Legal Counsel EMEA:

Fall Creek is creating a world with better blueberries through its friendly, collaborative team spread across the globe. To help us accomplish this, we are seeking a qualified Legal Counsel. This position will be located in Aznalcázar, Spain.

The Fall Creek Legal Counsel EMEA attends to the legal needs of the Fall Creek global group as it conducts business in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (“EMEA”). This position requires a high degree of independent professional judgment in problem-solving, researching solutions, and decision-making. Substantial travel required throughout EMEA and occasional travel in other regions in which Fall Creek operates. 

What you will do at Fall Creek:

  • Assist the Fall Creek global group in all aspect of their legal affairs arising in EMEA.
  • Conduct due diligence for expansion of business into new territories and potential new licensing partners.
  • Support US IP and Licensing Counsel in the protection of Fall Creek’s Intellectual Property rights and in the administration of Fall Creek’s licensing platforms.
  • Provide needed legal input to support Fall Creek’s European blueberry breeding efforts.
  • Report to Fall Creek’s General Counsel, located in the US.

What you bring to Fall Creek:

  • Minimum of 2+ years in a supervisory or management position with proven ability to manage, develop, and mentor staff.
  • 5+ years of experience as a maintenance, construction, or facilities manager in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience installing, repairing, and maintaining industrial machinery and equipment.
  • Degree in Engineering with experience in project management.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Who is Fall Creek?
We’re a US-based company with a keen focus on blueberry genetics, plants, and grower support delivered to the world’s premier blueberry growers. From our humble beginnings in Lowell, Oregon more than 40 years ago, we now also have wholly-owned nurseries in Mexico, Peru, and Spain. Additionally, we have built a global team of the finest breeders, researchers, propagators and nursery professionals, grower support technicians, sales and customer service experts and more. We’re a deeply-planted link in a global chain, ready to serve our customers and our industry throughout North, Central, and South America, Greater Europe, and Africa. Our mission is to serve the growers and to support the blueberry industry, helping to ensure growers maximize success through our delivery of the best genetics and plants, technical know-how and global market intelligence. To fulfill our mission, we focus on cultivating exceptional plants, building strong relationships and providing responsive customer service. This is all part of how we’re helping to build A World with Better Blueberries™.  

 

For immediate, confidential consideration, please send cover letter and resume to Eva Mahón.