General Counsel

Awesome Motive, Inc.
$0 - 0
Posted Jan 29
Part Time
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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Awesome Motive is a leading provider of software and training videos utilized by over 25 million websites to enhance their online presence, boost traffic, grow email subscribers, and increase revenue. We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled General Counsel to join our team on a part-time basis. With a strong emphasis on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation, and employment law, this role is integral to our company's continued growth and success.

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Attention to detail is one of our core values _! This is your chance to stand out :)

_ To love this role, here’s the type of person you are:

  • You take initiative and ownership to see things through to completion. If it needs doing, you do it without being asked
  • You can write and speak conversational English very well and are excellent at thoroughly explaining complicated things in a simple way
  • You take pride in the quality of your work rather than just doing it to get it done
  • You're a team player who is comfortable working alongside multiple types of stakeholders.
  • You are comfortable with receiving constructive feedback

Common responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

As our General Counsel, you will play a critical role in ensuring legal compliance and providing legal guidance to support our business operations. Your responsibilities will encompass, but are not limited to:

  • General Counsel Functions: Manage and oversee the company's legal functions, which may include engaging and supervising outside counsel when necessary
  • Contract Preparation and Review: Prepare new agreements required for acquisitions (Assets/Stock-Domestic/Foreign), review and amend existing contracts, including Terms of Service, Privacy Contracts, and employment agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Provide expert legal support for our mergers and acquisitions activities, including conducting due diligence and participating in contract negotiations
  • Trademark Management: Register and renew trademarks to safeguard our intellectual property rights
  • Intellectual Property: Supervise intellectual property-related matters, encompassing IP rights and addressing issues related to copycat websites through cease and desist orders
  • Litigation Support: Offer assistance in any litigation issues that may arise
  • Partnership Agreements: Prepare and review partnership agreements, addressing any law-related questions and ensuring legal compliance
  • Legal Compliance: Ensure the company's compliance with various legal areas, including employment law, contract law, and regulatory matters

Requirements

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school
  • Active bar membership in State or Jurisdiction
  • 10+ years of experience in corporate law, with a strong emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation, contract, and employment law
  • Demonstrated success in managing and overseeing complex legal matters
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team

Bonus points if you also have:

  • Experience with SaaS companies and technology law.
  • Experience with international law

Benefits

Working for a fast-growing bootstrapped company is a rare opportunity, one we consider a lifestyle choice rather than a job choice. Our positions are challenging, but also come with amazing advantages and fulfillment to those who earn them. Here’s what we offer.

  • Competitive Salary
  • We give you the opportunity to solve challenging and meaningful problems that make a difference
  • Ability to work with some of the best people in the business through frequent, if not daily, interactions
  • And in case you were wondering: no politics, no b.s., and no jerks

Location

This is a part-time remote position - our team is spread around the globe! Our home base is in Florida, USA, so company operating hours are 9am - 5pm ET (UTC -5). We are seeking someone who can commit 20 hours per week to handle any legal matters that arise or need attention.

Inclusion Statement

At Awesome Motive, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. Awesome Motive is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

How to apply?

If all of this sounds interesting, then please submit your application!

If you are a highly qualified General Counsel with a strong background in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation, and employment law, and you are looking for an exciting opportunity in a company that shapes the digital landscape for millions of websites, we invite you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience.

Also note, don't forget to proofread before submitting. Check spelling, capitalization, etc. This is your chance to make your application stand out :)

We won’t be able to respond to all applications individually, but if we feel you’re a strong match, someone will be in touch shortly.

Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you!