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Legal Specialist - Industry Law

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.

 

Beam Suntory currently has the following position open in Illinois, United States.

 

Legal Specialist - Industry Law  

 

Mission

  • Review advertising and promotional materials for legal issues (e.g., print, digital, and out-of-home materials, etc.).
  • Review press releases, brand resources, and brand websites.
  • Partner with Sales and Marketing teams to develop and launch consumer promotions.
  • Analyze and manage consumer promotions such as sweepstakes and contests; review and revise official rules and terms; correspond with state regulatory agencies to secure approval of promotional activities; track approvals and follow up as necessary.
  • Review social media posts for brands and Corporate Communications.
  • Prepare and maintain learning resources on various topics (e.g., legal summaries, process maps, templates, etc.).
  • Maintain and update Industry Law internal tools and resources as needed.
  • Assist in the scheduling, tracking, preparation, and presentation of legal trainings.
  • Assist with research on legal issues and fact claim substantiation when needed.  

 

This is a great opportunity because...

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.

Beam Suntory is a world class employer that develops talented, high-performing team members in a fast-paced, inclusive environment.  Beam Suntory and its parent company, Suntory Holdings in Tokyo, Japan, have won numerous awards, including being named on Forbes’ list of “Best Midsize Employers” and on Fortune magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”   Most recently our Chicago Headquarters was named one of the “Coolest Offices in Chicago” by Crain’s Chicago Business, and a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune.

 

Desired Qualifications

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate work experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in beverage alcohol industry or other Consumer Packaged Goods industry is preferred but not required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and Adobe Pro; comfortable adapting to new technology

Traits and Qualities 

  • Excellent communicator, both oral and written
  • Sound, well-reasoned judgment; analytical and critical-thinking skills
  • High-integrity individual able to maintain confidentiality
  • Upbeat, positive, and collaborative work style
  • Exudes a spirit of cooperation, collaboration and teamwork; puts “WE over ME”; shows service orientation
  • Able to manage a high volume of projects and remain flexible with shifting priorities 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Well organized; able to proactively manage multiple deadlines
  • Shows initiative, resourcefulness, and service orientation
  • Able to simplify and explain complex topics
  • Intellectually curious and enjoys creative problem-solving; continuous-improvement mindset
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, fun, and dynamic office environment
  • TRAVEL:  limited within the US and Canada

   

      

Beam Suntory is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.  We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago