Legal Analyst

May 5th, 2022

Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote

Overview

Brightmark is selectively looking for individuals who thrive in a fast-growing, team-oriented, entrepreneurial business culture and who share our mission to create a world without waste. Founded in 2016, Brightmark is transforming organic waste into renewable natural gas and creating innovative approaches to plastic renewal through science-first approaches and powerful partnerships. A career at Brightmark means that you work with brilliant, passionate people who get up in the morning because they want to make the world a better place. We pride ourselves on our commitment to collaboration and hard work in a mission-driven environment with teammates who make work fun and practice what they preach – changing the way the world thinks about waste. Learn more at http://brightmark.com. 

Job Summary

Under the direction of the General Counsel and Sr. Director of Legal Services, the Legal Analyst will be responsible for supporting the Legal Department’s contracts management and corporate governance functions by obtaining and distributing information, preparing and managing documentation and providing legal administrative support. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the review, execution, distribution, and filing of various agreements and legal documents 
  • Assist the Director of Commercial Contracts with the preparation and review of Non-Disclosure Agreements, management of the NDA Request system, and maintenance and circulation of the Master NDA Log 
  • Support transaction and contract administration, including obligation tracking 
  • Maintain records and document management systems, including the use of SharePoint and HighQ (Brightmark’s Contracts Lifecycle Management software) 
  • Assist the Manager of Legal Services with the management of the legal invoice approval and budgeting process  
  • Virtual Data Room creation and maintenance  
  • Assist with corporate governance and compliance for Brightmark’s subsidiaries, including ongoing maintenance of corporate records and minute books and coordination with Corporation Service Company on annual report filing service for U.S. subsidiaries  
  • Assist Legal Team with day-to-day requests and management of the Legal Request Form system 
  • Participate in Legal Team meetings and assist with the monitoring of legal tasks, priorities, and deadlines 
  • Serve as a Legal Department ambassador by interacting with and providing support to all departments within Brightmark 
  • Assist with special projects as requested and adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the business grows and changes 
  • Identify, design, and implement new processes and procedures to improve our group’s efficiency, productivity, organization, and communication 

Abilities 

  • Demonstrated ability in working independently and as part of a team to handle multiple projects, prioritize conflicting demands and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment  
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills 
  • Meticulous attention to detail and quality of work product 
  • Ability to uphold standards of complete discretion and confidentiality 
  • Professional, personable, approachable, and courteous demeanor 
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions 
  • Creative and flexible team player willing to work with constantly shifting departmental needs with enthusiasm 

Experience & Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • At least two years of related experience 
  • Experience in a similar industry function, preferably in renewables, is a plus 
  • Previous in-house legal or law firm experience required 
  • Fast-paced growth, emerging company experience preferred 

Please send your cover letter and resume to LegalJobs@brightmark.com