Whole Foods Market
Revolutionizing the grocery landscape (again).
Austin, TX

Marketing and eCommerce Counsel at Whole Foods Market (Austin, TX)

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Job Description

Primary legal representative for support of Whole Foods Market customer and marketing initiatives, including trademarks, advertising, media relationships, website, and customer engagement. Drafts, reviews and negotiates service agreements for Whole Foods Market. Interprets contractual language of agreements for Team Members. Reviews and performs due diligence for acquisitions. Assists Team Members during negotiation for new services. Assists management with projects on an as needed basis. Provides legal advice regarding new global and corporate wide initiatives.


  • Reviews and advises on Whole Foods Market marketing initiatives, including contract, trademark, licensing, advertising, privacy and social media issues.  Reviews advertising copy and press releases. Advises on eCommerce issues as applies to WFM initiatives and joint Amazon initiatives.  Assists with the prosecution and defense of the Whole Foods Market trademark portfolio. Performs content screenings for advertising, and conducts preliminary trademark searches.  Reviews and advises on sponsorship, influencer, events, production and donation agreements.
  • Drafts and negotiates licenses, service agreements, other contracts and creates internal form agreements, including agency agreements, consulting agreements, software hosting agreements, and NDAs.
  • Works with the Legal Team to establish company policies and procedures.
  • Advises on supplier disputes and contractual issues. Advises on supplier co-branded marketing initiatives.
  • Drafts, reviews and interprets contract provisions, such as termination rights, Whole Foods Market and supplier responsibilities and penalties for non-compliance.


  • Conveys information in a clear, concise and logical manner, communicates persuasively, advocates a position or cause and has effective listening skills.
  • Draft effective and organized contracts.
  • Knowledge of substantive laws and legal procedures, particularly FTC and FDA regulations.
  • Reviews and assimilates large volumes of complex information in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Researches and interprets legal concepts, statutes, regulations, case law and other information.
  • Advise on ad tech and privacy related regulations such as CAN-SPAM, TCPA, CASL.
  • Familiarity with web accessibility.

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.

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Where we are

Located in the heart of downtown Austin, we've been a mainstay in the Austin community since 1980.

Technology we use

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What are Whole Foods Market Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
On top of working with personal nonprofits, Team Members can work with and contribute to our three main nonprofits -- Whole Planet Foundation, Whole Cities Foundation, and Whole Kids Foundation.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Join committees ranging from our hiring committee, Inclusion Task Force, and more.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

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