ATTORNEY, CONTRACTS & ADMINISTRATION
WFH Flexible Santa Fe, NM
Description

Purpose: To draft, negotiate and advise on commercial contracts as part of an in-house legal team.

Location: Santa Fe, NM or Albuquerque, NM with travel to Santa Fe, NM during the week.


Meow Wolf is a social impact art project that fuels a business, and a business that fuels a social impact art project. We create immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences into fantastic realms of story and exploration.


Contributing to the success of our company, the Attorney, Contracts & Administration will draft, negotiate, and advise on a wide variety of commercial contracts and legal matters, ultimately allowing us to manifest Meow Wolf’s mission to inspire creativity through art, exploration, and play so that imagination will transform the world. 


As a key member of the legal team and collaborating with all aspects of operations, the Attorney, Contracts & Administration will be responsible for facilitating the prompt execution and enforcement of the Company’s commercial contracts. This professional will help support the Company’s legal needs as it rapidly grows and expands across states. This position reports to the General Counsel.


This individual must be willing and able to work at both the strategic level and at the day-to-day tactical level of a start-up environment. While this position has staff support, the individual must be willing to “roll up their sleeves” and deal with workload in a collaborative and results oriented fashion. As the Attorney, Contracts & Administration, you will be an integral part of our people organization. Your primary responsibilities will include working as part of the Legal team and supporting numerous departments, including the Human Resources department with labor relations matters and correspondence. 



Requirements

You will bring value and quality to Meow Wolf’s employee base by fostering a fair and positive working environment.
How you will do it…

  • Prepare contracts and serve as the primary point of contact for those agreements.
  • Review contracts for compliance with Company guidelines.
  • Offer legal and strategic advice as requested in many areas of the Company (e.g., marketing, operations, exhibitions, IT, HR, and finance).
  • Advance standardized templates and train team members in the administration of new contract
  • requests, including in connection with the implementation of a new contract management system.
  • Collaborate with teams and departments to ensure compliance with agreements once executed.
  • Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of decisions and courses of action by the General
  • Counsel and management as requested.

To be successful in this role…

  • You hold a Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as legal counsel, preferably both at a firm and in-house.
  • You are willing to be an active participant in all levels of work activity.
  • You possess an overall broad legal knowledge of commercial contracts and have excellent drafting skills.
  • You possess a high degree of professional ethics, integrity, and gravitas.
  • You demonstrate excellent judgment and analytical skills and anticipate legal issues and risks.
  • You have strong time management skills, and have confidence organizing vast amounts of data.
  • You can communicate effectively and succinctly across many different areas of a company spread across numerous states.

Work environment & physical demands…

  • This is a full-time position, averaging 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday.
  • This position is based in NM. Ideally, you are licensed to practice law in that state.
  • This position generally operates from a professional office environment where a company laptop will be provided.
  • All employees will comply with company and OSHA standard workplace safety protocols.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
  • essential functions.

You will get to know Meow Wolf by…

  • Taking a deep dive into departmental inner workings and protocols.
  • Exploring Meow Wolf Origins.
  • Attending Meow Wolf’s Immersiversity.
  • Reviewing Meow Wolf’s Employee Handbook.

Are you…

  • Experienced working in an environment where discretion regarding sensitive or confidential
  • information was required?
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks while demonstrating strong time management skills?
  • Someone who is proactive, and can work both independently and as part of a team?
  • Experienced in managing processes or projects and channeling change through positive influence?
  • Creative in your approach to problem solving with the ability to identify process improvement
  • opportunities?

If you answered ‘YES’ to all of the above, then what are you waiting for? APPLY MEOW!


JOIN MEOW WOLF 

The organization is composed of individuals who inspire creativity in people’s lives through art and exploration, so that our combined imaginations can transform the world we live in. Every role is a vital component and thereby essential in creating exhibitions that will serve as anchors, borne in deep radical collaboration with local artists and communities, thus fueling our social impact initiatives. Each hire allows us to enhance our surrounding communities and the true source of our creativity, reputation, and vitality.


Meow Wolf is committed to our DIY roots and grassroots community support principles. To document that commitment, we converted our legal designation into a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation and have certified as a B Corporation. As a B Corp, we have a triple bottom line of supporting financial, social, and environmental wellbeing in our community. 


Our four areas of impact are:

  •       Respect for Creative Communities
  •       Respect for Collaborating Artists
  •       Respect for our Environment
  •       Respect for our Employees 

BENEFITS

The choices we make concerning our benefits during enrollment periods are among the most important we select for ourselves and our families. As part of the total compensation package for full-time employees, Meow Wolf offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes various options to meet individual healthcare and financial needs along with many perks.  

  • Medical Insurance options: PPO & HSA
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance Policy & Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Voluntary Short-term Disability & Critical Illness Policies
  • Company Paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Leave for 6 weeks
  • Discount off Meow Wolf Gift Shop Merch
  • Admission to Meow Wolf attractions for employees and guests
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • And more benefits specific to the location of the role

Please visit www.meowwolf.com/careers for more information.


COME AS YOU ARE

Meow Wolf is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a work environment where differences make us the vibrant, wonderful community we are! All employment decisions at Meow Wolf are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.