VP – Legal

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501-1,000 employees

Creative brand-building and marketing services

Consumer Goods
Social Impact


Kansas City, MO, USA

Required Skills
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school
  • Experience within an advertising or marketing agency preferred
  • Current licensure to practice law in the state of Missouri, or eligibility for in-state licensure
  • Minimum of 10 years of legal practice experience required, with a preference for a blend of law firm and in-house expertise
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and managerial capabilities, including a successful track record of building and guiding a team of legal professionals
  • Exceptional negotiation proficiency, coupled with hands-on experience in overseeing intricate deals and agreements
  • Proven background in corporate governance, risk management, and compliance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of statutes, rules, and regulations relevant to businesses, especially within advertising and marketing
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal aptitude, with the ability to effectively engage with individuals at all levels of the organization and external stakeholders
  • Formulating the strategic direction and roadmap for the legal / contract team, aligning it with the company's business objectives and growth plans
  • Designing efficient and scalable legal management systems, processes, and protocols
  • Ensure the company’s compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards in the United States and international jurisdictions where the company operates
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management on a variety of legal topics, including contracts, litigation risks, business structure, labor laws, intellectual property, and regulatory matters
  • Collaborating with key business leaders to develop and enhance policies and procedures
  • Supervising the organization and maintenance of all company legal templates
  • Standardizing and driving efficiency for the legal intake processes, encompassing forms and review and approval workflows
  • Implement effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
  • Assessing, recommending, and implementing innovative technologies to enhance organizational efficiency, while strategically applying emerging technologies to advance and optimize legal practices within the organization

Barkley is a full-service creative idea company that specializes in building whole brands for modern consumers, emphasizing Whole Brand Thinking™ to guide and connect every action, from marketing to business ideas. The company is committed to sustainable growth and is a Certified B Corporation, focusing on using creativity as a force for good in the world. Specific technologies/methods used in the product are not provided.

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Kansas City, Missouri



Growth & Insights

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