Associate General Counsel - Securities & Corporate

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Corporate

SeaWorld is a world-renowned leader in the themed-park and entertainment industry. Our success is built on a passion for caring for animals and a dedication to delivering positive, memorable experiences to people from around the world. We’re also committed to helping ambitious people achieve their professional best. We’re always seeking exceptionally skilled and knowledgeable individuals for a variety of roles throughout our organization.

What you get to do:

  • Advising the Company on securities and corporate law matters related to capital markets/securities, SEC reporting and compliance, NYSE, Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, shareholder engagement, governance and all matters related thereto.
  • Supporting the preparation of SEC filings, including but not limited to 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings, proxy statements, registration statements and all other public and securities related filings.
  • Serving at an Assistant Corporate Secretary in the coordination and conducting of board of directors and committee meetings including assisting in the preparation of materials and advising on governance matters.
  • Assisting in the development, implementation and administration of internal policies, compliance programs and controls in all aspects of public reporting including, but not limited to, disclosure, ethics, audit, compensation, trading and corporate governance policies.
  • Assisting in the administration of the Company’s equity plans.
  • Staying abreast of, advising on and ensuring compliance with, federal and state securities and corporate laws, as well as applicable rules and regulations of exchanges and industry organizations that affect public company reporting or compliance and public M&A.
  • Supporting internal processes and procedures for SEC compliance, including SEC filings, sub-certification, and trading blackout processes.
  • Supporting the Company's debt and equity financing transactions.
  • Collaborating with, advising, and supporting a broad range of departments and functions including Finance, Investor Relations, Internal Audit, Treasury, Human Resources, Corporate Secretary and others as needed.
  • Managing outside counsel.
  • Assisting with coverage of general corporate, M&A and commercial matters.
  • Assisting in various other compliance activities throughout the Company.

What it takes to succeed:

The successful candidate will have 5+ years of legal experience with a law firm and/or corporate legal department. A strong background in SEC disclosure and reporting, M&A, corporate governance and corporate finance is required. In addition to excellent legal and analytical skills as a corporate attorney, the right candidate will possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to interface with a broad range of senior business executives, board members and other colleagues and professionals.
  • Juris Doctorate and current bar admission is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of securities and public company reporting experience in a law firm and/or corporate legal department.
  • Public and private M&A experience in a law firm and/or corporate legal department preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership and to manage multiple projects simultaneously with ability to focus on critical priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Highly polished and effective negotiation, communication, and drafting skills, including those suitable for interaction with board members and senior management.
  • Proven ability to lead and execute all facets of challenging transactional engagements-from preliminary/conceptual advice, through structuring, due diligence, negotiating, drafting, closing, integration and post-closing conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of and experience in employee compensation/benefits, tax, accounting and/or ERISA matters a plus

The perks of the position:

As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible based Paid Time Off
  • SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes
  • SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Voluntary Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Plan

Join the team!

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

More Information

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Corporate

Orlando, FL


Full Time Salaried


1/31/2023 11:59 PM ET