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Legal Counsel


New York, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Industry: Enterprise Software
  • Post Date: 05/25/2023
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  • Company Address: 233 Spring St, New York, NY, 10003
  • Salary Range: $153,000 - $178,500

About Yotpo

Yotpo is the leading eCommerce marketing platform, helping thousands of forward-thinking brands like Rebecca Minkoff, MVMT, Bob’s Discount Furniture, and Steve Madden accelerate direct-to-consumer growth. Our single-platform approach integrates data-driven solutions for reviews, loyalty, SMS marketing, and more, empowering brands to create smarter, higher-converting experiences that spark and sustain customer relationships.

Job Description

If you shop online (and who doesn’t these days?), then chances are you’ve already interacted with Yotpo. We’re a leading eCommerce marketing platform, on a mission to help brands of all sizes accelerate their growth through exceptional customer experiences. Loyalty programs, SMS marketing, reviews, and visual user-generated content are our bread and butter, but we have more solutions up our sleeve, too.

We have teams across the world, including the US, UK, Israel, Bulgaria, and Australia — and we’re still growing. Our primary goal is to deliver the best technology in the industry.

You can hear all about it in our latest brand video.

Sounds exciting? Then read on, because we’re in pursuit of the best and the brightest minds to help us achieve our vision.

As Legal Counsel with 4+ years of legal experience (2+ in-house), you will serve as both a strategic thought partner and a subject matter expert for teams across the company. This exciting opportunity includes advising on a wide range of legal matters, focusing on commercial agreements, regulatory and product compliance issues and more. In our work, we aim to be smart, industrious, creative and, above all, collaborative.

We are looking for a smart, motivated, self-starter attorney to join our growing global legal team where you’ll have an awesome opportunity to use your legal expertise to have a big impact on a rapidly growing SaaS company. This role reports directly to the Senior Legal Counsel based in NYC.

You will bring a business-oriented, practical mindset to solving problems while delivering legal advice without the legalese. You will provide practical guidance to support Yotpo’s needs that balances our goals and legal risk, taking into account company policies and positions.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Provide legal advice and closely work with all teams across various sites at Yotpo, with focus on the Sales, Customer Success and Partners organizations.
  • Partner and advise business teams in the drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of legal agreements involving complex sales and partnerships and privacy-related legal issues.
  • Advise business stakeholders, taking into account the relevant legal issues and risks, agreement structures, approval processes, and company policies and procedures.
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes.
  • Provide general legal support to our global business on an as-needed basis.

About you:

  • 4+ years of experience practicing law in the technology space; 2+ years in-house experience.
  • Substantial product and transactional experience in a SaaS or other software company.
  • JD from an accredited law school; bar admission and in good standing to practice law in your relevant jurisdiction.
  • Experience negotiating SaaS and customer licensing contracts; demonstrated ability to manage and close commercial and legal negotiations.
  • Comfortable negotiating data privacy agreements, including a working knowledge of GDPR and CCPA as they relate to commercial contracts. A positive negotiator who can lead the process, focus on important issues, and bring deals to a favorable close.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and proactively provide sound legal advice, exercise good business judgment, understand risk management and work collaboratively with other attorneys, team leads, and cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Experience working with globally distributed teams.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience fast growing tech startup / B2B SaaS / e-commerce.

If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, that’s okay! We believe in hiring people, not just skills. If you have a passion to learn and are excited about eCommerce and technology, then we want to hear from you.

About Yotpo US:

  • 100% coverage of employee medical premiums; 90% coverage for dependent/family premiums.
  • 100% coverage of employee dental + vision premiums.
  • Comprehensive life and disability insurance.
  • Flexible Time Off (FTO) policy, sick time, and paid holidays.
  • Equity in options.
  • Company sponsored 401K matching.
  • Pre-tax Commuter and Healthcare benefits.
  • Comprehensive paid leave for new parents and Dependent Care FSA.
  • Individualized career development, rewards and recognition.
  • Wellness and philanthropic programming and events.
  • We are now working in a flexible hybrid capacity.
  • Meet the team: Donna GershowitzAlan Birch

Yotpo’s employee-centric culture has consistently earned us coveted spots on Built In’s Best Places to Work lists in both NYC and Austin over the years. Directly inspired by employee feedback, we create opportunities to bring our teams together. Yotpo programming includes team events, educational fireside chats, end of year celebrations, affinity groups and partnerships like Yotpo Cares, Employee Resource Group Belong @ Yotpo, WISE and Out in Tech.

Yotpo is for everyone, and we’re committed to anti-racist work. We welcome and employ people regardless of race, color, gender identity, religion, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, a place where your voice is heard and your perspective is encouraged. Come join us and help us build a global company where we're all proud to belong.

Base Salary $153,000 – $178,500

Base salary ranges are determined by multiple factors unique to each candidate, including skills and local market benchmarks.

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