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Commercial Counsel

Company: Axios
Location: New York
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

Quick take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring a Commercial Counsel to join our Legal team! Why it matters: As our Commercial Counsel, you will be the second member of our Legal team and will have the opportunity to make a big impact at a fast-growing company.-- Go deeper: We are looking for a self-driven and experienced attorney who will be responsible for:--

  • Negotiating contracts such as licensing, partnership, event, advertising, sales, services, consulting, vendor, and data processing agreements
  • Creating and optimizing contract templates, playbooks, and processes
  • Advising on a wide range of legal issues including marketing, privacy, data security, consumer protection, IP, and general corporate matters
  • Helping manage IP portfolio
  • Staying up-to-date on laws and developments relevant to media and tech industry The details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios' mission and have the following skills:
    • At least five years' relevant work experience at a law firm and in-house legal department
    • Skilled drafter, practical problem solver, and eagle-eyed issue spotter
    • Collaborative spirit and willingness to participate in all projects
    • Ability to balance and prioritize competing demands
    • Ability to weigh and balance legal and business risks
    • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and a high level of integrity
    • Media company experience preferred
    • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
    • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
    • 401K
    • Company equity
    • Commuter and cell phone benefit
    • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
    • Annual learning and development stipend Additional pandemic-related benefits:
      • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
      • Tele-mental health services--
      • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services--
      • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers--
      • Access to the Axios "Family Fund", which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies--
      • Weekly company-sponsored exercise and meditation classes-- Axios is committed to maintaining the same safe and inclusive environment for candidates as for our team members. Addressing you by the correct pronoun is an important part of this commitment. How did you hear about this job? --*
        Are you authorized lawfully to work in the United States for Axios? --*
        Will you now or in the future require Axios to commence ("sponsor") an immigration case in order to employ you? --*
        Describe your experience working at early stage startups or advising growth stage startups? --*
        Why are you interested in working at Axios? --*
        What made you excited to apply for this role? --*

Keywords: Axios, New York , Commercial Counsel, Legal , New York, New York

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