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The Clorox Company Assistant Corporate Secretary in Oakland, California

At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive by doing the right thing, putting people at the center, and playing to win. Led by our IGNITE strategy, we build brands that make a positive difference in people’s lives around the world. And we know that success requires head, heart, AND guts — all three, every day — coming together to work simpler, faster, bolder, and more inclusively. Interested? Join us to #IgniteYourCareer (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=igniteyourcareer&highlightedUpdateUrns=urn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A6815726741450039296) !

Your role at Clorox:

We're open to remote candidates who can travel as needed and who are open to eventual relocation to California (SF Bay Area) within 1-2 years. Sr. Corporate Counsel and Director level candidates welcome to apply.

In this role, you will:

  • Responsible for supporting the Chief Legal Officer and the Corporate Secretary on all aspects of corporate governance matters; including support of all major processes related to the Board of Directors, provision of legal advice and counsel to the Board of Directors, Board committees, executive leadership, and others in all areas of securities regulation and compliance, corporate governance, and Delaware corporation law, including the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and related rules; NYSE Listing Rules; the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002; the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; and the Delaware General Corporation Law.

  • Assist with Board, committee, and shareholder meeting planning; coordinate and oversee corporate secretary team specialists in preparation for committee and board meetings, including preparation of agenda, production timelines and posting of meeting materials to Diligent.

  • Preparation of materials for the Nomination, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee of the Board, including materials relating to director succession, corporate governance updates, and board and director evaluation.

  • Preparation and maintenance of corporate governance documentation, including corporate governance guidelines, committee charters, related-party transactions policy, etc.

  • Work with the Corporate Secretary ESG team and the cross-functional Sustainability Center on ESG related matters, including engagement and disclosure.

  • Support of Director, executive and equity compensation program design, implementation and administration, including related registration, listing and disclosure requirements.

  • Assist with drafting of various portions of the annual meeting proxy statement and assist with preparation of the annual meeting of stockholders.

  • Keep up to date on proposed and existing U.S. legislation and regulations and corporate governance trends applicable to the Company.

  • Provide support on corporate and other transactional work, including strategic corporate transactions and M&A.

  • Assist in other substantive legal areas and work with members of Legal leadership, attorneys and staff on departmental matters as needed.

What we look for:

  • Experience working with public company Boards of Directors and executive-level management. Significant legal experience advising on corporate governance matters, preparing securities filings, and overseeing compliance with SEC rules, stock exchange requirements and Section 16 matters.

  • Knowledge of evolving ESG, governance and disclosure best practices, including policy positions of proxy advisory firms, ESG raters and rating agencies.

  • Experience working on corporate transactions, including M&A.

  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills, with strong business and legal acumen, and the ability to clearly and confidently articulate recommendations and options about complex legal issues.

Key Qualifications

  • JD degree from a top-tier accredited law school with ability to practice law in California and top academic credentials.

  • 5 - 10 years of relevant experience, including experience with a top tier law firm.

  • Excellent judgment and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.

  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and management skills.

  • Commitment to high standards of work quality.

  • Team player with ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a matrixed and fast-paced environment, and to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion, diversity, and pro-bono service and/or community involvement.

  • Ability to identify and use the most efficient and effective legal resources to complete the work in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.

  • Some limited travel may be required.

We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences, and we know you don’t need a degree to succeed. We’re looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.

At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives here (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/company/our-people/inclusion-diversity/) .

Benefits we offer to help you be well and thrive:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Generous 401(k) program in the US and similar programs in international

  • Health benefits and programs that support both your physical and mental well-being

  • Flexible work environment, depending on your role

  • Meaningful opportunities to keep learning and growing

  • Half-day Fridays, depending on your location

Please apply directly to our job postings and do not submit your resume to any person via text message. Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiter via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

Learn more about:

  • Working at Clorox (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/careers/working-at-clorox/)

  • IGNITE Strategy

  • Inclusion & Diversity (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/who-we-are/our-people/inclusion-diversity/) .​

For more information, visit TheCloroxCompany.com , including the Good Growth blog, and follow the company on Twitter at @CloroxCo

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/ Minorities/Women/LGBT/Protected Veteran/Disabled employer. You may view the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) by clicking on it.

Clorox is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans during the hiring and interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, contact us at People (people@clorox.com) @clorox.com . Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions/ application statuses.

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