Product & Privacy Counsel

Hopin

  • Full Time

At Hopin, we’re reimagining events. Our mission is simple: we exist to make the world feel closer. 

Founded in 2019, Hopin brings brands and communities together around highly interactive and engaging experiences. We believe that people should have access to the conversations, moments and ideas they care most about, no matter where they are.  Through our highly scalable platform, participants are able to learn, engage, and connect from anywhere in the world. 

Hopin started as a virtual events solution but we have since meaningfully expanded our offering from virtual events to hybrid and in-person events, as well as video and workplace collaboration products. This growth has been fueled by a series of strategic acquisitions, including: Boomset – an all-in-one event management platform; Attendify – advancing Event Marketing products; StreamYard – unveiling a video production Studio; video hosting service Streamable and video technology company Jamm.

Listed as one of the 2021 Fast Company Best Workplaces for Innovators, Hopin has scaled to 800+ employees working remotely across 47 countries. Valued at $7.75B, Hopin raised a $450M Series D round of financing and is backed by top tier investors, including Arena Holdings, Altimeter Capital, Adam Street Partners, Untitled Investments, XN Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ Growth, General Catalyst, GIC, IVP, Northzone, Salesforce Ventures, Slack, Temasek and Tiger Global.

Your responsibilities:

This is an exciting high impact opportunity to counsel and guide Hopin. You can expect interesting and challenging assignments and a collegial work environment. As one of the first members of our legal team, you will help Hopin meet its ambitious product, privacy and business goals, while also playing a key role in developing and scaling the privacy legal function. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly adaptable and collaborative team player with strong technology transactional experience, detailed knowledge and practice in privacy and solid experience product counseling. We are looking for a self-starting problem-solver who can roll up their sleeves when necessary to get the job done. Priorities and responsibilities for the role may shift given the fluidness of the business and how quickly we are growing. We need team players that want to do something special and help shape the direction of the legal team. 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the first point of contact for legal issues throughout the product development lifecycle with an emphasis on privacy and security matters.
  • Provide practical day to day and strategic advice to the engineering, security, IT, product, design, and/or platform teams.
  • Regularly meet with internal teams (e.g. product) to understand strategies, roadmap, and initiatives, and advise on new features, activities, markets, etc., to ensure alignment.
  • Understand and stay up to date on U.S. and international laws and regulations related to Hopin’s products and services (i.e. GDPR, CPRA, FERPA, COPPA, HIPAA, etc).
  • Develop, improve, and maintain security-related corporate policies and processes, and training programs.
  • Contribute to cross-functional teams as a trusted advisor, creative problem-solver, and strategic thinker.
  • Address a variety of issues of first impression and other special projects as needed

What you bring:

  • JD degree and a member in good standing of the local bar association.
  • 5+ years combined full-time experience; in-house experience at a SaaS technology company strongly preferred.
  • Experience in cross functional product, security and/or privacy counseling.
  • Experience negotiating information security requirements and Data Processing Agreement.
  • Nice-to-have: Experience supporting marketing teams, channel partnerships, and app platforms.
  • Ability to work on a broad range of legal matters and complete several simultaneous projects on a deadline in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated team player who can identify and resolve legal and business issues efficiently, drive projects, and earn the confidence of partners across the business.
  • Pragmatic strategist who can identify and resolve legal issues in the context of the company’s commercial goals and risk threshold.
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a good sense of humor.

The Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Fully remote, global team
  • Flexible schedules
  • Laptop assigned, Mac or Dell (Windows)
  • Health Insurance Support
  • Parental Leave
  • Monthly Wi-Fi stipend
  • $800 USD for Home-Office set up
  • $1500 USD for Learning & Development

At Hopin, we're committed to cultivating an environment that promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are a global community and we believe our unique qualities must be celebrated as they are critical to our innovation. It's essential to us that you bring your authentic self to work every single day, no matter your age, ethnicity, religion, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, neurodiversity, or otherwise. Inclusion isn't just an initiative at Hopin. We strive to embed it not just into our core values but throughout our entire ecosystem.

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