Branded has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a General Counsel to be located in New York, NY or Miami, FL. Branded is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Branded directly; all resumes sent to Branded will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Position Description: Branded seeks a talented, dynamic, innovative and self?motivated attorney with at least 15 years of relevant legal experience to serve as the company’s General Counsel. Reporting to the CEO and co-founder, the General Counsel will serve as a member of the senior executive team and will be responsible for all global legal affairs of the company. The ideal candidate will have a practical, business-oriented approach to problem-solving, with an ability to handle multiple projects in a complex, fast-paced, dynamic, growing global company.
Company: Branded is a scaled ecommerce company. Founded by sellers for sellers they are ecommerce entrepreneurs and operators with experience building ecommerce marketplaces and enabling brands and sellers to optimize their digital sales potential throughout the world. The traditional way of building & distributing retail brands is being disrupted with the digital revolution and the rise of marketplace-first brands run by talented entrepreneurs. Branded wants to shape this transformation and become a global operator of the world’s most loved brands.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least 15 years of legal experience with a strong background as a corporate generalist having led and managed multiple, rapid buy-side M&A transactions, capital raising activities (debt and equity financings), global expansion and regulatory matters. Experience working with an international company is ideal. Experience in the e-commerce arena, high growth funds, including portfolio companies, or technology-oriented companies is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills, excellent management experience and a proven track record in a startup environment. Prior law firm training, and current in-house experience is strongly preferred. Prior experience as a general counsel is desirable. Experience working for an iconic brand in the consumer space is a plus.
Compensation: Competitive, including base salary and target cash bonus.
Location: New York, NY or Miami, FL
Relocation: Yes. This is a national search.
Internal Number: 115707
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