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Legal Associate (Part-time, 12 Month Contract)

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Want to support on the global stage? As a Legal Associate (Part-time, 12 Month Contract) with RB, you’ll have the freedom to take your skills and expertise to the next level.  

 

Legal Associate (Part-time, 12 Month Contract)

Mississauga, Ontario

Competitive Salary 

 

Joining the legal team you’ll help us manage risk, protect our reputation and safeguard our intellectual property. You’ll tackle challenges right across the mix. You’ll take on everything from reviewing marketing creative, providing contract suppor and assisting counsel on intellectual property matters. The pace and complexity of our business will mean that every hour could bring something new. And you’ll respond effectively every time. 

 

You’ll succeed because… 

…you’ve proved you can work and deliver in a dynamic, international environment. You manage sensitive information discreetly and have strong attention to detail. You’re a natural multitasker, with the confidence to take ownership and make decisions when needed. And crucially, you’re comfortable working quickly and reacting to change.  

 

You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 

What You'll Be Doing

  • Provide marketing and advertising support to the Canadian business under the supervision of in-house legal counsel, including review of marketing creative, labeling, and promotional material
  • Participate as required in cross functional team meetings to discuss marketing and related initiatives, including claim support
  • Assist with implementation and adoption of digital asset management and related solutions
  • Assist counsel on trademark prosecution matters
  • Develop and provide training to teams on key legal topics
  • Provide contract support by reviewing, drafting, and negotiating terms and conditions directly with internal and/or external customers and/or suppliers, under supervision of counsel
  • Oversee the contract management system and processes, including workflow, including ensuring all contracts are complete, executed, and uploaded into the centralized contract management system
  • Ensure optimal, proactive solutions and communications are provided to manage and/or resolve escalated issues and projects to support strong regional relationships
  • Some compliance work as required

Is This You?

  • Qualified paralegal in a Canadian jurisdiction or equivalent experience
  • Strongly detail oriented with ability to provide clear and concise business-oriented advice and solutions
  • Knowledge of Canadian marketing and advertising law
  • Familiarity with trademarks/IP and data privacy matters a plus
  • Able to work remotely where required
  • Prior in-house CPG experience a plus
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in identifying legal issues and knowing when to engage legal counsel
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • Effective interpersonal communication and consulting skills to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Equality

RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform kimberly.brine@rb.com of any accommodations that you require. RB will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to participate.

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