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Legal Operations Manager

Posted May 22
Full Time
Los Angeles, California

This is a Hybrid role based out of our Los Angeles office. In-office presence required on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

What’s so interesting about this role?

Grindr (NYSE: GRND) is looking for an outstanding Legal Operations Manager to become the 9th member of our growing Legal + Privacy team. This is a new role responsible for establishing the legal ops function at a rapidly expanding technology company serving the LGBTQ+ community in almost every country in the world. We’re an ambitious, curious, mission-driven team managing a diverse array of legal matters, including commercial agreements, litigation, regulatory matters, corporate governance, securities, HR, privacy, intellectual property, and more.

What’s the job?

  • Build and run the legal operations function.
  • Implement and manage use of a contract lifecycle management platform, ensuring efficient and organized contract processes.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive litigation and investigations support capability in alignment with the company's legal objectives and goals.
    • Oversee the collection, preservation, and organization of electronically stored information (ESI) and other relevant data in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for and implement improvements in legal procedures and systems, including through best-in-class legal technology solutions to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Lead and ensure the success of various projects within the Legal Department.
  • Partner with a wide range of internal clients to achieve and maintain operational excellence.
  • Effectively manage relationships with external vendors and handle legal department data responsibly.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning by supporting the Legal Department’s learning and development around new tools and processes.

What We'll Love About You

  • Proven Track Record: 5-10 years experience successfully building and managing a legal ops function in a fast-paced, technology-driven environment, with broad exposure to a wide array of legal matters.
  • Technology Skills: Demonstrated expertise in implementing and managing legal tech solutions, including eDiscovery and contract lifecycle management platforms.
  • Analytical and Proactive Orientation: Strong ability to analyze and proactively improve processes.
  • Excellent communication skills for effective cross-departmental collaboration.

We’ll really swoon if you have

  • You have experience: building a company’s legal operations function, working in the legal function at a public company, and working in the legal function at an Internet platform company.
  • You have a J.D.

What You'll Love About Us

  • Mission and Impact: Grindr is building the global gayborhood in your pocket. Your role will impact the lives of millions of LGBTQ+ people around the world. Through our success, we are making a world where the lives of our community are free, equal, and just.
  • Family Insurance: Insurance premium coverage for health, dental, and vision for you and partial coverage for your dependents.
  • Retirement Savings: Generous 401K plan with 6% match and immediate vest in the U.S.
  • Compensation: Industry-competitive compensation and eligibility for company bonus and equity programs.
  • Queer-Inclusive Benefits: Industry-leading gender-affirming offerings with up to 90% cost coverage, access to Included Health, monthly stipends for HRT, and more.
  • Additional Benefits: Flexible vacation policy, monthly stipends for cell phone, internet, wellness, food, and commuting, breakfast/lunch provided onsite, and yearly travel & leisure stipend.

About Grindr

Grindr is building the global gayborhood in your pocket. With more than 13.5 million monthly active users, Grindr has become a fundamental part of the LGBTQ+ community and is charting a path to make the world more free, equal, and just. Since 2015, Grindr for Equality has advanced safety, health, and human rights for millions of Grindr users and the global LGBTQ+ community in partnership with more than 100 community organizations in every region of the world.

Our next evolution is underway as a public company that continues to grow and build meaningful experiences for our users. From social issues to product innovations, we're setting audacious goals for our community and the business, and leveraging the latest tech stacks and a culture of engineering excellence to make it happen. At the heart of our work in this new chapter is a shared set of operating principles centered around cultivating curiosity, thinking big, setting and expediting our ambitious goals, and growing through iteration; all while keeping our users #1.

Grindr is headquartered in West Hollywood, California, with offices in the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C. With a track record of strong financial performance and plans for continued headcount growth, we’re building a team of talented, passionate, and open-minded people who want to disrupt the dating app space, innovate products, and advance LGBTQ+ culture. Come be a part of this exciting journey with us.

_Grindr is an equal-opportunity employer

_ To learn more about how we handle the personal data of applicants, visit our Employee and Candidate Privacy Policy _.

_ _Grindr is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, location, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role will also be eligible for equity, benefits, and a company bonus program.

_ Base Pay Range

$101,575—$124,525 USD