Purpose/Function of the role:
Monitor and engage on critical legislative, regulatory and industry developments in the United States, Canada, and across the globe, that could have a material impact on Hasbro’s business, including toy and product safety regulations, chemical regulations, specific market regulations, barriers to trade, privacy, advertising restrictions, marketing to children, intellectual property, corporate tax reform, Conflict Minerals, and diversity and inclusion. Help develop strategy for Hasbro engagement with federal, state and local policy makers and regulators, on key legislative and regulatory developments related to the company’s business.
Primary Responsibilities/ Duties:
- Manage Hasbro’s day-to-day U.S. Government and Regulatory Affairs practice, reporting to the Senior Vice President, Global Government and Regulatory Affairs and CSR (“SVP”).
- Represent Hasbro on trade associations, including The Toy Association (TA), to monitor federal and state legislative and regulatory developments to ensure Hasbro’s voice, experience and expertise are incorporated into newly developing laws and regulations, including participation in TA committees, workgroups, and subcommittees. Areas of responsibility for monitoring and engagement include: corporate tax reform, privacy, product safety and marketing to children.
- Draft bi-weekly internal U.S. Government Affairs Briefing document for distribution to Hasbro senior leadership.
- Review global legislative and regulatory proposals and identify issues/risks that could impact Hasbro products or processes in the U.S.; develop recommendations and prepare monthly update reports for SVP.
- Travel required (majority of which will be domestic)
- Professional self-development.
Qualifications and Competencies:
- B.A. / B.S. and J.D. degrees preferred
- At least 7 years’ experience in a corporate law firm managing regulatory and manufacturing issues or in a highly-regulated consumer products industry, with particular focus on regulatory affairs preferred
- Understanding of development of worldwide, federal, state and local legislation, regulations and standard setting processes preferred.
- Excellent writing and verbal communication, presentation and PowerPoint skills.
- Writing skills that can be effectively communicated to technical and non-technical internal and external stakeholders.
- Global mindset and collaborative, “can-do” attitude; business partner and team player.
- Ability to spot issues and propose potential strategic and tactical solutions for Hasbro.
- Addresses and resolves conflict directly and constructively, focusing on issues rather than people.
- Fosters a sense of ownership and personal commitment to work.
- Responds resourcefully and constructively to new demands, priorities, challenges and obstacles.
Hasbro (NASDAQ : HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. The Company’s Hasbro Studios and its film label, Allspark Pictures, are building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Through its commitment to corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to make the world a better place for children and their families. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past six years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com , and follow us on Twitter ( @Hasbro & @HasbroNews ) and Instagram ( @Hasbro ).
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