Senior Counsel Advertising and Media

Senior Counsel Advertising and Media

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Legal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1271816

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Use your legal expertise to provide business partners with trusted advice as a member of the Sam’s Club Legal Team.  Our Senior Counsel Advertising and Media position will allow you to drive strategy while empowering Sam’s Club to make informed decisions that align to enterprise objectives. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy solving problems and working collaboratively toward a solution, you’ll find that being a part of our Legal division is a move that brings with it tremendous growth potential and exciting new challenges. Join the Sam’s Club Legal Team, to partner with business leadership on fast-paced, financial-focused operations and strategy.  This role will provide legal support for MAP (Member Access Platform.)  The position will provide strategic counsel and transactional support for our advertising sales business and ad tech platform. This is a unique opportunity to join a high growth business with a “start-up mentality”, within the largest company in the world, where you’ll have an opportunity to help us build something great. It doesn’t get more exciting than that!    

You’ll make an impact by: 

  • Supporting the growth of the MAP (Member Access Platform) business by helping to build a legal governance framework, including creating best in class contract templates and processes, to enable the business to scale and grow quickly while managing legal and reputational risk

  • Negotiating high value and strategic agreements (including digital advertising insertion orders, platform terms and conditions, custom content agreements, vendor/master services agreements, and sponsorships)

  • Reviewing marketing and advertising materials and communications

  • Supporting the development of new advertising products and services

  • Providing legal advice by providing clients with an informed understanding of the client's legal rights, obligations, and risks to allow the client to make informed decisions

  • Leveraging technology to streamline processes, communication, and workflows 

You’ll sweep us off our feet if… 

  • You have ad tech, ad Agency digital advertising and/or media buying experience, with an understanding of data and privacy considerations

  • You have negotiated upfront agreements or annual media commitments in the national media and shopper media markets with the largest Food, Consumables and Tech Fortune 500 companies in the world

  • You have experience negotiating terms related to the use of first party and third-party data (including the matching of data via clean room environment)

  • You thrive working in fast paced environments, with a high volume of transactional work

  • You have a strong track record of negotiating novel and complex agreements with some of the largest companies in the world

  • You are a go-getter, who is passionate about adding value and being a trusted advisor to the business

  • You have substantial, diverse legal experience (ex. combination of in-house, government, leading law firm, etc.)

  • You empower your business partners while working collaboratively to achieve cross-functional goals

  • You work proactively and leverage preventative measures in the spirit of protecting stakeholders, customers, and employees

This position will be based in Bentonville, AR. Currently, we are not considering a remote or hybrid role.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Law degree from an accredited law school and 5 years’ experience in law.
License to practice law in at least one state.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Leading cross-functional teams

Primary Location...

2101 SE SIMPLE SAVINGS DR, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-4304, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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