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Licensing Coordinator

| Greater LA Area

About sweetgreen:

sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We passionately believe that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 3,500+ team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. And in our local communities, we’re committed to leaving people better than we found them. We’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means.

We’re looking for a Licensing Coordinator to manage and research the procurement of all new restaurant licenses and permits, as well as oversee renewals for existing restaurants. This role will work closely with Operations, Accounting and Store Development.

Core Work Activities:

  • Research and manage timely procurement of new restaurant licenses and permits. Coordinate with, government agencies, construction managers, expediters, architects, development team, operations, law firms.
  • Ensure all necessary permits and licenses meet strict construction and operational deadlines. Work with various cross functional teams to ensure required parties are involved in various stages of the licensing procurement and approval process
  • Research laws and regulations per market to have in depth knowledge of operational requirements and regulations that may be applicable.
  • Maintain existing restaurants’ operational licenses. Liaison between all departments and restaurants to: facilitate processing renewal applications and check requests for incoming applications; maintain vendor billing records; and provide all necessary paperwork
  • Ensure restaurants have up-to-date copies of their permits/licenses and provide clear instructions on the legal responsibilities of each permit/license. Responsible for permit audits confirming that all restaurants have necessary permits and licenses up-to-date.
  • Assist Finance Planning & Analysis team with planning and budgeting expenses related to licensing and compliance or any other affected area

Requirements:

  • 2+ year in accounting, HR / compliance, or project management role preferred
  • Effectively manage priorities and projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to audit and review data for accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Flexibility and ability to react professionally to changes in schedules and/or project direction without sacrificing productivity
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to influence cross-functional partners to meet deliverables
  • Proficient in Word and G Suite (google sheets, hangout, etc)

What you'll get:

  • Competitive pay + bonus plan granted based on performance 
  • Health, dental + vision insurance
  • Flexible PTO, because we respect the need for work/life harmony
  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, both by growing them and by connecting them to real food
  • To live the sweetlife and celebrate your passion + purpose
  • A collaborative family of people who live our core values and have your back
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally
  • Our annual Impact Retreat offsite
  • Free sweetgreen swag
  • Complimentary sweetgreen

The Bigger Impact:

  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, by growing them and making sweetgreen a better place to work for our teams
  • A collaborative family of people who live our core values and have your back
  • To live the sweetlife and celebrate your passion + purpose

Come join the sweetlife!

sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.

sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.

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Location

Our office is positioned in the centerpiece for LA's newest creative generation, PLATFORM and directly across the street from the Metro Station.

What are sweetgreen Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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