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General Counsel

Spotter
$200,000- $500,000/ year
Posted May 23
Full Time
HybridCulver City, California

Overview

Spotter, named one of TIME100's Most Influential Companies this year, empowers top YouTube creators to accelerate their business and unleash their full creative potential by giving them access to the capital, knowledge, and community they need to succeed at scale. As the top provider of creator-friendly growth capital, Spotter tailors our investments to meet the unique needs of each creator we partner with, giving them the freedom to create without compromise.

Creators are free to reinvest their funds however they choose, from hiring a team, to building their own production studios, and everything in between, all while maintaining total control over their catalogs, their channels, and their future earnings. In addition to funding, Spotter provides creators with in-depth data insights into the performance of their existing content, enabling them to leverage the full value of their library, as well as the value of future uploads and how they can improve performance in the future.

Featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Variety, Axios, and more, Spotter has already deployed over $850 million to YouTube creators to reinvest in themselves and accelerate their growth. Spotter has licensed content that consists of over 725,000 videos , which generate 88 billion monthly watch-time minutes. With our curated premium video catalog, we deliver a unique scaled media solution to Advertisers and Ad Agencies that is transparent, efficient, and 100% brand safe.

What You’ll Do

As the General Counsel at Spotter, you’ll be stepping into an exciting role that combines legal acumen and entrepreneurial spirit. This is an opportunity to do something truly groundbreaking. You’ll be instrumental in shaping our legal strategy, ensuring that we not only comply with regulations, but also pioneer new approaches that set us apart from the competition.

You will be an integral part of our leadership team, providing strategic legal guidance and oversight to support our growth and success. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape the legal landscape of a dynamic and innovative company at the forefront of the Creator Economy. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in corporate law, experience in the tech industry, and a proven track record of success in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

 

  • Work cross functionally with business teams across the company to analyze legal risks, devise creative solutions and develop strong, trusted advisor relationships.
  • Proactively identify emerging legal and regulatory risks for the business team.
  • Support the creation and expansion of contract templates and terms of use to reflect new and existing products and services.
  • Review packaging, warranties, user interfaces, end-user license agreements, and other terms and conditions of service
  • Remain up-to-date on relevant product and AI space to ensure an ongoing ability to provide sound marketing compliance advice.
  • Perform needed legal research to support company compliance and the delivery of advice on pertinent legal matters.
  • Contract review and negotiation; drafting and editing various business agreements including contracts related to creators, vendors, suppliers, distributors, ad sales partners, events, photo/video/talent, marketing service providers, and other contracts related to other company initiatives and events.
  • Negotiate corporate transactions (M&A) in close cooperation with the company's in-house finance team
  • Manage corporate governance matters
  • Ensure compliance with securities laws and regulations (1933 Act, 1934 Act, Reg. D Offerings, Rule 701 and BlueSky Compliance for a large, privately-held corporation)
  • Manage stock financings, private resales of restricted securities, and related stockholder relations matters
  • Coordinate private company tender offer transactions
  • Administer multiple equity incentive plans with stock options, RSUs, and restricted stock awards
  • Develop trusted relationships with all internal teams and create and/or improve internal processes to help both the legal function as well as the business generally streamline, simplify and efficiently execute high level agreements.

Who You Are

 

  • JD from an ABA-accredited law school
  • 7+ years of corporate law experience
  • Active bar membership with ability to register as in-house counsel in California

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • In-house counsel experience
  • Experience working for a top-tier law firm
  • Experience representing mature private companies
  • Experience with securities law compliance
  • Experience with complex corporate structures and transactions

Why Spotter

 

  • Medical and vision insurance covered up to 100%
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Stock options
  • Complimentary gym access
  • Autonomy and upward mobility
  • Diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture, where your voice matters

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles that will be performed in Culver City. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. A reasonable estimate of the current pay range is: $200K-$500K salary per year. The range listed is just one component of Spotter’s total compensation package for employees.

_Spotter is an equal opportunity employer. Spotter does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, use of or request for family or medical leave, political affiliation, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

_ Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodations as part of the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

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