Legal Counsel- Commercial

Molson Coors Beverage Company
Posted Jan 29
Full Time
Chicago, Illinois

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Legal Counsel- Commercial

Date: Jan 29, 2024


Chicago, IL, US

Requisition ID: 29725

A Career In Beer And Beyond

Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments. We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.

We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values. We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture. We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.

The Headlines

In the role of Legal Counsel, Commercial working in Chicago, IL, you will be part of the Americas team supporting the commercial functions of the company. You will provide legal advice on a wide range of commercial matters related to the sale and distribution, marketing, and regulation of established beer brands, craft beer brands, and the introduction of disruptive brand offerings in non-alcohol beverages, spirits, and next-generation beverages.

This position reports to the Vice President, Associate General Counsel – Sales/Regulatory/Non-Alc/Hard Liquor.

The Responsibilities

  • Provide legal support across the commercial functions of the company, including sales & distribution, marketing, regulatory, government affairs, non-alc, and hard liquor, in partnership with a team of attorneys, legal analysts, and regulatory affairs specialists
  • Support the implementation of strategic initiatives and innovations, including research into novel legal and regulatory questions.
  • Draft, negotiate, and implement complex distribution, licensing, supply, and other commercial arrangements.
  • You will also develop knowledge and skills in alcohol beverage law to support field marketing and alcohol beverage trade practices work.

The Other Qualifications

  • You have a law degree and at least 3 years of experience in a major law firm and/or corporate legal department (preferably with a CPG company).
  • You work independently with little supervision in a deadline-driven environment while managing multiple, competing priorities, and maintaining attention to detail.
  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of business priorities and work well under pressure.
  • You take accountability for results, acting with integrity and honoring commitments.
  • You have a thirst for learning – you are always looking for ways to learn and help one another grow.

Work Perks That You Need To Know About

  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance, including a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office.
  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities.
  • We care about our communities and play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks, giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are.
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization.
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities.
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, retirement options with an excellent employer match, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources.
  • On site Pub, access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages!
  • Work within a fast-paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago