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Senior Product and Commercial Counsel

Company: Impossible Foods
Location: redwood city
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Impossible Foods is addressing the most catastrophic threats facing humanity: climate change and biodiversity collapse. A global transition to a plant-based food system will turn back the clock on atmospheric CO2 levels, restore natural ecosystems and reverse meltdown in wildlife biomass.

The easiest -- if not only -- way to make our civilization sustainable is to eliminate livestock, the most dangerous technology on Earth. But humans wont give up meat. So we need to make meat better -- more delicious and more nutritious, without animals as the underlying production technology. That means that making meat sustainably is the most important and urgent problem for the global scientific community.

Impossible Foods' mission is to completely replace the use of animals as a food-production technology by offering consumers everything they currently value about animal products -- and making products that are vastly superior to their animal analogues.

To do this, we are taking a revolutionary scientific and market-based approach. We are inventing efficient, sustainable ways to transform ingredients from plants into meat, fish and dairy foods that deliver all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental or public health impact.

Our world-class R&D team has been building the know-how and technology platform to produce meat, fish and dairy foods from plants. Impossible Foods is experiencing rapid growth and is resolutely committed to leading all aspects of the plant-based food revolutionfrom discovery to commercial production. The only thing that will separate Impossible Foods from success and failure is our ability to recruit more world-class experts.

Want to join? Check out the job opening and requirements below:

You will

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the Marketing and Communications teams on legal, regulatory, and compliance issues as we expand our business, introduce new products, and expand into new markets.
  • Review, draft, and negotiate commercial agreements with our agencies, other vendors and customers.
  • Counsel the business teams on risk and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Advise on privacy-related matters.
  • Provide up-to-date guidance on all relevant laws and regulations and monitor them as they evolve.
  • Provide ideas and insights into how Impossible Foods can work within the law to create amazing product experiences for its customers and consumers.

You will

  • J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. state (California preferred), and at least 10 years of combined relevant experience in law firms, governmental agencies, and/or in-house legal departments. Substantial in-house experience is required.
  • Excellent commercial negotiation and drafting skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with intellectual property subject matter experts to advise clients in matters involving intellectual property property rights, including copyright and trademark.
  • Demonstrated experience advising clients in consumer privacy laws, including GDPR and CCPA.
  • Prior experience working with and advising marketing, communications, and creative teams.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage projects effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and team-first attitude.
  • Sound and practical business judgment.
  • A sense of adventure!
Impossible Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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