In-House Counsel - Payments

PodiumUtah, GeorgiaFull TimeRemote


Podium is a suite of messaging tools for local business. Using our platform, businesses of all sizes can connect with customers via text to do things like request payments, collect reviews, and sell products, in a modern, convenient way. Our work streamlining this process for local businesses has awarded us recognition on top industry lists, such as Forbes' Next Billion Dollar Startups, Forbes' Cloud 100, the Inc. 5000 (#13), and Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies. For more about our product, watch this video. Podium has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture and was recently named one of Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces for 2021 (4 years in a row). We look for people who are curious, creative and work to be a little better every day. In our work together we embody our values: Be a founder, Murder drama, and Enjoy the ride.

What you will be doing:

  • Work closely with Podium's Payments/Financial Services-related teams in product roadmap and development, compliance, fraud and risk management, and other legal aspects related to Podium's financial services offerings
  • Support cross-functional teams to shape and improve Podium's contracting policies and processes, compliance, and training to enable both legal and business functions to scale effectively
  • Advise stakeholders regarding relevant issues and risks related to our products/services and roadmap, and ensure our terms, documentation, and agreements reflect our internal corporate policies and processes
  • Support business teams in structuring transactions, and drafting and negotiating agreements with customers, partners, and vendors, including all forms of product, services, procurement, and technology agreements
  • Support general legal initiatives, working closely with other members of the Legal team, Security/Privacy teams, and others on critical company projects

What you should have:

  • Undergraduate and Juris Doctor from highly regarded schools and member of a state bar
  • 2-4 years combined legal experience in a software company, financial/payments services-related technology company, and/or in a law firm counseling rapid-growth technology companies
  • Strong transactional experience negotiating customer and vendor agreements
  • Strong compliance experience, particularly in the financial/payments services-related industry
  • Experience creating and scaling processes, policies, and systems to help streamline, simplify, and automate for a rapidly growing company
  • Sound and practical legal and business judgment with the ability to assess risks and communicate those risks to business partners clearly
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills with a highly responsive and service-oriented attitude
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • A solution-oriented mindset - the ability and willingness to know what's important and to collaborate to get it done.

What we hope you have:

  • Experience using Salesforce and contract management software (like Ironclad)
  • Experience in supporting product, sales, departments as an internal client

BENEFITS

  • Transparent culture
  • Work in this building in Lehi, UT (Open to remote)
  • Great opportunities for career growth
  • A stellar onsite gym with local professional coaches, morning and night classes offered
  • Weekly free lunch and smoothies
  • Swag

Podium is an equal opportunity employer. Podium provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, marital status or veteran status.

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