discretion.
    • Vacation Time – All full-time employees at the manager and below level start with 14 days/year; director and above level start with 19 days/year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 84 hours/year.  All employees gain additional vacation time with further tenure.
    • Sick Time – All full-time employees receive 80 hours of sick time each year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 60 hours each year. 
  • Other Benefits 
    • Complementary stand-by cruises, employee discounts on confirmed cruises, plus special rates for family and friends
    • Personal and professional learning and development resources including tuition reimbursement.
    • On-site preschool program and wellness center at our Miami campus



About Us

In addition to other duties/functions, this position requires full commitment and support for promoting ethical and compliant culture. More specifically, this position requires integrity, honesty, and respectful treatment of others, as well as a willingness to speak up when they see misconduct or have concerns.

Carnival Corporation & plc is a global cruise company and one of the largest vacation companies in the world. Our portfolio of leading cruise brands includes Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn in North America; P&O Cruises, and Cunard Line in the United Kingdom; AIDA in Germany; Costa Cruises in Southern Europe; and P&O Cruises in Australia. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety andsustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude which is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness and integrity.

Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical or sensory disability or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, federal and/or international law.

Benefits as a member of Carnival's Team:
  • A comprehensive benefit program which includes medical, dental and vision plans
  • Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage and a 401(k) plan that includes a company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Cruise benefits
  • An on-site fully accredited preschool educational program located at our Doral campus
  • An on-site Wellness Center and Health clinic at our Doral campus
To view a copy of Carnival's FMLA, EEO and EPPA posters please visit: (click or copy and paste link into your browser).


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