Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We’re making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.
From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you’ll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.
Petco seeks an experienced attorney to assist with a variety of legal matters arising in a global retail environment with a focus on marketing/brand development, other consumer-facing activities (such as e-commerce), and general commercial matters (including contract negotiation and drafting). This person will work under the supervision of two Associate General Counsel, advising on a diverse and challenging array of matters affecting the company.
In support of and in conjunction with Petco’s Associate General Counsels, provide both long-term strategic and day-to-day legal counsel, with anticipated principal focus on: (i) negotiating and drafting commercial contracts for corporate functions and select domestic and international business operations, and (ii) providing legal support for the management and continued development of the company’s global brands and IP portfolio, for the company’s e-commerce business and related websites, and for the company’s customer-facing activities (advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations and social media).
Draft and negotiate a variety of domestic and international commercial agreements, including IT, logistics, consulting, procurement, distribution, SaaS, licensing, marketing, agency, confidentiality and other operational agreements.
Provide legal support on all intellectual property matters, including adoption and use of trademarks and copyrights, in domestic and international markets. Assist on all IP-related actions (trademark/patent/copyright infringement claims).
Build close cross-functional relationships with team members throughout the company and obtain and maintain a solid knowledge of company products, services and objectives.
Consult with other members of Petco’s Legal Department as well as outside counsel as necessary in providing solutions to the challenges faced by various Petco business groups.
Assist the Legal Department efforts in the creation, implementation and refinement of forms, policies and procedures and provide substantive support for the rest of the Legal Department on an as-needed basis.