Legal Counsel- Ad-Tech Experience

Open- Canada /
Operations – Legal /
/ Remote
We believe communication belongs to everyone. We exist to democratize phone service.  TextNow is evolving the way the world connects and that's because we're made up of people with curious minds who bring an optimistic, yet critical lens into the work we do.   We're the largest provider of free phone service in the nation. And we're just getting started.

Join us in our mission to break down barriers to communication and free the flow of conversation for people everywhere.

TextNow is searching for Commercial/Ad-Tech in-house counsel (remote) to join its Legal Team and to help drive sales, customer acquisition, and navigate and problem solve legal risks and requirements.  This is a new role that will work closely with our Product, Finance, Procurement, Sales, and Growth teams. We are looking for a candidate that is business minded, and has strong legal drafting experience and knowledge of U.S. and Canadian privacy laws, preferably in the ad-tech industry.

What You'll Do:
·       Review, negotiate and draft a diverse range of transactional/commercial agreements including sales agreements, external agreements, contractor agreements, services agreements, software license agreements, supplier/procurement agreements, and advertising services agreements
·       Work closely with product, sales, and growth teams to accelerate sales and customer acquisition
·       Monitor and keep abreast of legal developments and legislative changes that may impact business and company goals
·       Coordinate and assist with the development and revision of company policies to ensure corporate compliance with internal and external regulations, policies and legislation
·       Ability to build strong relationships quickly and interact with all levels of the business with ease.
·       Great judgment, attention to detail, interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated teaming ability to work well with, influence, and inform diverse groups, including peers and clients
·       Strong work ethic and the highest level of integrity and business ethics
·       Team attitude that no job is too big or too small
·       Proven ability to address complex problems and business needs while reasonably balancing legal risks
·       Provide legal support on ancillary legal matters related to corporate law, employment law, privacy, and other areas as such may arise
·       Member of a Canadian or U.S. bar, with a preference for candidates licensed within U.S. and Canada;
·       3-6 years of experience negotiating and drafting a broad variety of commercial contracts, including DPAs, procurement and sales contracts;
·      AdTech experience and knowledge of AdTech industry
·       Familiarity with online advertising roles and data privacy obligations associated with each (e.g. DSP, SSP, etc.);
·       Knowledge of, and experience providing guidance on privacy laws (U.S. and Canada), especially in the context of commercial transactions;
·       Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) are highly desirable;
·       This is a remote role, open to candidates within the U.S., and Canada, with a preference for candidates located in the Greater Toronto Area;
·       Ability to travel to office (located in Waterloo, Ontario) as may be required, and across North America from time to time;
·       Ability to multitask, complete projects and adjust to changing priorities.
More about TextNow...

Our Values:
·  People First (Make business decisions by putting people first!)
·  No Brilliant Jerks (We're cool with the brilliant part, with the jerk part? not so much)
·  Give a Damn! (We care about our work, our mission and our customers)
·  Challenge Accepted (Show up with a positive can-do attitude)

Benefits, Culture, & More:
·   Strong work life blend 
·   Flexible work arrangements (wfh, remote, or access to one of our office spaces)
·   Employee Stock Options 
·   Unlimited vacation 
·   Competitive pay and benefits
·   Parental leave
·   Benefits for both physical and mental well being (wellness credit and L&D credit)
·   We travel a few times a year for various team events, company wide off-sites, and more

Diversity and Inclusion:
At TextNow, our mission is built around inclusion and offering a service for EVERYONE, in an industry that traditionally only caters to the few who have the means to afford it. We believe that diversity of thought and inclusion of others promotes a greater feeling of belonging and higher levels of engagement. We know that if we work together, we can do amazing things, and that our differences are what make our product and company great. 

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