Assistant General Counsel Volusion
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Volusion is a one-stop shop for all things ecommerce. We?re also a pretty great place to work. Based in Austin, TX, we?re currently serving 40,000+ customers and have big plans for the future. Being an industry leader isn?t easy, but we know how to make it fun. Equipped with our flip flops, free snacks and Nerf guns, we?re leaving our competition in the dust. All we need now is you.
We?re seeking an Assistant General Counsel that will provide analysis and counsel on legal, policy, corporate and intellectual property issues. Ideal candidates will have worked with a large law-firm and as in-house counsel in the technology industry. This role will also be responsible for anticipating and guarding against legal risks facing the company and developing and recommending company policy and position on legal issues.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Partner with General Counsel to set the strategic direction of Volusion?s Legal Department; utilize in-house resources to address all legal and compliance matters.
Develop and recommend company policy and position on legal issues.
Provide analysis and counsel on legal, policy, corporate and intellectual property issues involving: proposed new products, protecting intellectual property, employment law, contract management, corporate governance, raising capital, compliance issues, merger and acquisitions, and strategic business planning.
Assist with the creation, monitoring, protection, and enforcement of Volusion?s Intellectual Property assets and rights.
Protect Volusion?s legal interest by ensuring that Volusion is operating in regulatory and legal compliance.
Advise appropriate leaders with respect to risk identification, mitigation, and management.
Manage, counsel, draft, and negotiate complex contracts.
Oversee and manage outside counsel engagements.
Report to General Counsel.
Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
Must be a member of the Texas State Bar in good standing
Preferred candidate will have experience working in a large law firm and as in-house counsel
Possess a solid knowledge of business principles and commercial law, customer and project agreements, and software and technology license agreements.
Experience with emerging technology, ecommerce, mobile commerce and social media would be a plus.
Have strong business acumen with the ability to understand Volusion?s near and long term objectives
Work proactively to establish and nurture close ties with others at all levels in the organization; work effectively with others to achieve the company?s business objectives.
Have exceptional communication and presentation abilities, both written and verbal, to effectively motivate, influence, negotiate, and persuasively communicate to all levels both internal and external to the organization.?
Must be an excellent listener, working to understand the needs of others in order to develop effective solutions.?
Must possess an acute attention to detail
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED