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Legal Associate Job

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

The Legal Associate supports the efforts of BJ’s in-house Legal Department (currently comprised of ten attorneys and five non-attorney staff members). The Legal Associate is responsible for the timely procurement, renewal, and amendment of all BJ’s business licenses and permits. This individual routinely liaises by phone and email with other departments at BJ’s Home Office in Westborough, MA, with team members at BJ’s Clubs, and with state and local authorities.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Timely procure, amend, and renew all state and local permits and licenses;
  • Support permit and license compliance requirements associated with new BJ’s initiatives and business opportunities;
  • Liaise with government officials and internal BJ’s clients regarding permit and license requirements;
  • Provide light administrative support to the Legal Department, such as managing inbound and outgoing mail;
  • Maintain our database of state and local permits and licenses;
  • Interact cordially and professionally with BJ’s team members and government regulatory officials; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned or as circumstances warrant.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Prior corporate office experience required;
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to meet deadlines reliably, prioritize assignments, and juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong customer service focus and team orientation;
  • Personal integrity, tact, excellent discretion, and the ability to handle highly confidential/sensitive information appropriately;
  • Good judgment;
  • Knowledge of computer software applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel;
  • Willingness to learn and incorporate new systems into daily workflow; and
  • Willingness to be flexible.

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


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