current openings
Current opening in New York
Commercial Counsel
New York

The Role

The ideal candidate will be conversant in online advertising technologies, have a passion for simplicity and clarity, and have a strong legal background in contract drafting and negotiation in North America. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements to support sales, marketing, and operations. Your primary focus will be on our MSAs, statements of work, data processing agreements, and NDAs.
  • Create, maintain, and update internal contract templates to reflect changes in the company’s business and the legal landscape
  • Work with clients and internal teams to lead negotiation of terms to align with company policies and objectives
  • Analyze and mitigate potential risks involved with specific contract terms
  • Partner with internal legal counsel to create contract policies and commercial strategy to ensure the support of the business as it scales
  • Serve as primary contact for internal and external contract-related inquiries
  • Create and deliver internal training on commercial and legal processes and concepts
  • Assist with post-merger integration as related to commercial processes
  • Proactively identify new projects and goals needed to improve the legal function and work to accomplish them
  • Provide guidance and support to the global Contracts team
  • Stay current on relevant industry, commercial, IP, privacy, employment, and other laws, regulations, and developments to adapt our commercial processes accordingly
  • Work on various other legal projects to support the Legal team

What you bring to it:

  • 3+ years of experience working on commercial transactions.
  • Demonstrated experience in digital advertising, content, and media is preferred, but not required. 
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Ability to work independently and generally exercise excellent judgment. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to relay legal concepts, policies, documents in a manner easily understood by non-lawyers.
  • Flexibility to adapt and thrive in a constantly changing environment as we continue to grow our business internationally.
  • Curiosity and eagerness to stay up to date on the regional legal landscape and our industry and align our goals accordingly.
  • Must enjoy working cross-functionally with many different teams.
  • Licensed lawyer in good standing admitted to practice in a qualified jurisdiction.

What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary + year-end bonus tied to Company performance
  • Full coverage health insurance including Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K with Company contribution 
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Paid Parental Leave after 1 year of service
  • MightyHive cell phone plan