Deputy General Counsel – Sales & Marketing

We’re investing in our talent!

ServiceMaster is investing in talent across several functions to enhance our sales, marketing, and operations and drive a competitive advantage for all our brands.

Ready to be a part of our growth? We are looking for talented people to join our team!

Deputy General Counsel

ServiceMaster is looking for a dynamic and experienced attorney and leader to provide strategic support and guidance for ServiceMaster Brands’ sales and marketing teams across its 6 brands in the US and Canada. This role is based in ServiceMaster Brands’ corporate headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and will report directly to the Chief Legal & Compliance Officer.

What you’ll do:

  • Drive business partnership and strategic legal support for business teams in the US and Canada to help unlock growth initiatives, including sales and marketing support.
  • Lead transformation of all contracting legal support, including optimization of processes and development of contract templates and playbooks.
  • Provide strategic support to our global procurement team and embed key vendor relationships
  • Drive all brand protection strategies in partnership with our global marketing teams, including strategic marketing claims review, trademark enforcement, and global portfolio management.
  • Lead all global data privacy protection in partnership with our IT security teams.
  • Serve as a key member of the Global Legal team, both as a keen legal advisor and business partner.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • J.D. and undergraduate degrees
  • Admission to and good standing in any state bar or the District of Columbia.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of legal experience, preferably with corporate in-house experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability across multiple, cross-disciplinary teams.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to direct and manage activities of, and relationships with outside counsel.
  • Ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior management.
  • Ability to lead large-scale transformation work across a matrixed organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively and efficiently.
  • Excellent change management and process optimization skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to travel up to 10%


Other duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About ServiceMaster Brands

ServiceMaster Brands is a leading provider of residential and commercial cleaning, restoration and moving services. Founded in 1929, the company operates a network of over 2,100 franchisees across 2,600+ locations serving over 1,000,000 homes and businesses in 2020. ServiceMaster was founded as one of America’s first franchise businesses and does business under six brands today across 50 states and nine countries that generate more than $3.3B in system-wide sales: ServiceMaster Restore, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, AmeriSpec, and Furniture Medic.
While each brand maintains a distinct identity, we share a commitment to our mission to make everyday heroes more heroic. From our franchisee experience to career development to our community, our values – We Serve, We Care, We Deliver, We Do – guide us.

We see it not only as our duty but our opportunity to serve our franchisees so they can build their business and their legacy, enabling them to serve their customers in their times of need. We care about our people and developing their full potential; about our communities and making them better. We deliver on our commitments to our franchisees and each other.

At ServiceMaster, we strive to create a culture that is fast, nimble and innovative. We are owners and creators working together to build a company that is intent on winning and embraces learning from our mistakes. We want to give our employees a comfortable and safe space to work, creating an experience that: inspires creativity, invites celebration and promotes collaboration across teams.
ServiceMaster is investing in talent across a number of functions to enhance our sales, marketing and operations and drive a competitive advantage for our brands. ServiceMaster Brands relocated its Franchise Support Center to Atlanta, Georgia in May 2021.
Roark Capital Group acquired ServiceMaster in October of 2020, in a carveout from ServiceMaster Brands Global Holdings, now named Terminix (NYSE: TMX). Roark is an Atlanta‐based private equity firm with $31 billion in assets under management. Roark focuses on investments in consumer and business service companies, specializing in franchised and multi‐location business models in the restaurant, specialty retail, consumer and business services, and health, wellness and beauty sectors.
Roark prides itself on being a trusted partner for management and business owners. ServiceMaster Brands is Roark’s first foray into the home services business, a space that represents attractive long-term growth and an opportunity to increase focus on consumer needs.

It is the policy of ServiceMaster Brands, in accordance with all applicable laws, to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, national origin, genetic information, religious beliefs, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected classifications, activities, or conditions as required by federal, state and local laws.

Requisition ID: 1339

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