Head of Legal
GlossGenius is building an ecosystem enabling entrepreneurs to realize their unique dreams. We empower small business owners to focus on being creators, not admins, by offering a range of business management tools including booking and scheduling, marketing, analytics, payment processing and much more.
Tens of thousands of small business owners have chosen to rely on GlossGenius every day to run their entire set of business operations. With its powerful, intuitive platform, GlossGenius is some part a fintech company, some part an SMB software company, while its vibrant, distinguished brand makes it some part a consumer company. We focus on building stylish, fun, powerful, and surprisingly easy-to-use software to enable our users to become superhumans.
About the Role
As the Head of Legal, you'll serve as a trusted legal advisor to the executive team and will be responsible for maintaining and improving our legal practices. You will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer and work closely with the Founder and Board of Directors.
The Impact You Will Make
GlossGenius is building an ecosystem enabling entrepreneurs to succeed. You will gain exposure to all facets of the legal function including corporate governance, commercial contracts, employment, compliance, product development, intellectual property, and privacy law. You will play a critical role that sets the legal framework and foundation for GlossGenius as we enter our next phase of growth.
What You’ll Do
Set the overall strategy for GlossGenius regarding all legal matters and ensure that all practices, policies, and decisions are consistent with our values
Navigate legal infrastructure pertaining to risk management and value creation for the company
Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of complex commercial contracts
Manage corporate matters including shareholder and board materials, financings, employee documentation and other materials
Create standard form agreements and legal processes to ensure consistency across the company
Partner with internal business stakeholders on new product development, strategic initiatives, and product partnership deals
Serve as an internal legal advisor on labor and employment, tax, financing, litigation, and real estate matters
What We’re Looking For
A JD, admission to a state bar, and 6+ years of experience working with a high growth technology company; either in-house or at a law firm
Deep knowledge of general corporate matters and contract law
Deep experience interfacing with all levels of a company including entry-level employees, senior executives, and members of the Board of Directors
Strong leadership, communication and stakeholder management skills
An appetite to learn new areas of the legal function that you previously didn’t have exposure to
Experience providing tactical, day-to day legal support while also having the ability to zoom out and think strategically
Benefits & Perks
Competitive health & dental insurance options, with premiums partially covered by GG
Fertility and adoption benefits via Carrot and Kindbody
Generous, fully-paid parental leave policy
401k benefit - employees are eligible to contribute starting day 1 of employment
Professional Development - employees receive a yearly stipend for approved learning and educational-related expenses
Pre-tax commuter benefits
Dependent Care FSA
Home office stipend
Team Bonding opportunities - annual company retreat for entire team, plus virtual events throughout the year
The starting base salary for this role in New York, California, and Washington is between $190,000-$265,000 + target equity + benefits. The base salary offered is dependent upon many factors including skills, experience, location, and education. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.
Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in GlossGenius’s equity plan as well as a range of health & wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within our total rewards offering.
In order to enter the NY office or participate in any in-person events, all employees must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. For those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated, GlossGenius will engage in an interactive process to determine a reasonable accommodation.
At GlossGenius, we celebrate our differences and are committed to creating a workplace where all employees feel supported and empowered to do their best work. We believe this benefits not only our employees but our product, customers, and community as well. GlossGenius is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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