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Senior Corporate Counsel- Merchandising \u0026 Marketing

Atlanta, GA 30303
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The successful candidate must have the ability to identify and analyze complex legal issues, draft and negotiate a variety of agreements (supplier buying, strategic partnership, exclusivity, license, sponsorship, services and software-as-service (SaaS)), and present appropriate recommendations to minimize the legal exposure of the Company in vendor contracts.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EManages the legal affairs of the Company\u0027s Merchandising and Marketing teams.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHandles general corporate transactions and product regulatory issues.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAccurately identifies and assesses risks and determines and effectuates appropriate course for specific business areas and others with department-wide consequences. 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Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/strong\u003EMust be eighteen years of age or older.\u003Cbr /\u003EMust be legally permitted to work in the United States.\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAdditional Minimum Qualifications:\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003C/strong\u003EThe completion of a Jurist Doctorate or equivalent and required certifications for practicing law.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEducation Required:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E The completion of a Juris Doctor or equivalent and required certifications for practicing law.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EYears of Relevant Work Experience: \u003C/strong\u003E8 years\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPhysical Requirements:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. 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Analytical skills.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProven drafting and negotiation skills. Ability to make significant contributions to communication for complex matters at a department level. Ability to prepare and assist in the preparation of reports and presentations to officers and executives as appropriate.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EThe ability to work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EThe ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner. The ability to effectively manage the performance and careers of direct reports.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EThe self-starting ability to aggressively tackle new responsibilities and initiative without receiving sufficient training or completely clear direction.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EThe ability to develop, organize, implement and manage standard procedures on a department-wide level and train outside counsel and paralegal in the procedures.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHigh degree of oral and written communication and analytical skills.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003C/div\u003E
Posted: 2020-02-14 Expires: 2020-06-10
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