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Senior Corporate Counsel
Canada
Updated on 9/26/2022
Locations
Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
Marketing
Sales
Requirements
  • J.D. Degree. from top Canadian or U.S. law school. Strong academic credentials
  • Must be a member of good standing of a provincial bar, preferably Alberta
  • Knowledge of the agricultural industry, especially with respect to the marketing, sale and distribution of agricultural inputs (crop protection and seed) is preferred but not required
  • Team attitude that no job is too big or too small. Thrives in an environment where you need to roll-up your sleeves and own outcomes
  • Ability to strike sensible and practical balance between legal risks and business needs
  • Adept at working in a fast-paced, high activity environment
  • Real estate (warehouse facility and office) experience strongly preferred
  • Experience as legal partner to HR on Canadian recruitment, retention, workers compensation and employment matters
  • Familiarity with technology transaction license agreements preferred but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various departments and levels within the organization (including senior management) and manage cross functional teams, including finance, marketing, sales
  • Excellent judgment, attention to detail and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Proactive and entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to adapt and contribute to a constantly evolving business
  • Familiarity with contract management systems and demonstrated commitment to document management best practices
Desired Qualifications
  • 5-7+ years experience, preferably including at a law firm. In-house experience is a plus
Farmer's Business Network

501-1,000 employees

Agriculture commerce
Company Overview
Farmer's Business Network is on a mission to create a future of farming that puts Farmers First by democratizing information, providing unbiased analytics and creating competition for farmers’ business.
Benefits
  • In Sickness And In Health - We offer a robust medical, dental and vision plans to all full time employees and their families. We even offer discounted pet insurance!
  • Work Hard Play Harder - Unlimited time off so you can take time off when you need time off. It's important to rest and recharge.
  • Adulting Time - We care about your future so we offer 401(k), pre-tax benefits, income protection plans and money management tools such as Personal Capital & SoFi.
  • A Piece of the Pie - All of our full time employees are offered equity as part of their benefits package.
Company Values
  • Act like an owner
  • Be a great team
  • Serve Family Farmers