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Job Description

The Associate General Counsel will support the legal department at Mast-Jgermeister US (MJUS) in fulfilling its legal responsibilities, compliance, and business needs to ensure the organizations value and interests are protected. You will partner with the General Counsel to support various departments, including the MJUS commercial team, marketing, operations, and human resources. You will handle a broad range of responsibilities. This position will develop expertise in the practice areas of state and federal alcohol beverage regulation, three-tier distribution, trade practices, intellectual property, corporate risk management and beverage alcohol marketing and advertising.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts
  • Advise sales and marketing personnel on alcohol beverage regulatory issues such as the execution of sales and marketing activities and promotions
  • Play an important and strategic role in fostering awareness and ensuring compliance with regulatory and contractual obligations across the company
  • Analyze new and current laws and regulations and advise on our privacy and security obligations to support our business, sales, compliance, marketing and innovation teams
  • Directs, evaluates and oversees the work of outside counsel
  • Support the General Counsel on all legal needs and special projects
  • Implement legal policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Manage the internal filing docket for the department
  • Communicate with counterparts of parent company to ensure department is sharing information in a proper and efficient manner

Requirements

  • 3+ years of legal experience
  • Bar Certified in the State of New York
  • Juris Doctor (J.D. Degree)
  • Ability to operate autonomously and work collaboratively as a team player with sales and other internal business partners
  • Motivated to learn continuously and expand practice area to meet changing business environment and needs of company
  • Pragmatic and commercial approach
  • Excellent business judgement; intellectual curiosity and the ability to balance legal and business requirements
  • Flexibility to multi-task and prioritize multiple responsibilities

Benefits

  • Highly competitive compensation packages
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Matching 401(k) plan
  • Yearly wellness stipend (gym membership or fitness classes)
  • Generous holiday and vacation policy

Associated topics: attorney, attorney corporate, business, company, compliance, compliance department, corporate, internal, legal, legal department

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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