Senior Paralegal - Corporate Securities

Kraft Foods Group

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Sr Paralegal - Corporate Securities - 1501560 Description   Our Company The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global food and beverage powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $29 billion in revenue and is the 3rd largest food and beverage company in North America and 5th largest in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people. Owners Only! This is a role for someone who craves a global challenge balanced by the desire to be accountable for delivering against the model in the largest business unit for Kraft Heinz. It is both a strategic and a tactical position. Those that do not want to get their hands dirty or build out a function against a blank slate without buying pre-packaged solutions should not apply.   The Advertising and Corporate Governance Senior Paralegal is responsible for providing an extremely broad range of paraprofessional support, including managing review of and providing advice regarding promotions, advertising (consumer and trade), contract drafting, organization of Kraft Heinz’s extensive corporate structure, support for the Corporate Secretary’s Office and the company’s Board of Directors and involvement in corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. These areas of responsibility involve extensive consultation assistance, risk management advice, organization and interpretation of legal and policy requirements.   Primary responsibilities: Review advertising, sweepstakes, website, social media, PR, promotional, and other consumer or customer facing materials for legal and policy compliance. Develop template contracts and corporate documents, including confidentiality, joint promotion, sponsorship, licensing agreements, board resolutions, transaction documents and securities filings. Provide counseling on advertising, promotion, contract and general corporate business legal issues. Coordinate cross-functional review of advertising, sweepstakes, promotional, website, sales, PR materials among cross-functional team of Nutrition/Regulatory, BU Counsel, Corporate Affairs, Kitchens, Trademark, etc., for US business units. Maintain the good standing of subsidiaries and solve any related issues; and provide support to internal business clients with respect to subsidiary management inquiries, reports and projects. Assist legal department with all other paralegal matters, including due diligence, execution of documents, contract administration, compliance, and management of department records Support the Board of Directors – assist in the preparation for Board meetings as well as drafting agendas, minutes, minute books, research and other Board-related records for the company and its subsidiaries. Stay abreast of industry and legal issues related to advertising, social media, consumer promotions, corporate governance, and M&A. Qualifications   • Bachelor’s Degree required • Minimum of 4 years significant paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate legal environment required • Previous experience with promotional law, advertising, consumer marketing, contract matters, and regulatory issues is highly preferred • Must be able to work independently to manage legal-related projects; must have good judgment, strong organizational skills, positive attitude and an interest in learning • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing about complex issues with internal clients and outside counsel         Kraft Heinz Company, Inc. is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. As an equal opportunity employer, Kraft Heinz Company, Inc. is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 847 646-6044 for assistance.   Job   :   Legal Primary Location   :   NA-US-IL-Northfield

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