Description:

Where You'll Work:
Our hybrid workplace model offers the freedom to work fully remote or occasionally in one of our offices. This is a remote position with a hybrid option for candidates based in Boston, MA.

How You'll Contribute:
As a Mutual Fund Corporate Counsel you will join the Brighthouse Legal Department to be a key leader and part of a team that provides day-to-day support of investment advisory matters connected to the Brighthouse Funds registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940. The Brighthouse Funds are offered through registered insurance company issued products. This role will have two direct reports and the successful candidate must have experience managing a legal team.

In This Role, You'll Get To:
  • Provide primary legal support for all aspects of legal and regulatory matters for the Brighthouse Funds, including preparing and reviewing board materials for quarterly Funds' Board of Trustees meetings
  • Provide day-to-day legal support to Brighthouse Investment Advisers (BIA), a registered investment adviser
  • Participate as a member of BIA governance committees
  • Work closely with BIA and Funds Compliance in the evaluation of submissions during the 15(c)-contract renewal process
  • Prepare and oversee the registration statements and prospectus supplements for the Brighthouse Funds
  • Prepare and oversee the drafting of SEC filings relating to: sub-adviser changes (14C Information Statements), new portfolios, substitutions, and mergers/acquisitions and/or liquidations
  • Provide advice regarding and implementation of new mutual fund related proposals and regulations
  • Review and advise on marketing material, producer training materials and communications related to the Brighthouse Funds
  • Develop and foster talent within the team

We're Looking for People Who Have:
  • Juris doctorate from an accredited law school; admitted to practice before a state bar association; 12+ years of in-depth experience with federal securities laws regulating mutual funds
  • Prior strong experience with registration of mutual funds on Form N-1A under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and Securities Act of 1933
  • Experience with preparing materials and attending Board meetings for registered mutual funds with a Board room demeanor to effectively interact and communicate mutual fund matters
  • Experience interacting with clients and managing or escalating questions or issues as appropriate
  • Skilled at working with multiple groups across an organization to build alignment
  • Experience collaborating on a team and managing others in the Legal group
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical thinking and problem solving

Research shows some people may not apply for a role if they don't check all the boxes of a job description. If you don't check every box listed, that's okay. We would love to hear from you.

What You'll Receive:
  • Compensation – Base salary ranging from $216,000 to $240,000 plus competitive performance-based incentives determined by company and individual results
  • Flexible Work Environment – Work fully remote or occasionally in the office to better thrive in all areas of life
  • Paid Time Off – Recharge with a minimum of 20 days of paid time off and 16 paid company holidays per calendar year plus paid volunteer time and paid study time
  • Financial Health – Work toward achieving your financial goals through our 401(k) savings plan with company match (up to 6%) and annual company nondiscretionary contribution (3%), 15% employee stock purchase plan discount, and financial counseling services
  • Health and Wellness – Enjoy competitive medical, vision, and dental plans plus tax-free health savings accounts with potential company contributions up to $1,000 per family
  • Family Support – Care for loved ones with up to 16 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up dependent care, dependent care flexible spending account, and reimbursement up to a $25,000 lifetime maximum during your adoption, infertility, or surrogacy journey
  • Life and Disability Support – Gain access to company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability insurance

Travel:
Less than 5%

The company and your department may occasionally gather in person throughout the year to foster a culture of belonging and promote team building. We'd love for you to join us during those company-wide and department-wide events to help you strengthen connections across the company.

Why Join Us?
Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Our company is one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S.,1 and we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they've earned and ensure it lasts.

We empower employees to collaborate and create space for people to bring their passion to work and make an impact. Our inclusive work environment fosters a culture that celebrates diverse backgrounds and experiences. You can find out more about our company culture by visiting brighthousefinancial.com/about-us/careers/.

We're proud to be a FORTUNE® 500 company2 and recognized as one of Charlotte's Healthiest Employers by the Charlotte Business Journal. We're also honored to be named to Newsweek's inaugural list of America's Most Trustworthy Companies.