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Corporate Legal Counsel Director

We move!
Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is part of Bertelsmann. We combine the advantages of a global corporation with the reliability of a family-run business.  We take care of our 15.000 employees in more than 20 countries who profit from a wide range of benefits and professional development programs.

Who We Are

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is a global logistics and fulfillment company with US locations in southern California; Louisville, Kentucky; Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin; Memphis, Tennessee; and New York, New York. Arvato is part of Bertelsmann, a media, services and education company that operates in about 50 countries and has over 130,000 employees worldwide.

What You Will Do

We are looking for a generalist in-house attorney to lead and manage the legal function. You will partner closely with team members across the organization to work on a wide range of matters. You will be actively involved in facilitating the company’s business goals, assessing and continuing to develop the company’s processes and priorities, and in helping the company navigate complex issues. The ideal candidate must be a resourceful, collaborative team player with the ability to work independently and to navigate a cross-functional and international business environment.

You will report initially to the Chief Financial Officer and may work with internal legal teams within the Arvato division and the US parent company.

This position is remote-eligible, but you must be located within reasonable driving distance of one of our offices.


You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the negotiation and drafting of commercial transactions with customers and suppliers.
  • Collaborating with our People and Operations teams on employee relations and core operations.
  • Assisting with data privacy matters.
  • Managing litigation matters.
  • Consulting with and advising business leaders in all areas.
  • Providing ongoing recommendations regarding the improvement of processes and policies.
  • Coordinating and overseeing relationships with external counsel and legal advisors.
  • Cooperating with global Legal colleagues on common initiatives.

About You

  • 7+ years of experience at law firms and/or in-house legal departments.
  • JD from an accredited law school.
  • Member in good standing with a state bar.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to clearly explain complex problems.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and complete matters across internal teams.
  • Self-starter with an ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial environment.

About our company:
Arvato - the spirit of solutions!

We at Arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets.

Arvato is a part of Arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. Arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

Arvato is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company: Arvato Digital Services LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 215485

Date:  Jul 3, 2022

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Logistics, Law, Supply Chain, Drafting, Supply Chain Manager, Operations, Legal, Engineering

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