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Legal Counsel

Company: BlueTriton Brands
Location: Stamford
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

As the nation's leading bottled water company, BlueTriton Brands is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we're also committed to developing our people - enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed. It's a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions - all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers. When it comes to leading the industry with the highest standards in quality, BlueTriton Corporate is a vital element of our success. Whether you're based in finance or Human Resources, Legal, Communications or IT, you'll be a force for good - someone who is trusted, empowered and supported to make a genuine, lasting impression on our organization. Job Description We are currently seeking an Associate Legal Counsel, Marketing and Intellectual Property, to be located in Stamford, CT and report to the Legal Counsel. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:--- Will serve as a key member of the Legal, Regulatory & Government Affairs team, providing advice on a wide range of tactical and operational issues for Marketing, Sales (including field operations), Innovation, and Sustainability business teams. --- Responsibilities will cover the following areas, including:o Providing proactive and pragmatic legal counsel regarding general corporate and commercial matters relating to IP and advertising/promotions, such as drafting integrated marketing, promotions, and technology agreements, provide guidance on marketing claims and substantiation for labels, omnichannel marketing (including social and digital media, endorsements, user-generated content), , sweepstakes, in-store promotions,, consumer and customer disputes, competitor challenges and NAD actions, and other day to day marketing and promotional activities; o Acting as a business partner and trusted advisor, providing direct legal counsel to Marketing, Sales, Innovation, and Sustainability executives and managers to support timely strategic and commercial business decisions; o Will collaborate and work with Marketing on all product innovation and product launches;o Will have strong knowledge of marketing, advertising and IP law, advertising standards, FTC rulings and guidelines, BBB, NAD, etc.)o Addressing and/or managing the IP needs of the business including: drafting, negotiating, interpreting and advising clients on IP related agreements, such as non-disclosure, joint development and license agreements, and IP provisions in commercial agreements, manufacturing agreements, and supply agreements. o Will have trademark experience advising and counseling clients on various IP matters involving copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. Managing outside IP counsel; clearing proposed trademarks and providing opinions regarding the use and availability of trademarks;o Further developing internal legal commercial expertise and actively managing outside counsel;o Setting a tone of unwavering dedication to the highest standards, and possesses the gravitas and reputation to establish effective working relationships with executives, managers and employees at all levels throughout the company.--- The successful candidate preferably will have had experience with a range of corporate and commercial matters, as well as such areas as: acquisitions; litigation; real estate and environmental; and minor regulatory matters. --- Regardless of background, this person will have the overall business acumen, pace, and leadership skills to be effective in a fast-moving consumer business. --- This is a hands-on role, requiring a willingness to roll up one's sleeves and bring a team-centric and collaborative attitude to their role. --- Consistently solutions-oriented and outcome-driven, she/he must be flexible to adopt and prioritize their activities to mirror the needs of the organization. #LI-hybrid Qualifications Key qualifications include:--- BA/BS Degree or equivalent--- JD degree required--- 5+ years of related experience with direct commercial, IP and data privacy, and marketing law experience; in-house generalist experience welcome--- CT or NY State Bar Membership in good standing (or equivalent, CT house counsel designation)--- Experience with contracts and disputes, as well as regulators and regulatory compliance issues helpful--- Experience with consumer products a plus--- Other Skills:o Exceptional understanding of negotiation, compliance, and regulatory laws.o Requires exceptional analytical and problem solving skills, and understanding of legal documents.o Must be able to work independently and be self-directedo Must also be able to work in team environment to reach goals and objectives.o The successful candidate should be flexible and open to change BlueTriton Brands is the nation's leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills, Ice Mountain, Origins, Saratoga, Splash, Ac+ion and Pure Life. We're passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship - most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you'll receive a competitive total rewards package - something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It's not just the work that you'll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you'll receive exactly the kind of benefits you'd expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at BlueTriton Brands? All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Keywords: BlueTriton Brands, Stamford , Legal Counsel, Legal , Stamford, Connecticut

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