Corporate Counsel

Sol de Janeiro

Sol de Janeiro

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, February 5, 2024
Launched in 2015, SOL DE JANEIRO is an award-winning, fast-growing premium global lifestyle beauty brand inspired by the beauty rituals and attitude of the beaches of Rio. Our brand purpose is to spark endless self-celebration and joy through the power and warmth of the Brazilian spirit. This philosophy extends from our products to our corporate culture. We are leaders, permanently inquisitive, category obsessed, incredibly diverse, self-demanding, true team players, and we are all Brazilian in Spirit.

Headquartered in New York and launched as a digitally native brand, we now have teams in Rio, Paris, London and Germany supporting the expansion across the globe.

The position will report to the Head of Legal.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the Company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and rules
  • Participate in the design and development of corporate policies, procedures, best practices and programs required for a growing organization
  • Provide counsel and guidance on legal matters, and on legal implications of all matters
  • Keep abreast of ongoing governance and regulatory changes and report directly to the Head of Legal
  • Provide legal advice, opinions and solutions regarding complex issues and risks relating to the on-going and expanding business by working closely with internal teams
  • Draft, negotiate and review a broad range of commercial agreements, such as master services agreements, license agreements, vendor agreements and employment agreements with consultants, suppliers, venders, retailers, partners, personnel, etc.
  • Deliver creative, timely, proactive and business-friendly advice and training in a fast-paced, competitive and evolving environment
  • Work closely with all business units to address ongoing legal needs

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree plus a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Member in good standing of a state bar, preferably New York
  • Successful legal experience in top law firms or top CPG companies including E-commerce/digital, global experience
  • 5-7+ years of directly related work experience – Intellectual Property, Trademark and Litigation experience preferred
  • Proven ability to implement policies and projects across an international organization
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced and results-driven environment
  • Commercial mindset, with an agile and relationship focused approach
  • Ability to creatively analyze and address novel issues and think outside the box
  • Comfortable working a hybrid schedule (Remote + at least 1 day per week in our NY Office)

Salary Range

$175,000—$210,000 USD

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for participation in a highly competitive bonus program with the possibility for overachievement based on performance and company results.

The information contained herein is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee, as these may change or new ones may be assigned at any time.

Sol de Janeiro is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.