General Counsel Job Description

Skills, Responsibilities and Job Description Template for General Counsel

Job Description

We are looking for a collaborative, energetic General Counsel with experience supporting sourcing/procurement, inbound business development/joint development, engineering, and complex technology transactions to our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing a broad range of corporate legal matters of the company, will partner with business and legal colleagues to achieve business objectives, and will provide strategic and timely legal advice to our senior management.

This role is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for technology, excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment.


  • Advise product, business development, sales, marketing, engineering, IT, Delight (customer service), and other teams on a full range of issues related to commercial contracting, sales, intellectual property and commercialization, including compliance with US and international laws and platform partners’ terms of service
  • Be the central point of contact for any new and updated agreements
  • Train, mentor, and manage the other amazing and highly effective members of the contracts team
  • Structure, draft and negotiate a broad range of agreement
  • Set internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
  • Exhibit deep knowledge of the Company’s business and the relevant legal issues

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5 + years of professional experience; in-house experience is a plus
  • J.D. with membership in at least one state bar
  • Extensive contract drafting skills (domestic and international)
  • Sound business judgment and ability to assess and tolerate legal risk
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work in an extremely fast-paced and complex environment
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to coordinate effectively and gain trust and confidence with personnel at many different levels

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