Corporate Opportunities

Legal Services Coordinator

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. is the second largest burger chain in Canada with over 800 franchised restaurants across the country that generate more than $800 million in revenues each year. With a corporate head office in North Vancouver, BC, A&W is Canadian owned and privately held. Through a steadfast commitment to strategy and Climate, A&W has repeatedly earned recognition as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies.

The Legal Services Coordinator is responsible for providing legal support work primarily in drafting, preparing, and managing franchise documentation; providing technical advice and guidance on franchising process and requirements; liaising with internal and external parties; and providing legal support to Legal Counsel on various corporate, commercial, and risk management issues. Working out of the head office in North Vancouver, the Legal Services Coordinator reports to the Legal Counsel and Director, Legal Services and works as part of the Legal Services team. It is important for the Legal Services Coordinator to have good interpersonal skills as this position works closely with all internal departments, as well as our franchisees.

The ideal candidate has experience working in a legal department as a paralegal and knowledge of legal and general research techniques. Completion of a paralegal program or equivalent training and experience is required, and fluency in French and English is a significant asset. The candidate we are seeking has good attention to detail, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team with limited guidance. Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, and the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks are required.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply by sending their resume to hr@aw.ca.