Energizer Paralegal, Commercial & Marketing in St. Louis, Missouri

This is Energizer

Energizer Holdings is leading the charge to connect our brands, our people and the products we offer to the world more than anyone else. Together, we're creating a game plan for the future – one that defines where and how we'll play, and what it takes to win.

Our 4,500 colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared values and passion for winning make us one team. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer Holdings provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.

Position Summary

The Commercial & Marketing Paralegal provides legal support to Energizer attorneys and paralegals on a broad range of matters, including, but not limited to: the commercial legal group in the preparation of agreements, as well as the commercial legal group's support of the marketing and advertising functions of the organization; contentious issues prior to formal litigation; policy development and implementation; day-to-day issues management and other legal department tasks. Energizer is looking for an independent individual with strong critical thinking and analytical skills. This position reports into Counsel, Commercial and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Accountabilities

  • Support all phases of commercial contract development and execution (including sales, procurement, service and confidentiality agreements)

  • Handle review of marketing materials and advertising packaging with direct interaction with regulatory and marketing departments

  • Use matter and document management systems and maintain matters, current status updates and electronic files

  • Maintain an understanding of the organization's commercial and marketing strategies and work

  • Maintain an awareness of, and stay up to date with, changes in laws and procedures

  • Work closely with many Energizer departments including procurement, sales, operations and marketing

  • Additional duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

  • Attention to detail is critical

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Paralegal certificate or commensurate experience required

  • 2 years of experience, preferably in large law firm or large corporate environment

  • Contract authoring and management database experience

  • Marketing and/or advertising experience is a plus

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Professional

  • Experience with project management

  • Excellent critical thinking skills and written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter, pro-active mindset

  • Strong issue-spotter and analytical skills

  • Ability to work well both in a team and independently

  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines

  • Writing sample required

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience in the consumer products or manufacturing industry is preferred

  • Legal department software programs experience

Working Relationships & Environment

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience in the consumer products or manufacturing industry is preferred

  • Legal department software programs experience

Working Relationships

  • Reports to Commercial Counsel

  • Key relationships internally will include Assistant Commercial Counsel, Procurement, Sales, Operations and Marketing Teams and other cross-functional interactions

  • External engagement will include outside counsel and third parties to agreements

An Offer to Grow On

Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical and retirement savings coverage, paid holidays. Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.