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Assistant General Counsel - Securities & Governance

Location: 

Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  9053

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Responsibilities

International Game Technology PLC (“IGT” or “Company”), the global leader in gaming products and services, is seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional to serve as Assistant General Counsel, U.S. Governance and Securities law.  Duties include primary responsibility for advising Company management regarding U.S. securities laws and NYSE listing standards and supporting corporate governance matters.  The Assistant General Counsel, U.S. Governance and Securities Law must be practical, business oriented, and comfortable interacting with senior executives.  

 

The successful candidate will report to the Corporate Secretary and be an integral member of the Company’s Corporate Secretary organization within the Company’s Global Legal Department. The position will be located in Providence, R.I. and will involve quarterly travel to London. The Assistant General Counsel, U.S. Governance and Securities law will work closely with corporate accounting, finance and administration, investor relations and communications, HR and other corporate executives, the General Counsel and the Corporate Secretary to provide U.S. securities law advice and support.  

 

The successful candidate will team with the Company’s UK and US corporate legal staff and interact regularly with other members of the Company’s Legal Department.

 

  • Primary interface to the NYSE and SEC for required filings 
  • Compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and requirements 
  • Support for the Company’s Disclosure Committee
  • Advise the Investor Relations and communications teams regarding investor presentations, earnings and other press releases and related materials
  • Advise on securities law and related aspects of the Company’s capital markets transactions
  • Corporate governance advice and support
  • Preparation and review of Shareholder, Board and Committee meeting materials
  • Advice on executive compensation and equity plan administration
  • Develop and assist with implementation of corporate policies and practices relating to corporate governance and legal compliance matters
  • Assist in the preparation of annual reports on Form 20-F, offering circulars, prospectuses
  • Interact with external counsel in the U.S. as needed to support the Company
  • Manage the Company’s securities trading policy and related person transaction policy
  • Serve as Assistant Corporate Secretary

Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Substantial background in U.S. securities law required - Experience with NYSE registrants preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience
  • JD Degree and admission to at least one state Bar
  • Availability to travel, including internationally

Keys to Success

  • Building collaborative relationships
  • Decision making
  • Drive results
  • Foster innovation
  • Personal energy
  • Self-leadership

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island