Program Director, Legal (Remote)


Full Time Executive-level / Director
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TL;DR: We're looking for a law professional with a passion for community-building to bring a new On Deck Legal Fellowship to life and grow it into a sustaining business unit.
You can view our Program Director (PD) landing page for more about what it's like to be a PD.
Additional details below!
About On DeckOn Deck is a global community where ambitious, talented people start and scale companies and invest in their careers, among a cohort of their peers.
Read our Wall of Love and our Alumni Case Studies to get a sense of why people love being part of this community.
Role OverviewOn Deck Program Directors (“PDs”) are the face of individual fellowship programs within On Deck. An On Deck PD spearheads and iterates the end-to-end product experience across areas such as curriculum and program design, applications, Fellow experience, and program execution.
You'll launch a new vertical called On Deck Legal which will help law professionals in tech level up in their careers.
The ideal candidate for this role has strong legal expertise, is equal parts visionary and executor, and can foster an engaging community.

What you will do:

  • Develop and implement vision for program that is designed to help fellows achieve strong career outcomes.
  • Set and own ambitious growth targets while maintaining a high bar for fellow quality, intimate program experience, and fellow satisfaction
  • Manage stakeholders to source, recruit, and serve fellows over lifetime of program.
  • Track program performance and iterate to surpass program goals.
  • Build an engaged and psychologically safe community where each Fellow's journey is supported.
  • Manage program team and support development of direct and indirect reports
  • Ultimately, ensure Fellows have a mind-blowing experience and build lasting connections, unlike any other community they've ever been part of before.

Who you are:

  • Legal expertise in tech and startups. 5+ years of experience in law and track record of community building or education.
  • Customer-centric focus with experience in customer-facing roles such as community building, sales, training, and customer success.
  • Management experience in environments that are fast-paced and require a willingness to build from 0-1.
  • Vision and creativity to take something from 1-x.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, charisma, and enjoys building new relationships.

Why you might be excited about On Deck:

  • We’re tackling a big problem with even bigger potential. Participants in our existing Fellowships say great things about us.
  • You’ll be able to work remotely and (mostly) set your own schedule. On Deck was a remote-first team even before COVID, so we know what makes for a great remote environment.
  • We're backed by a who’s who of the biggest names in the venture investing world, including Village Global, Keith Rabois, Balaji Srinivasan, Bloomberg Beta, and so many more. (Read more about our Series A in this memo)
CompensationThis role comes with a competitive salary, stock options, unlimited PTO, and employee benefits, including generous healthcare.
LocationOur team works remotely, and we are excited about candidates globally.  Please note that our team works on GMT-7 PST-friendly hours, so your location will affect your work hours, which may be difficult from Europe or Asia. Start DateYou would start as soon as possible.
Equal Opportunity EmployerOn Deck is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We strongly encourage applications who are members of underrepresented communities to apply.
On Deck is a fully distributed team and everyone works remotely. As such, we are unable to assist with visa or work authorization support. By applying you are representing that you are legally authorized to work in your country of residence. If you are hired, you will be required to provide documentation of your identity and eligibility for employment in your country of residence during the hiring process.
If you were to join On Deck, we'd want you to love it. We also know that it can be hard to tell from the outside looking in whether that would be the case for you. So, we challenged ourselves to develop an honest set of reasons someone wouldn't want to join our company. We hope it helps you make an informed decision about whether On Deck is a place you'd love to work. In summary, On Deck may not be the place for you if:
• Another company's mission gets you way more fired up.• You want a 9-5 job.• You do your best work in highly-structured, steady-paced, and meticulously-planned environments.• You like finding and poking holes more than you like filling them.• You see differences as divisions • You believe that something has to be exclusive for it to be cool You can read the details of why On Deck may not be the company for you on our Non-Values page.
Job region(s): Worldwide/Anywhere
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