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Corporate, Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts
Smart Circle International is a premier face-to-face marketing company, and we are looking for an attorney to join our legal services team. This position will be responsible for providing legal advice and executing legal services for the company, primarily engaging with business leaders to provide advice and counsel across our portfolio of client campaigns and test/pilot programs. Position is based in our office in Orange County, California.
We are looking for a smart, industrious, hands-on, ambitious and entrepreneurial attorney to join our team. We are a small, tight-knit legal team that is well respected by the business teams, and want someone that can work effectively as part of a team and just as well independently. This is not a senior position, but there is room for growth for the right person.
This position will be responsible for multiple marketing campaigns and all related work from start to finish, including researching laws in new industries, advising on various structural and transactional options and handling creating of new entities as needed, advising business teams on do’s and do not’s in campaign marketing, marketing/collateral review and drafting of related sales and marketing agreements.
Specific duties will include:
Draft, review and negotiate complex commercial transactions, including joint ventures, strategic alliances, sales and marketing agreements, non-disclosure agreements and vendor services agreements.
Legal research and counsel related to campaigns in new industries, and advise business leaders on sales/marketing guidelines, compliant legal structure and processes (including drafting related guidelines and rules).
Provide legal advice and counsel to internal clients on a variety of business and contractual issues
Manage outside counsel resources as needed
Other duties as assigned
Equal Opportunity Employer
Required Knowledge and Skills:
JD, member of at least one state bar and 7 years of relevant experience, including in house experience;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Intellectual curiosity, engagement and desire and ability to learn and develop new skills; the ability and desire to understand all aspects of our business to better understand the legal needs and provide comprehensive legal advice in a clear and succinct fashion
Must be comfortable juggling multiple projects, rolling up sleeves and working in a fast-paced environment.
About Smart Circle International
Smart Circle International creates face-to-face marketing and sales campaigns for various Fortune 500 clients and nationally recognized brands across many industries. We help our clients reach their sales and customer acquisition goals by connecting them to our network of independent sales companies, and facilitating nationwide face-to-face sales campaigns inside top retail chains, and targeted business and residential door-to-door canvassing programs. Smart Circle produces bottom line results unmatched by any other form of traditional sales and marketing.