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Associate Counsel

Published
February 12, 2021
Location
2035 NW Front Street, Suite 300, Portland, Oregon
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Description

This position supports sister companies, Adpearance and Foureyes.

Adpearance is a digital marketing company focused on generating quality leads to transform business outcomes. (See more at adperance.com.) Founded in 2009, Adpearance has a proven history of delivering exceptional results through digital advertising, marketing services, websites, and technology.

Foureyes is a category-creating software company that uses a unique dataset to help businesses track, protect, engage, and sell better. (See more at foureyes.io.) Already rapidly-growing, Foureyes is continuing to dominate as evidenced by exponential growth and winning awards from the 2020 Company of the Year from Technology Association of Oregon to Most Innovative Solution of 2020 from DrivingSales.

Both companies are currently the same size and share some resources, including this role!

The Role

We are hiring an Associate Counsel to join our expanding teams at Foureyes and Adpearance. The successful candidate will be an engaged and resourceful self-starter, who thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and is excellent at building strong relationships and processes.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the contract review process for a variety of commercial contracts, including NDAs, partnership agreements, MSAs, statements of work, and data processing addendums.
  • Maintain Company’s contract management system and implementation and enforcement of contract policies.
  • Participate in and eventually may lead customer/partner negotiation conversations.
  • Provide guidance to cross-functional teams on commonly requested edits, non-standard terms, and general contractual questions.
  • Review requests to modify contracts while working with internal business partners to negotiate terms and obtain approvals for modifications as required.
  • Draft and revise contract wording while assessing risk and providing recommendations to protect Company’s interests.
  • Work closely with external advisors, including legal counsel and insurance brokers, on a variety of matters.
  • Support the business on legal review for Request for Proposal (RFPs), security questionnaires, and a variety of other customer-driven requests.
  • Apply original, innovative thinking and continuous improvement to processes, products, systems, and services and manage change to better service customer needs.

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to work cross-functionally within our organization to accomplish large and small scale initiatives, specifically owning the legal and compliance elements.
  • Understanding of corporate contracts and the ability to negotiate on the company’s behalf either directly or through advising the Executive team.
  • Project management skills and great attention to process are necessary.
  • Attention to detail. You spot the error or data discrepancy that most people miss.
  • Ability to work across multiple teams to keep projects on schedule.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and, at times, stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Ability to apply functional knowledge and existing methodologies to solve complex problems or execute specialized projects.

Education and Experience

  • JD Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Member of the Oregon State Bar, or other state’s bar
  • At least three years of corporate law, contracts, or other comparable experience.
  • Experience in a SaaS company or negotiating complex technology transactions.

Why Foureyes & Adpearance?

  • A team culture that prioritizes people over politics and forward-progress over egos
  • A creative, fast-paced, high growth environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits, 401k matching, and commuter/cell phone benefits
  • Generous PTO days - in addition to paid holidays
  • Career growth and learning opportunities to add new skills to your resume
  • A commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace

Equal Opportunity

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are dedicated to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace, which includes unbiased recruiting, hiring, and employment practices. Applicants and employees are treated with respect, and provided opportunities – free of discrimination of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital or parenting status.

Sponsorship

We are not currently sponsoring work visas for this role. Authorization to work in the U.S. is required to be considered.

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