Five Below is a leading high-growth value retailer offering trend-right, high-quality products loved by tweens, teens and beyond.
We know life is way better when you're free to "let go & have fun" in an amazing experience filled with unlimited possibilities.
We make it easy to say YES! to the newest, coolest stuff because everything is just $5 and below across awesome Five Below worlds: Style, Room, Sports, Tech, Create, Party, Candy and Now. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Five Below today has over 700 stores in 33 states.
And what about our work culture?
It’s one of the best around filled with high-energy, positivity, and motivation.
Overall Job Function: Responsible for providing timely, effective and pragmatic legal services with a high level of independence on a wide range of retail leasing matters. Primary focus will be on negotiating, drafting, reviewing and revising retail leases and other ancillary real estate and construction documents. Depending on need, commercial contracting and other general legal services will be provided as well.
Job Responsibilities include
Independently negotiate, draft, review and revise retail leases and other ancillary real estate and construction documents (including LOIs, estoppels, SDNAs, amendments, options, terminations, renewals, lease abstracts, construction contracts, and side letters).
Work collaboratively with internal partners (real estate, construction, design, lease administration, retail operations…etc.) to effectively and efficiently drive deal processes to completion.
Depending on need, willingness and ability to review other commercial contracts and provide other general legal services.
Financial Accountability: Ensuring lease deals progress to completion on time enabling realization of financial benefits associated with subject location.
Bachelor’s degree and J.D. from an accredited law school
In good standing with a state bar (preferably Pennsylvania, or waivable into Pennsylvania).
Minimum of 5 years experience preferred. Retail leasing experience strongly preferred but not required. Prior in-house experience strongly preferred but not required.
Excellent negotiating, drafting, problem solving and communications skills.
Ability to work effectively with senior management and internal deal team, simultaneously manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines with consistently high quality work product.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Can state facts, law and legal arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form.
Ability to flex quickly and easily to changing business needs and priorities.
Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to build strong working relationships with internal team at all levels of management, and work on cross functional teams.
Needs to be a business person as much as an attorney.
Positive demeanor with a “whatever it takes” attitude.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work as a team member. · Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Consistent exercise of sound independent judgment and discretion in all matters.
Detail oriented, intelligent, and organized.
Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Proficient in Word.
About Five Below Inc.
The Philadelphia-based company is one of the fastest growing retailers in the country with over 600 stores in 32 states. The Company cut the ribbon on approximately 100 new stores and entered the Los Angeles market, on top of opening 87 stores in 2016. Catering to teens, pre-teens and their parents, Five Below carries an ever-evolving and exciting assortment of cell phone cases and chargers, remote control cars, yoga pants, graphic tees, nail polish, footballs and soccer balls, tons of candy and seasonal must-haves for Easter, Halloween, Christmas and more. Everything, everyday, is just $5 and below. Its stores are a vibrant, colorful and high-energy destination. Five Below products are grouped into one of eight in-store worlds: Style, Room, Sports, Tech, Crafts, Party, Candy and Now. Five Below’s assortment features brands such as Lego®, Wilson®, Hasbro™ Peeps® Disney® Marvel® Frozen, Despicable Me, Avengers Star Wars™.
Five Below was founded in 2002 by David Schlessinger, creator and founder of Encore Books and Zany Brainy along with Tom Vellios, former CEO of Zany Brainy, and current Chairman of Five Below. In early 2015, Joel Anderson, the former CEO of WalMart.com..., was named CEO and President of Five Below. The Company (NASDAQ: FIVE) has achieved astounding growth, including a current string of 37 consecutive quarters of positive comparable stores sales growth (from Q2, 2006 to present).
Five Below is poised to grow rapidly driven by a unique approach to targeting the teen and pre-teen customer with an edited assortment of trend-right, high quality merchandise that fosters universal appeal. With a highly differentiated shopping experience that delivers exceptional value within the $1-$5 pricing model, customers have a deep appreciation for the brand. There is a long runway for growth with compelling and consistent store performance backed by an experienced and passionate senior management team.