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Senior Corporate Counsel

Posted Apr 02
Full Time
On Site
Fremont, California

About Weee!

Weee! is the largest and fastest-growing ethnic e-grocer in the United States, operating in one of the largest underserved categories in retail with affordable access to exciting ethnic food. By partnering with local suppliers, redesigning the value chain and leveraging social buying, Weee! is reshaping the grocery business entirely. You can read more about us on Business InsiderReuters and TechCrunch.

Weee! is headquartered in Fremont, CA, and is currently available coast to coast with exceptional growth (5x YoY) across geographies, categories and ethnicities. We have raised $800M+ in funding to date from leading investors including Softbank Vision FundsDST, Blackstone, Tiger Global, Lightspeed Ventures, Goodwater Capital, XVC and iFly. The opportunity now is to join a rocketship as we prepare for the next stage of growth, and an eventual public listing.

 

About the Role 

Weee! Is seeking a talented Senior Corporate Counsel to join its collaborative legal team.  Reporting to the Vice President of Legal and working closely with various stakeholders.  The role is an in-person role and is located at Weee!’s corporate headquarters in Fremont, CA.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Draft and negotiate commercial agreements including analyzing and appropriately mitigating contractual risk against business needs, spotting and resolving issues, and providing expert counsel and advice to internal stakeholders on deal structure, strategy, and commercial and legal implications of proposed transactions.  
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and the legal team to ensure that contractual terms align with business objectives and risk tolerance.
  • Independently provide strategic and practical legal advice to business stakeholders across the organization
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of document templates and internal resource documents
  • Deliver training and guidance to employees on legal issues, best practices, and company policies
  • Support general business operations by responding to requests for assistance as needed including providing legal guidance on a diverse range of legal matters (including but not limited to privacy regulations, marketing and advertising, product and technology, regulatory matter, employment law related matters)
  • Support litigation functions as requested
  • Manage outside counsel as appropriate
  • Complete ad hoc projects as requested and needed

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant legal experience required
  • Law degree (JD) from an accredited law school and an active member of a state bar required
  • Critical thinker that collaborates to remove barriers and deliver practical results aligning with business needs. Must be innovative, proactive, resourceful, and execution-oriented with exceptional judgment to provide sound legal advice and drafting reflecting a clear understanding of business objectives and balancing risk with business priorities.
  • Self-motivated, confident, and an independent attorney. Must be willing and able to adapt to varying situations to support and drive results.
  • Executive presence with strong legal and commercial sophistication.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills with ability to prioritize and manage competing, concurrent demands. 
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership with focus on continuous improvement
  • Proven ability to partner with cross-functional teams, including sales, sales operation, legal, HR, payroll, accounting and finance

 

Benefits

  • Comprehensive health insurance package, including medical, dental, and vision.  PPO/HMO packages
  • 401k, 4% company match
  • Equity and Bonus
  • Vacation, sick and holiday time off
  • Monthly mobile stipend
  • Monthly Weee! Points credits

 

Compensation Range

  • The US base salary range for this full-time position is $150,000 - $180,000
  • This role may be eligible to discretionary bonus, incentives and benefits 
  • Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location

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For more jobs and to find out more about Weee!, visit our career page: https://about.sayweee.com/careers