Legal Executive 12 Month FTC

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 17/04/2024

Legal Executive 12 Month FTC

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

This is an exciting position working within our Group Legal team!

You will be advising on all aspects of Tesco's high-profile advertising, marketing, branding; and customer propositions to ensure their compliance with relevant advertising rules and regulations, and to maintain our customers' trust and brand reputation.

Your role is to balance risk and commercial benefit, to provide timely and clear legal advice that is solutions-driven.

The role involves a good breadth of work as well as the opportunity to work autonomously - you will be able to get under the skin of strategic marketing, advertising campaigns, propositions and branding.

You will be responsible for

  • Principal point of contact for the UK Customer teams on all matters to do with Tesco's advertising, marketing, brands; and customer propositions.
  • Advising on all aspects of key marketing campaigns and assets; reviewing external marketing for TV; social media; out-of-home & press releases, including ensuring compliance with ASA and other relevant advertising regulation.
  • Managing ASA compliance and investigations.
  • Advising on a range of soft intellectual property matters across our business on an ad hoc basis, including clearance searches, brand protection, and advising on product and packaging risks from an IP perspective
  • Providing ad hoc support on general commercial matters, in support of the wider Legal function
  • Maintaining the company knowledge bank and delivering business training on marketing compliance.
  • Considering stakeholders concerns and spotting other issues: working with the business and adding value.
  • Supporting the development of efficient business processes and protocols. - Delivering Marketing and IP training across the business




You will need

  • Relevant qualification - Law degree, a Graduate Diploma in Law, an LPC qualification, CILEx or NALP qualification (or similar)
  • Experience advising on advertising and marketing compliance matters.
  • Previous inhouse experience preferred

What’s in it for you

We’re all about the little helps. That’s why we give our wonderful colleagues bags of benefits. Including wellbeing services, an award-winning pension scheme and much, much more, our colleague reward package keeps on giving.  And helps make every day a little better for you and your family.  These include but are not limited to:

  • Colleague bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus Bank holidays)
  • Buy holiday salary sacrifice scheme (for salaried roles)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 26 weeks maternity and adoption leave (after 1 years’ service) at full pay, followed by 13 weeks of Statutory Maternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay, we also offer 4 weeks fully paid paternity leave
  • The right to request flexible working from your first day with us
  • Free 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and your family, free access to a range of experts to support your mental wellbeing
  • A Colleague Clubcard for you & a family member (after 3 months of service), giving you access to lots of discounts in-store & online
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here 
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click Here to read more about the full range of benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We’re proud to have been accredited Disability Confident Leader and we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support we can offer, please click here.

We’re a big business and we can offer a range of diverse full-time & part-time working patterns across our many business areas, which means that we can find something that works for you.  We work in a more blended pattern - combining office and remote working.  Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate.  If you are applying internally, please speak to the Hiring Manager about how this can work for you - Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

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