We are The Boston Beer Company. We brew the best beer. We hire the best people.
We are always eager to find competitive, motivated, hardworking people who love beer and want to join our team. We work hard and we play hard. Think you have what it takes?
We are currently hiring for our next Corporate Counsel – Regulatory in Boston, MA.
In-house counsel with responsibility for a providing legal guidance in the areas of alcoholic beverage compliance, including development, production, distribution and marketing of the company’s various product lines and general risk mitigation.
What You’ll Do:
Product Development and Production Compliance: Responsible for the company’s compliance with applicable Federal and State laws and regulations relating to development and production of alcoholic beverages, including but not limited to legal guidance, liaising with government officials, monitoring compliance and changes in laws, oversight and management of governmental approvals and licenses, risk analysis and managing outside counsel.
Trade Practice Compliance: Manage and oversee trade practice compliance with industry laws, regulations, and guidelines, including but not limited to providing legal guidance, overseeing the review and approval of marketing materials, sweepstakes, coupons, and marketing programs, and reviewing press releases.
Legal Training: Develop, organize, and conduct trainings on legal and regulatory compliance, including aspects of alcoholic beverage production, marketing/branding, sales, trade practices, and other aspects of law affecting the company and its employees.
Contracts: Prepares and examines numerous contract and other legal documents, with an emphasis in areas of sponsorship and joint promotional agreements. Provides general legal advice to company employees and senior management on contractual risk assessment and mitigation.
General Legal Support: Responsible for providing general legal support. Examples include but are not limited to reviewing and establishing company policies, performing legal trainings, legal research, special project support, and litigation support.
Support other topic areas: Provide backup support in areas such as capital equipment and ingredient procurement, employment, real estate, and intellectual property.
What We’re Looking For:
Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school
At least 5 years’ experience of relevant regulatory affairs experience and commercial law experience.
Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-task, multi-project environment with various internal business partners under time constraints and deadlines.
Ability to work in situations and on assignments in areas of the law or business that may be unfamiliar.
Strong attention to detail, legal research skills, computer skills, organizational skills, and communication skills (written and verbal).
Membership in good standing of the Massachusetts Bar; Notary Public
Our people are our most important “ingredient.” We not only have to hire the best, but we have to reward, develop, and retain them too. We also have a variety of benefits including a competitive compensation package, extensive training programs, excellent healthcare, a discounted stock purchase plan, and a 401K program with a generous company match. Not to mention, there’s the free beer too!