Position Summary: We are seeking an outstanding attorney to join our legal team. This person will serve as a corporate generalist with primary responsibility for the business legal needs of Conair.
Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of contracts including non-disclosure licensing, supply, distribution, equipment purchase and lease, manufacturing, consulting, sponsorship and customer agreements.
There is also a focus on contracts related to advertising, promotions and digital media.
Additional work related to mergers and acquisitions; corporate housekeeping; legal research; and other general corporate, intellectual property, real estate and commercial matters.
Provide counsel on contracts as noted above.
Drive various continuous improvements in contracting, including improving processes, templates, trainings and knowledge management materials.
Assist in special projects in the legal team as assigned.
JD degree and BA/BS degree; top tier undergraduate and law schools.
6+ years of legal employment working in a corporate legal department or a top-tier law firm, with experience advising on corporate and commercial matters, including drafting and negotiating agreements and direct interaction with clients
Broad experience in contract drafting and negotiation, including in the areas of procurement, services, consulting, logistics, sales, ecommerce, SaaS Agreements and technology agreements and transactions.
Member of the Connecticut State Bar or willing to become Connecticut Authorized In-House Counsel.
Broad range of relevant legal experience, including the ability to identify, prioritize and resolve critical legal issues in real time.
Strong technology skills, with experience and a strong interest in utilizing technology to improve ways of working.
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, particularly the ability to transform complex information into clear, concise and actionable communications for business partners.
Willingness to learn and work on a broad variety of areas.
Ability to work independently or within a team as required, including as part of cross-functional and cross-border teams.
Self-starter with a sense of urgency.
Ability to multi-task, handle unanticipated situations effectively and work well under pressure with tight deadlines to ensure timely and appropriate response to issues raised.
Excellent judgment and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
Outstanding execution and organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal skills and positive, enthusiastic attitude.
Ability to identify and use the most efficient and effective legal resources to complete the work in a timely and cost-effective manner
Experience in the Personal Care, Health Care, Beauty or Consumer Goods industry is a plus.
Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
Must be able to use a computer keyboard and view a monitor for extended periods of time