Associate General Counsel

Remote /
Legal & Compliance /
We are witnessing a massive shift of consumer presence from offline to online. With this, there is a need for technologies that enable online businesses to thrive. Bolt is at the center of this universe leading the next generation of e-commerce, having created a best-in-class buying experience from checkout to fraud detection, payments, and more. With our help, retailers can successfully compete with the online retail giants that have the means to invest in technology. 

We’re looking for a Senior Corporate Counsel / Associate General Counsel to join Bolt’s Legal team. This new position reports to our General Counsel and can be based out of any of our US offices or remotely within the US. In this role, lead a variety of legal initiatives including fundraising, corporate development/M&A, investment, and strategic dealmaking. This position is high-priority and we’re looking for someone to join us immediately.

What you will be doing:

    • Oversee corporate strategic transactions, including corporate development/mergers and acquisitions, and strategic partnerships 
    • Lead legal work for Bolt’s fundraising and investment activities
    • Prepare board and committee materials; development and management of our corporate governance programs; and advise on other board related matters
    • Support international corporate governance, international registration, and management of subsidiary entities
    • Provide general advice and counsel to leaders in Bolt’s Finance, Accounting and Strategic Partnerships teams

What would set you up for success:

    • 10+ years of relevant experience including at least 4 years at a high-growth private company
    • Substantial experience with securities and governance, org chart management, mergers & acquisitions, strategic dealmaking, fundraising, public company readiness
    • Prior experience leading corporate investment activities
    • Interest and experience in the crypto industry  
    • Exceptional attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects
    • Trustworthy and experienced in handling highly sensitive and confidential information with discretion
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with executive stakeholders and the broader team
    • High tolerance for ambiguity and comfort working independently and proposing and defending solutions
    • Willingness to dive in and get your hands dirty to get a job done

Expected Outcomes In 12 Months:

    • Build processes and systems to improve Board & Committee meetings and actions
    • Help create and support the framework for Bolt’s investment activities 
    • Lead corporate strategic and M&A deals 
    • Transition appropriate securities and governance work inhouse 
    • Assume responsibility for subsidiary management


    • Competitive Pay
    • Flexible PTO
    • Retirement plans
    • Phone & Wifi reimbursement
    • Work-from-home stipend
    • Comprehensive health coverage: Medical, dental and vision
    • Monthly wellness stipend
    • Paid parental leave
    • (Virtual) team events!
Bolt is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.