Bonobos is seeking a Real Estate & Leasing Counsel to help meet the demands of our rapidly expanding Guideshop channel.
As Real Estate & Leasing Counsel at Bonobos, you’ll be an integral part of our collaborative and close-knit Guideshop team that’s helping to redefine how people shop by combining clicks and bricks. Reporting to our Sr. Director, Biz Ops & Associate Counsel, you'll be responsible for managing our Guideshop real estate portfolio and acting as the point person for all things Guideshop real estate-related, from the initial negotiation phase through lease execution and beyond.
What you'll do...
Negotiate letters of intent and leases and liaise with outside counsel and real estate advisors throughout the process
Work closely with our Guideshop team in conducting due diligence and setting strategic objectives
Update and maintain our lease administration system to facilitate the review and tracking of key lease provisions and dates
Draft and negotiate construction and design-related vendor agreements
Maintain a portfolio of licenses and permits
Review commencement date agreements, estoppels, SNDAs and other related documents
Perform lease analysis and review for various internal teams on an ongoing basis
Have at least 4-8 years experience in commercial real estate transactions, ideally at both a law firm and in-house, with retail leasing as a substantial component of that experience (previous tenant-side experience a plus)
Have a JD from a top accredited law school and exceptional academic credentials (yes, really)
Are a member in good standing of the New York bar, or eligible to register as in-house counsel in New York
Are wicked smaht, have excellent judgment and are able to act decisively in situations requiring quick but thorough analysis and decision-making, while understanding when and how to appropriately escalate issues
Are highly detail-oriented, highly detail-oriented, have strong organizational and communication skills, and are able to prioritize and re-prioritize based on changing business needs
Have an entrepreneurial spirit and are excited by the challenges that come along with building a disruptive business
Are psyched to help build and improve internal processes and best practices/policies
Have, at some point in life, worn, or considered wearing, or may at some point in the future wear, or consider wearing, pants
Value exceptional judgment, initiative and witty banter
Work hard because we love what we're doing but also believe in balance
Will back up our talk with a competitive compensation and benefits package, challenging projects, random acts of team-wide fun, awesome co-workers, and the rare tribal atmosphere that values individuality