Eventbrite is seeking a highly motivated team player with a passion for technology commercial contracts to serve as Commercial Counsel I. Days are fast-paced and action-packed. The ideal candidate will be eager to roll up their sleeves and problem-solve on matters of all kinds, but focusing primarily on drafting and negotiating contracts, advising regarding contracts, and managing contract processes. The position is highly cross-functional, partnering closely with business units across the company, including sales, finance, engineering, marketing, policy, and more. The ideal candidate will build strong relationships with stakeholders and become a trusted partner to the business.

YOU WILL

  • Draft, review and negotiate customer, vendor, and partner agreements and templates
  • Provide legal counsel regarding contractual rights and contract issues
  • Develop and maintain playbooks, processes and procedures to increase team scalability, efficiency, and compliance
  • Optimize the way our team uses tools
  • Coordinate and manage internal projects, trainings, and processes, and drive cross-functional efforts to successful completion
  • Provide practical legal support across the company for new initiatives, including drafting of terms and analysis of legal risks and requirements
  • Conduct legal research and remain up-to-date on relevant commercial, regulatory and industry developments to ensure an ongoing ability to provide excellent legal advice

THE SKILL SET

Required Experience

  • J.D. degree and membership in at least one state bar
  • 4-5 years of combined experience practicing law at a global law firm and/or in-house legal department at a technology company
  • Experience supporting a sales team
  • Experience with SaaS contracts
  • Experience with data protection terms in contracts, including data processing agreements

Required Skills

  • Negotiating: A confident, effective, and positive negotiator who can lead the process, focus on important issues, and efficiently bring deals to a favorable close.
  • Legal Writing: Sharp drafting and reading comprehension skills, with high attention to detail and the ability to creatively and carefully craft clauses.
  • Advising: Creative and practical legal counselor who can communicate information accurately and completely, in a way that is concise and digestible for non-lawyers. Successfully builds trust and rapport. Thoughtful and persuasive interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain strong working relationships.
  • Problem-Solving: Exercises sound judgment, including in ambiguous and complex situations. Demonstrates intellectual flexibility and curiosity. Motivated to learn. Creates efficiencies.Initiative: Demonstrated ability to own matters and drive impact, with a business-oriented attitude. Collaborative team player combined with ability to work independently. Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment.

BONUS POINTS

  • Understanding of transactions involving recoupable payments and secured transactions
  • Understanding of insurance: event cancellation, general liability, cyber liability, E&O
  • Experience partnering with a marketing team on clearances, influencers, event production, sponsorships, and other contracts and activities
  • Basic understanding of regulation and policy related to product development, market expansion, and content moderation
  • International experience
  • Active Eventbrite user with a passion for live events

PAY TRANSPARENCY

The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Eventbrite, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is listed below. You may also be eligible to participate in Eventbrite’s incentive program(s) (such as equity, annual incentive bonus and commission plans), subject to the applicable rules and restrictions.

Pay Transparency Range (US)
$113,100—$203,640 USD
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