Corporate Counsel

Remote, United States

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Hearsay Systems, Inc.
Hearsay empowers distributed financial services teams to authentically and intelligently engage with customers through compliant social media, texting and local websites.
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Hearsay is looking for a smart, energetic, business-minded Corporate Counsel who is interested in a high-visibility legal role that will allow them to continuously grow their practice and business acumen through exposure to a variety of legal matters in support of and collaboration with the Director of Legal. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, then continue reading!
About Hearsay SystemsFounded in 2009, Hearsay Systems is reinventing the human-client experience in financial services. The Hearsay Client Engagement Platform empowers over 200,000 advisors and agents to authentically and intelligently grow business relationships by proactively guiding and capturing the last mile of digital communications. The world’s leading financial firms—including Allstate, New York Life, Morgan Stanley, and Charles Schwab—rely on Hearsay’s SaaS platform to scale their reach, optimize sales engagements, and deliver exceptional client service in a consistent and compliant manner. 
We are a tight-knit and dedicated team that passionately believes in our products, our people, and our culture. Our products help advisors and agents scale personalized customer engagements across social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram), websites, text, and voice.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Hearsay has a globally distributed team with members in San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Seattle, New York, Toronto, London, Budapest, and Manila and is backed by Sequoia Capital, NewView Capital, and Salesforce Ventures.
About the Role:

Customer Contracts:

  • Provide advice and guidance for a range of customer-facing agreements by drafting and reviewing customer-facing complex master agreements, order forms, statements of work and other related agreements and correspondence, anticipating legal concerns and providing creative problem solving in an agile and dynamic business environment; and,
  • Provide advice and guidance commercial terms and risks regarding new products, international matters and enterprise risk, which often requires thoughtful and creative legal guidance and effective communication.

Procurement:

  • Provide legal advice and guidance for procurement-related agreements
  • Draft and review agreements for third-party service providers
  • Discuss engagement or services with internal business stakeholders to understand business needs and potential risks
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders in Legal, Finance and the business to execute agreements and facilitate timely payment.
  • Create, update and maintain templates and playbooks for third-party engagements.
  • Identify and implement supplier management processes enhancements.

Enterprise Risk:

  • Provide legal advice and guidance on internal policies and procedures including information technology and information security.
  • Support and develop processes to support third-party due diligence.
  • Proactively provide advice and counsel to business on the impact and applicability of new and existing laws, statutes, regulations, rules, and other legal authority.

Data Privacy and Protection:

  • Provide legal advice and guidance to ensure compliance with: various data security and privacy laws such as GLBA, GDPR, CCPA & CPRA, data retention and data deletion policy, and; TCPA and other marketing and advertising matters.

Corporate Governance:

  • Maintain and file reports for domestic and international corporate registrations.
  • Draft UWCs and other entity management-related documentation. 

Legal Operations:

  • Contribute to the development of enhanced contract management workflows and potential technology solutions.

About you:

  • Juris doctorate or LLM, and active membership in at least one U.S. State bar preferred.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience, either at a law firm or in an in-house legal environment.
  • Subject matter expertise in SaaS operations, commercial contracting, procurement, corporate governance, equity management, privacy and TCPA compliance.
  • Organization, management and tracking of multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequent changing priorities and interruptions in a fast-paced, and frequently, asynchronous work environment with strong follow up.
  • Effectively and accurately communicates with customers, third parties, team members and other members of the organization.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills in reading, interpreting, analyzing and applying information from contracts or legal documentation and references.
  • Attention to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation.
  • Interpretation and application of policies, identifying risks and recommending changes as appropriate.
  • Guide others in handling stressful situations and provide a high level of customer service
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience with implementing a SaaS-based contract lifecycle management solution.
  • Technical familiarity with Salesforce CPQ, Docusign, Dropbox (or other similar file management software), Carta (or other equity management software), CT Corp (or other corporate entity management software), Excel and Word (specifically redlining and running comparisons).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion: At Hearsay we believe that diverse teams are the best teams. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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