Head of Legal

Employer
The Enclave Of East Louisville
Location
Chicago
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 06, 2024
Closes
Jul 04, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Position
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
Permanent

Feastables is on a mission to create the world's most engaging brand. As the CPG industry teeters on the edge of transformation, trust has shifted from traditional corporate giants to innovative individual creators. With the backing of MrBeast, the world's most influential creator, and our unwavering commitment to transparency and superior quality, we are strategically positioned to become the go–to snacking brand for future generations.

At the heart of our ethos is the belief that anything is possible. This belief ignites our innovation and drives us to push boundaries. It's what enables us to deliver incredible products and unique, engaging experiences that keep our fans and customers coming back for more.

Though recognized for our chocolate bars, our vision goes beyond a single product category. We aim to offer a diverse product range, each item tailored to meet our customers' unique tastes and needs. Regardless of the variety, all of our products share a common trait – the guarantee of quality and fun that Feastables is known for.

We're not just building a brand; we're crafting a legacy and just getting started. We are charting an unprecedented path, at an unbelievable velocity, and seeking extraordinary individuals to help us shape the next iconic global brand. Together, we will build something truly remarkable that will resonate with customers worldwide and stand the test of time.

About The Role:

As our Head of Legal, you will spearhead our legal strategy and framework, ensuring our operations are not only compliant, but also optimally positioned for growth and innovation. Your insight will be crucial in shaping corporate policy, negotiating critical contracts, managing risk, and setting the legal direction that will safeguard and propel Feastables forward.

This role requires a blend of strategic thinking, business acumen, and legal expertise to support our rapid growth and ever–evolving needs. If you're looking to make an immediate and lasting impact within a dynamic team environment, read on below!

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Oversee all legal aspects of the business, from compliance and contract negotiations to intellectual property and dispute resolution
  • Provide strategic legal guidance to the executive team, contributing to key business decisions and strategy development
  • Lead the negotiation, drafting, and review of complex agreements, ensuring they align with Feastables' business objectives, the MrBeast brand, and broader legal requirements
  • Manage corporate governance and ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, industry standards, and internal policies
  • Manage all aspects of the company's legal affairs, including intellectual property, employment law, and corporate transactions
  • Identify and mitigate legal risks across the organization, developing risk management strategies that align with Feastables' growth and market dynamics
  • Advise on environmental and sustainability regulations, aligning Feastables' operations with legal requirements and corporate social responsibility goals
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external legal counsel and oversee the management of legal disputes and litigations.
  • Develop and implement legal processes and policies to streamline operations and support business objectives

Recipe For Success:

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in a legal leadership role, preferably in the CPG or food & beverage industry
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school and current bar admission
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the legal landscape as it pertains to corporate governance, commercial transactions, compliance, and intellectual property
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective legal counsel and participate in executive decision–making processes
  • Strong foundation in contract law, with exceptional negotiation and drafting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross–functionally, providing legal guidance that supports business goals while mitigating risk
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and influence at all levels of the organization
  • A bias toward action, especially within a lean team and fast–paced environment

Why Feastables?

We value experience. For our customers, our partners, and our employees. We hire awesome people (like you!) who are smart, driven, and have a growth mindset. We have a thriving culture where you'll have interesting problems to solve with the autonomy you need to make a difference. And, of course, we have the perks/benefits to enable you to do your best work.

  • Competitive Salary
  • 100% employer paid option for medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) with an employer match
  • Monthly stipends for wellness & cell phones
  • 14 company paid holidays
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Delicious chocolate & snacks of course!

RECRUITERS: We do not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms or recruitment agencies – please, no phone calls or emails.