Legal Counsel

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Bumble is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example - she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc). Bumble is seeking a legal counsel with a strong contract and commercial background to handle a range of fast moving matters in the US. Reporting to the Director, Legal Affairs in Austin and working closely with the legal team at MagicLab, the role would suit a corporate/commercial lawyer looking to branch out in-house in a more business centered role, and work within a small and dynamic team.

Responsibilities/Job Role

  • Structure, draft and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts (including marketing agreements, partnership agreements, advertising insertion orders, event production agreements, talent endorsement agreements and sponsorship agreements)
  • Provide strategic and practical advice on commercial contract terms and associated risks to the relevant business stakeholders in an easy-to-digest format
  • Work closely with MagicLab’s brand protection team to ensure protection of Bumble intellectual property 
  • Monitor updates in relevant legal landscape in order to timely and effectively implement compliance changes 
  • Assist in developing, maintaining and improving legal guidelines, policies, internal trainings and standard form agreements
  • Collaborate with colleagues across time zones globally
  • Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • J.D. with bar admission (TX or NY preferred)
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Strong contract and commercial experience and excellent drafting skills
  • Knowledge of laws governing marketing, advertisements and promotions
  • Knowledge of privacy, data protection and consumer protection requirements
  • Resilient; able to provide advice confidently and effectively
  • Superior communication skills (both written and oral) and the ability to adapt communication style to suit a particular situation
  • Ability to work autonomously and desire to take ownership of projects
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
  • Previous experience in-house or in the tech industry a plus
  •  Please note applications from recruiters are not being accepted at this time* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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