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Responsible for implementing legal support strategy and providing legal advice, counsel and solutions for legal issues impacting the Company’s operations in the United States and Canada. Specifically, this position will work closely on issues involving the roughly 500,000 members of the Mary Kay independent sales force in the United States and Canada. Issues handled will include, but are not limited to, compliance enforcement, independent sales force and employee education, and general advice and counsel on routine to complex business issues. Position will conduct legal analysis and provide recommendations on issues including product marketing, digital tools/social media, privacy, consumer protection, and related business issues. Responsible for monitoring, reviewing and assessing laws and regulations to provide timely advice regarding implications to the Company and its operations in the Region and ensure compliance requirements and recommendations for solutions from risk-avoidance/mitigation perspectives. Responsible for executing and/or creating processes and procedures for the consistent and effective handling of legal issues and legal risk management for the United States and Canada markets. Responsible for supporting implementation of global legal strategy and initiatives including, but not limited to, anti-corruption, data privacy, business model, and other compliance initiatives in the Region.
Education: Bachelor’s degree, law degree (J.D.), and currently licensed in the state of Texas or another state in the U.S. and eligible and willing to become licensed by the Texas state bar.
Experience: 3–5 years of legal experience to possess a thorough knowledge of corporate policies, goals and objectives as they relate to the legal environment.
Skills/Attributes: 1. Must demonstrate strong analytical and critical thinking skills in order to independently provide advice and counsel to key stakeholders on routine to moderately complex legal issues impacting the business.
Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, tact, diplomacy, and a high level of professionalism to interface with independent sales force, internal employees including all levels of management, industry association representatives, outside counsel, and government officials as necessary. 3. Must demonstrate sound decision-making skills, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to handle tense situations. 4. Must have negotiation skills.
Must demonstrate excellent presentation and public speaking skills, including the ability to create and deliver core content to intended audiences on a variety of issues impacting the business.
Must demonstrate the ability to communicate routine to complex legal or business principles in a manner that can be readily understood by intended audience (orally or in writing). 7. Excellent oral communication skills are required to effectively interact with both internal and external contacts.
Strong written communication skills are required to communicate effectively via physical paper documents, email or other electronic means, with both internal and external customers. 9. The ability to multi-task and a keen sense of urgency and timeliness is required.
Must demonstrate a positive, “can-do” attitude.
Must demonstrate the ability to collaborate and work well with teams.
Must be able to use standard office equipment and applications such as Microsoft Office.
Spanish language skills required.
Additional Salary Information: Bonus eligible position
Internal Number: 180288
About Mary Kay Inc.
Mary Kay is an iconic global brand in the multi-billion dollar direct sales and cosmetics industries established upon the principle of enriching women’s lives. Each day, in over 38 markets worldwide, Mary Kay enriches the lives of millions of women by providing a rewarding business opportunity and irresistible, top quality cosmetic products. As a leader and innovator in its market, Mary Kay is committed to pursuing talent with this same passion and drive for excellence and making a difference in the world.