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Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts
At Pitney Bowes, we do the right thing, the right way.
As Senior Counsel/Assistant General Counsel for Pitney Bowes, you can too. You will be a member of the Global Legal and Compliance Organization of Pitney Bowes, and be located in the company’s Austin, TX office.
We have amazing people who are the driving force, the inspiration and foundation of our company. Our thriving culture can be broken down into four components: Client. Team. Win. Innovate. .
We actively look for prospects who:
Are passionate about client success.
Enjoy collaborating with others.
Strive to exceed expectations.
Move boldly in the quest for superior and best in market solutions.
If this sounds like you, then you may be a great fit for Pitney Bowes.
A detail oriented individual with superior drafting skills, advanced client management skills such as responsiveness, diplomacy and approachability with clients at all levels of the company, other Legal Department team members, and outside counsel. You also possess the ability to work successfully both independently and as part of a team. Other specific qualities include the following:
Strong negotiating skills.
The ability to provide legal advice in a manner that is simple, straightforward and actionable.
The ability to handle multiple projects at one time, prioritizing and organizing them in an effective manner.
The ability to communicate effectively, in both written and oral form, to business unit leaders and all individuals in a company.
Excellent judgment in terms of balancing risk in both business and legal matters.
A willingness to learn and work in areas of less familiarity.
A no-drama, levelheaded work style.
Have responsibility for general legal matters, including commercial legal advice and contracts, in support of the Commerce Services segment of Pitney Bowes, which includes internet based offerings, cross-border transactions, parcel logistics, fulfillment and related services, and software licensing.
Be responsible for supporting other corporate functions or business units.
Will work both independently and under the supervision of the business unit General Counsel.
Draft, review and negotiate complex agreements, both U.S.-based and with international partners and clients, including structuring and negotiating global master agreements with Fortune 100 companies, parcel logistics and fulfillment agreements, complex licensing and services agreements, OEM/Technology in-licenses, web based terms and conditions, reseller and distribution agreements, payments-related agreements, non-disclosure agreements and various other types of agreements.
Advise business unit clients regarding various legal matters and potential disputes.
Work on general commercial matters for the business unit, both independently and with other members of the Legal Department.
Communicate and negotiate with clients and vendors.
Evaluate and act on compliance needs.
Work on special projects with senior management and other members of the Legal Department.
Consult with subject matter experts, internal and external, as needed.
Manage outside counsel.
As Senior Counsel/Assistant General Counsel you should have:
A minimum of 6-7 years of commercial legal experience with background and interpersonal skills necessary to function successfully in a visible and challenging position.
A background that ideally includes a combination of law firm training and in-house counsel experience.
A diverse corporate legal background, including negotiation experience, general corporate exposure to sophisticated corporate matters, and success in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
Demonstrated ability to work on a wide range of complex commercial transactions and go-to-market alliances, preferably related to a range of technologies, products and services, including technology/software licensing and web-based offerings, including ecommerce-related solutions.
Cross-border international experience, including for example, experience in a legal environment supporting operations for a global company with frequent dealings with transactions/issues in multiple jurisdictions.
Experience in fulfillment, FDA, transportation and/or Logistics is a plus.
A law degree from an accredited United States law school and be a member in good standing of the bar of a US State or District of Columbia.
Provide the opportunity to grow and develop your career
Offer an inclusive environment that encourages diverse perspectives and ideas
Deliver challenging and unique opportunities to contribute to the success of a transforming organization
Pitney Bowes is a global technology company offering innovative products and solutions that help its clients navigate the complex world of commerce. The company offers customer information management, location intelligence and customer engagement software and solutions to help its clients market to their customers, and shipping, mailing, and cross border ecommerce products and solutions that enable the sending of parcels and packages across the globe. Clients around the world rely on Pitney Bowes products, solutions and services.
If you are the right fit, apply now.
Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.
W/M/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBT are encouraged to apply.
All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link.?
Internal Number: 171253
About Pitney Bowes/Newgistics
Pitney Bowes recently completed the acquisition of Newgistics, an Austin, Texas-based provider of parcel delivery, returns, fulfillment and digital commerce solutions for retailers and ecommerce brands, will help accelerate Pitney Bowes’ expansion into the U.S. domestic parcels market at scale.About Pitney BowesAt Pitney Bowes, we thrive on helping our clients navigate the complex world of commerce. We provide data so businesses can market to their best customers. We enable the sending of parcels and packages across the globe. And, we secure payments through statements and invoices to keep our clients moving forward. Backed by a team of over 16,000 dedicated professionals internationally, we help our clients—from small businesses to 90% of the Fortune 500—create meaningful impact for their customers and their businesses. Big or small. Physical or digital. We deliver client-centric solutions to help businesses make the most out of every transaction and interaction—accurately and securely.About NewgisticsNewgistics helps retailers and brands grow with seamless, omni-channel solutions that span the physical and digital sides of commerce. Its offerings, which include digital commerce ...development, deep analytics, relationship management, systems integration, fulfillment, parcel delivery and returns management, provide retailers and brands with a modern approach to enriching the customer journey. Its flagship digital commerce platform, ncommerce, fuses proven technology for retail environments into a stable, modern and infinitely scalable platform. From device to doorstep, Newgistics helps retailers and brands outpace the competition like no other service provider.