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Associate Corporate Counsel

San Francisco, CA, USA | Leading Internet / New Media Company

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Regulatory Affairs
    Legal / Compliance
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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We are seeking a motivated, smart and flexible attorney to join Leading Internet / New Media Company’s award-winning Corporate Legal team. In this role, you will support the company’s corporate legal functions, with an initial focus on supporting SEC reporting, M&A, corporate governance, and global subsidiary governance, and evolving responsibilities depending on your interests and the business’ needs. You will have both a meaningful role in a growing legal department and an amazing opportunity to develop professionally with the support of a collaborative and experienced team. The role will be located at Leading Internet / New Media Company’s San Francisco headquarters and will report to Leading Internet / New Media Company’s Senior Director, Corporate (Legal).


Personal Characteristics:

You are highly collaborative and curious with a strong desire to make a significant impact and to learn. Flexible, creative, and self-motivated—you show initiative and perseverance, resourcefulness, a strong work ethic and maintain a sense of humor. You demonstrate business sense and legal judgment, with the ability to be both strategic and detail oriented. You thrive in fast-moving, high growth and dynamic environments. You possess exceptional writing, communication, negotiating, and analytical skills; strong organizational and project management skills; a high degree of accountability, professional motivation and drive; and ease in developing relationships of trust and confidence both within and outside Leading Internet / New Media Company. You will live the mantra, “work hard, have fun, make history.”


Responsibilities:

Assist with SEC reporting, corporate governance, proxy statement preparation, annual stockholder meeting, corporate secretarial and related public company obligations.

Assist with Leading Internet / New Media Company’s corporate development activities, including structuring transactions, conducting comprehensive due diligence reviews, documenting and negotiating transactions, and ensuring seamless integrations.

Assist with subsidiary and international expansion matters, including tax optimization structures, and other tax matters.

Develop and implement standardized templates and processes for repeatable transactions, that will advance and scale Leading Internet / New Media Company’s business.

Provide legal advice on Leading Internet / New Media Company’s global compensation programs and professionals, including global equity and executive compensation plans, equity administration matters and Section 16 reporting.

Work collaboratively and responsively with a broad range of colleagues cross-functionally and internationally, ensuring good relationships between legal, corporate development, finance, human resources and operations to facilitate a coordinated team approach.

Pitch-in on whatever legal work needs doing, whenever it needs to be done.

Requirements:

2-6 years relevant experience as a general corporate, securities and M&A attorney in a large law firm and/or in-house legal department

JD degree with excellent academic credentials

Licensed to practice law in California preferred

Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with, and gain the respect of, stakeholders at all levels

Developed organizational capabilities and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure

Excellent business judgment and commercial sense

Prior experience working at or with technology companies is preferred


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