Product Counsel

San Francisco, California, United States /
General and Administrative – Legal /
Full-Time Employee
/ Hybrid
The Opportunity 
Cambly is hiring a second lawyer to its Legal team. The role reports to the General Counsel, and is a true tech generalist position in a successful, early stage startup. You’ll have broad scope and opportunity to shape the product and processes that will help the company scale its business around the globe. This is a career inflection point opportunity that will look radically different from practicing law at a big firm or in big tech. 

The Company
Backed by Benchmark Capital and Bessemer Ventures, and selected as a Y Combinator “Top Company” since 2021, Cambly is building a marketplace to help people around the world learn English. There are ~1.5 billion people actively trying to improve their English, with better English language skills correlating to greater economic opportunities and 30-50% higher wages. Cambly is aggressively tackling the multibillion dollar global English language learning market, and is growing rapidly in Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East.

-Forbes: “Profitable for 5 Years, Cambly Wants to Be the Next Big Language App By Teaching English Only” 
-Bessemer Ventures: “What Inspired us to Invest in the Global Online Language Learning Industry”
-TechCrunch Live: “Hear How Cambly Found Profitability Before Its Series A”

The Requirements
The best candidates will have deep experience counseling technology clients or already work in-house in a product counsel-type of role. They will have an appreciation for and understanding of different conditions in different international jurisdictions like China, Brazil, and the Middle East.

The best of the best will be able to contribute outside of their core areas of expertise, for example, by tackling the legal complexities of managing labor forces and consumer interests around the world.

Candidates must have a J.D. from a top school and be a member of the California Bar in good standing or registered in-house. This role is located in San Francisco, with a hybrid in-office schedule (M, T, Th). 

The Benefits and Perks

    • Catered lunches 
    • Medical, dental, and vision (100% employee coverage)
    • Matching 401(k)  
    • Paid parental leave
    • 20 days of true, unbothered PTO
    • End-of-year office shutdown
    • Fully remote July
    • Family-friendly environment with amazing culture and work-life balance
    • Helping others around the world unlock greater economic opportunity!
This role is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the expected base salary range for this position is shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.

Compensation Range:$150,000-$225,000 USD base salary + pre-IPO stock option grant

How to Get this Job
We value cover letters more than most as an opportunity for you to explain your interest and ability to succeed in this role rather than just rehashing your resume. Also, we ask that you reserve a paragraph or two of your cover letter to comment on an interesting legal topic that has recently been in the news.

We are proud to be a highly inclusive company and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe in order to thrive, businesses need a diverse team and leadership. We welcome every background, identity, abilities, and mindset to join us on our mission to make high-quality English education for all.  Everyone is welcome here.