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Date Added: Sat 18/07/2020

Associate Corporate Counsel

Camden, New Jersey, US
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Company: CAMPBELL SOUP

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

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...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

Imagine...
working for one of Americas best-loved and well-recognized food companies. A company that traces its heritage in the food business to 1869. A company guided by its enduring purpose Real Food That Matters For Lifes Moments. A company with over $8 billion in net sales that offers a stimulating work experience. Imagine working for Campbell Soup Company.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

General Summary

The Associate Corporate Counsel will provide legal support on a variety of contract matters. The Associate Corporate Counsel will also support various Campbell business divisions and functions on day-to-day commercial matters.

The Associate Corporate Counsel position is based in Campbells World Headquarters in Camden, New Jersey, and will report to Campbells Chief Corporate Counsel. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with numerous clients in a fast-paced environment.

Primary Responsibilities

- Support Campbells procurement department with primary responsibility for capital (equipment), construction, temporary labor, employee benefits and travel agreements.

- Support Campbells retail sales teams in the negotiation of customer agreements.

- Support Campbells real estate department.

- Support organization-wide projects and initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions and other portfolio transactions.

- Assist various business teams in day-to-day commercial matters, such as the negotiation of vendor relationships and confidentiality agreements.

- Conduct regular compliance training related to legal risks, ethics and regulatory issues.

- Provide counsel on additional matters as needed and directed by management.

Requirements

- Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school.

- A member in good standing of any state bar (if not already admitted in New Jersey, the successful candidate will need to obtain a New Jersey in-house bar admission).

- Four years of relevant experience preferred, including experience with mergers and acquisitions and other portfolio transactions.

- Experience in an in-house legal department preferred.

- Demonstrated team player with strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

- Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.

- Ability to interact effectively and efficiently with business partners and to operate with limited daily supervision.

- E-commerce experience preferred.

- Computer literacy, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.
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