Legal Counsel, Sustainability and Marketing Specialist

Created: 28-04-2021

Deadline: 28-05-2021

Category: Legal

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Are you our new Legal Counsel, Sustainability and Marketing Specialist?

Are you our new Legal Counsel, Sustainability and Marketing Specialist? 
Being one of the largest and most well-known jewellery companies in the world, we believe that high-quality jewellery, strong business performances and high ethical standards go hand in hand, and we apply many efforts to craft our jewellery with respect for resources, environment and people.

As a result of our commitment to become a low-carbon, circular and inclusive business, the focus on sustainability is growing rapidly and in order to secure compliance in our market facing communication, we are looking to hire a new Legal Counsel, Sustainability and Marketing Specialist to join our Global Legal & Compliance department.

You will work independently and report to our Legal Business Partner for Marketing, Collaborations & Sustainability, who sits in Copenhagen, with ensuring compliance in our market facing communication primarily focusing on sustainability claims and the legal requirements for their substantiation across our global markets. 

In corporation with our global internal stakeholders including the Legal team, the Marketing and Product teams and the Communication & Sustainability teams, and under the supervision and direction of our Legal Business Partner for Marketing, Collaborations & Sustainability, your responsibilities and tasks mainly include;

  • Making sure that sustainability claims and other marketing claims comply with applicable regulations and standards,
  • Building basic knowledge of the compliance requirements for sustainability claims in the jewellery field in our largest markets,
  • Ensuring compliance with the regulatory requirements when linking greenhouse gas emissions, renewable vs. non-renewable energy, RECs, PPAs and offsets, responsible sourcing, modern slavery, human rights etc. to our business and products,
  • Instructing and managing external advisors, 
  • Assisting in building a substantiation database for sustainability claims,
  • Taking on the role of legal advisor in cross-functional Marketing & Collaboration projects, 
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating marketing related contracts e.g. agency, PR, talent and licensing agreements, 
  • Drafting templates, Terms & Conditions, etc., and
  • Providing legal advice on consumer facing platforms regarding our products and materials in general (metals, stones, packaging etc.)

Required skills and qualifications

  • Law degree (candidate level)
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience with marketing law, preferably within sustainability
  • Experience from a law firm, large corporation or trade organization/NGO is a plus 

Something about you

At Pandora, we recognize that it takes winning personalities to create winning cultures – and we believe it is of essence that you master conceptual thinking and that you bring your performance driven attitude as well as your strong analytical skills to secure business results. 

Your background is a law degree with solid experience in marketing law and a strong focus on and interest in sustainability. You have a burning desire to play in this field and help Pandora reach its ambitious goals on our sustainability agenda. Further, you understand  how to create value to the business as a trusted advisor and how to create cross-functional synergies and relations.

In addition, we would like you to have:

  • Energy and drive,
  • Profound interest in sustainability and marketing law,
  • Ability to navigate in SoMe channels, 
  • High level of reliability and sense of responsibility,
  • Focused on processes, targets and results,
  • Ability to manage several projects and tasks simultaneously,
  • Excellent communication skills, at all levels, and
  • Solid problem-solving attitude.

Your new colleagues

Pandora is a company with a big heart that takes great pride in treating our people well. You will be part of an exciting and growing business area that has senior executive attention and work in an international group of can-do spirited, passionate and performance-driven people. The Marketing, Collaborations & Sustainability area sits within our IPR team, which currently consists of 5 legal counsels and 2 assistants  who enjoy a close and informal working environment, primarily based in our Global Office in Copenhagen and headed by our Deputy General Counsel, Global IPR.

Additional information: 
This is a full time position reporting to our Legal Business Partner for Marketing, Collaborations & Sustainability.

Ideally, this role is based in our Global Office in Copenhagen. For an applicant based elsewhere than Copenhagen, relocation or travelling/commuting to Copenhagen on a frequent basis may be required.

Did we get your attention? 
We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident and ready to apply for this position, however if you have more questions regarding the position, please contact: 
Alexander Kirk
Global Recruitment Manager 

If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of the Pandora future PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY. We look forward to hear from you!

We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site

Icing on the cake  
You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit. 

About Pandora  

Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 7,400 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores. 

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 26,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 19.0 billion (EUR 2.5 billion) in 2020.