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Corporate Counsel -

Date:  Nov 13, 2021
Location: 

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at www.vailresortscareers.com

 

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Vail Resorts is seeking a Corporate Counsel to join our Mountain Resorts Legal team in Broomfield, Colorado. The Mountain Resorts Counsel will provide legal support to the Company’s Mountain Division and corporate functions, and help identify and implement legal operations process improvements. The successful candidate will demonstrate sound judgment in complex situations, will be able to handle a wide range of legal questions with practical solutions, communicate confidently and clearly with business clients (including executives and front line employees), manage competing priorities and thrive in a fast paced environment. 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice, counsel and support to the Mountain Division and corporate functions regarding year-round operations in the United States on a variety of legal issues including contractual, regulatory, and pre-litigation risk;
  • Contribute broadly to the leadership of the businesses, working effectively with senior management and creating strong trusted advisor relationships with the business leaders; 
  • Adhere to and support standards and goals of the Company and the Legal Department;
  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing a wide variety of agreements, including vendor agreements, SAAS, Data Privacy/Security Addendums and other agreements as necessary;
  • Collaborating with guest and employee operations, health and safety personnel, and other company departments to assist in developing and advising on company policies, procedures and best practices, to add value and reduce legal risks to the Company;
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of legal training to Marketing, IT/Information Security, F&B and Mountain operations teams;
  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing a wide variety of agreements in commercial real estate transactions (acquisitions, dispositions, loans, development, management, easements, deeds, licenses, and leasing);
  • Collaborating with guest and employee operations, health and safety personnel, and other company departments to assist in developing and advising on company policies, procedures and best practices, to add value and reduce legal risks to the Company;
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of legal training to Real Estate, Marketing, IT/Information Security, F&B and Mountain operations teams; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and JD required.
  • Minimum 3 years’ legal experience, with material training and experience relating to general business advice, and other areas of applicable law.
  • Active state bar license. If out of state license, successful applicant will be required to apply for Colorado single-client bar license (or full Colorado bar license).
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Agile and flexible thinker, with ability to learn new areas of law and the business.  
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing exceptional service to business clients, including being resourceful and responsive.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English, using proper grammar and e-mail etiquette, at all levels within the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, a team player and take responsibility for managing a variety of legal matters.
  • Demonstrated judgment and ability to analyze problems, propose resolutions, and provide advice that is creative, practical and legally acceptable, taking into account the needs and objectives of the business.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under high pressure conditions and to successfully handle urgent situations with patience and diplomacy.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working in house providing legal support to Marketing department, including researching applicable US laws, drafting and interpreting agreements/terms and conditions, and advising on regulatory and contractual compliance obligations.
  • Experience with data privacy regulations and information security.
  • Experience drafting, negotiating, and interpreting complex transactions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation.
  • Strong team player with the ability to adapt and work well with a variety of personalities.

 

The budgeted range starts at $128,000-$140,250 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.
 

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 

 

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 
 

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Requisition ID 362768


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