Associate Commercial Counsel

eventbrite

THE CHALLENGE
In the last decade, Eventbrite has grown from a small US company to a complex NYSE-listed global business, providing services in nearly 180 countries and multiple offices worldwide. In this second year of our long-term strategy, we are building momentum and reaching higher. The legal team is partnering closely with our partners across the company as they make investments in our platform and infrastructure and pursue revenue opportunities. We’re looking for a talented and collaborative Associate Commercial Counsel to manage a diverse set of stakeholders and deal structures in our vendor, customer, and partner contracts. 

THE TEAM
We are a small (but growing!) legal team with a collegial atmosphere and a commitment to learning and development. The members of the Eventbrite Legal team are trusted partners to the entire company, providing practical business-oriented guidance that protects our company as it grows and evolves. As a member of the Legal team, you’ll have the opportunity to actively contribute to that growth while tackling a wide variety of legal issues. Your job will matter, and you will never be bored.

THE ROLE
Eventbrite is seeking a highly motivated team player with a passion for technology commercial contracts to serve as Associate Commercial Counsel. Days are fast-paced and action-packed, and the ideal candidate will be eager to roll up their sleeves and problem-solve on matters of all kinds, but focusing primarily on structuring, drafting and negotiating contracts and legal terms. The position is highly cross-functional, partnering closely with business units across the company, including IT, engineering, human resources, finance, sales, marketing, strategy, policy, and more.

 

YOU WILL

 

  • Draft, review and negotiate complex vendor, customer, and partner agreements
  • Provide legal counsel regarding contractual rights and contract issues
  • Provide practical legal support across the company for new initiatives, including drafting of terms and conditions and analysis of legal risks and requirements
  • Manage Eventbrite’s trademark and patent portfolio
  • Manage Eventbrite’s international entity compliance program
  • Assist in developing, implementing and continually improving processes and procedures to increase scalability and efficiency of the Legal department    
  • Coordinate and manage internal projects, trainings, processes, and drive cross-functional efforts to successful completion
  • Remain up-to-date on relevant commercial, regulatory and industry developments to ensure an ongoing ability to provide excellent legal advice
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    THE SKILLSET

     

  • J.D. degree and membership in at least one state bar
  • 2-3 years of combined legal experience at a global law firm and/or in-house legal department at a technology company
  • A confident, effective, and positive negotiator who can lead the process, focus on important issues, and efficiently bring deals to a favorable close
  • Intellectual flexibility and business-oriented attitude
  • Creative and practical legal counselor who can communicate information accurately and completely, while being concise and digestible for non-lawyers
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
  • Thoughtful and persuasive interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain strong working relationships
  • Demonstrates ownership, problem-solving, and initiative
  • Collaborative team player combined with ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment
  • Very important to enjoy being part of a team and to enjoy practicing law
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    BONUS POINTS

     

  • Understanding of transactions involving recoupable payments and secured transactions
  • Understanding of insurance: event cancellation, general liability, cyber liability, E&O
  • Basic understanding of regulation and policy related to product development, market expansion, and content moderation 
  • International experience
  • Active Eventbrite user with a passion for live events
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    WHAT WE OFFER
    At Eventbrite, we strive to support our Britelings and their loved ones through different stages of life with robust and attractive benefits, financial and physical wellness options, and great perks. In addition to offering a competitive salary and company stock, we have other great benefits available. In the Briteland, you’ll find great medical plans, fertility and adoption benefits, wellness reimbursement, generous parental leave, and much more. 
    We care about your mental health and wellbeing.
    Our employees enjoy free coaching sessions with Modern Health. We also offer free therapy sessions with a psychologist. You’ll also have access to private medical insurance for you and your family, that includes dental care. And our wellness program to pay for your gym expenses. 
    We work hard to cultivate a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where Britelings feel like they belong. 
    Employees can participate in resource groups and we offer programming throughout the year to support a diverse and inclusive workplace.  
    We offer ongoing training and career development that meets people where they are in their careers. 
    We offer unlimited access to courses in Udemy, leadership coaching for all managers, Briteling led talks, and weekly company-wide town halls with our CEO. We take culture seriously and design programs with employee feedback in mind to make Eventbrite a great place to work no matter where you work from in the world. 
    Work-life balance & flexibility is extremely important to us.
    Our employees can choose what works best for them: work in one of our offices, be fully remote or the best of both worlds! We believe in a flexible working environment to allow Britelings to perform at their best ensuring a healthy work-life balance. We have recently implemented Britebreak Fridays: all Britelings turn off their computers and take the first Friday of every month off to focus on their wellbeing. 
    ABOUT EVENTBRITE
    Eventbrite is a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform that serves a community of hundreds of thousands of event creators in nearly 180 countries. Since inception, Eventbrite has been at the center of the experience economy, transforming the way people organize and attend events. The company was founded by Julia Hartz, Kevin Hartz and Renaud Visage, with a vision to build a self-service platform that would make it possible for anyone to create and sell tickets to live experiences. The Eventbrite platform provides an intuitive, secure, and reliable service that enables creators to plan and execute their live and online events, whether it’s an annual culinary festival attracting thousands of foodies, a professional webinar, a weekly yoga workshop or a youth dance class. With over 290 million tickets distributed for over 5 million total events in 2021, Eventbrite is where people all over the world discover new things to do or new ways to do more of what they love. Learn more at www.eventbrite.com.
    IS THIS ROLE NOT AN EXACT FIT?
    Eventbrite is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.  We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, political affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
    Eventbrite believes that vaccines are one of the most powerful tools to fight COVID-19 and save lives. It aligns to our mission to bring the world back together through live experiences. Proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all US applicants and employees to enter any Eventbrite office and/or interact in a physical setting with Eventbrite employees. Eventbrite will consider exceptions to this policy for medical or religious reasons on an individualized basis. 
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