Senior Legal Counsel

  • Anywhere

Material Bank is a fast-paced, high-growth technology company and created the world’s largest material marketplace for the Architecture and Design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to start and manage a design project. Learn more about us at www.materialbank.com or see below.

Material Bank is seeking a Sr. Legal Counsel to be a key member of our Legal team, reporting to the VP of Legal, with significant exposure across the company. The Sr. Legal Counsel will work directly with business partners to provide daily company-wide legal support. In this role you will draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts and will support key executives and other business partners across the business in legal compliance, intellectual property, data privacy and security, dispute resolution, international business and new product and service development.

This is a fast-paced, multi-faceted role within a dynamic environment, that requires candidates to have strong communication and people skills as well as a willingness to roll up your sleeves.

Ideally, we are looking for someone to be based in the Boston or New York area.

What you’ll do:

Draft, negotiate and review a wide variety of customer, vendor, strategic partner, marketing and technology agreements.
Develop form agreements and contract playbook to help reduce “friction” in the contracting process.
Collaborate with the Legal Operations Manager and others to continuously improve internal contracting processes.
Advise on international issues related to foreign subsidiaries and consulting with outside counsel as needed.
Provide advice to internal clients on a range of legal and risk management areas, including corporate, intellectual property, data privacy and security, dispute resolution, employment and other legal areas as they arise.
Assist with acquisitions, financings and other major corporate transactions.

What you’ll bring:

Juris Doctorate (JD) from a law school approved by the American Bar Association or proper state authorities.
Admitted to practice in New York, Massachusetts, California or Florida.
5+ years’ experience in a corporate legal department, law firm or similar legal environment (with strong preference for both law firm and in-house experience).
You’re an active listener with brilliant written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to translate nuanced concepts into concise and practical guidance.
You have a demonstrated ability to independently manage a diverse and complex workload while maintaining priorities and actively anticipating issues.
You have excellent judgment and discretion in maintaining confidentiality and in communications with employees and third parties.
You recognize that Legal is a service department for our business partners.
You have a team-first attitude and willingness to step in wherever needed, while demonstrating maturity and professionalism.

Nice to have:

Minimum of 3 years’ experience advising clients and teams on legal issues related to commercial contracts.
General corporate and transactions experience at a law firm.
Experience advising on data privacy regulations and consumer protection laws.
Experience developing compliance programs and advising accordingly.
Experience advising on employment matters.
Genuine interest in architecture and design.

What you’ll get from us:

Our people: If you thrive in an inclusive, innovative, and fast-paced organization, look no further! You will get to work alongside some of the brightest minds – Join a genuinely fun and supportive workplace where we keep our employees consistently engaged through internal communication and corporate events

Relaxation and Celebrations: Generous PTO, Sick Days, Paid National Holidays, and even more (ask us about this when we connect).

Health Benefits: We contribute to your medical, dental, vision and short-term/long-term disability plans and have a strong employee assistance program.

Plan for your Retirement: 401(k) eligible after your first 90 day’s employed!

Giving Back: We sponsor multiple events throughout the year to help out our communities. You will receive time off to give back as well.

Growth: We’ll help you take your career to the next level. We want you to be creative and take initiative which will allow you to grow and create within the company. Most importantly, be the best at what matters!

Flexible Work Schedules: With business units and employees across the globe, Material Technologies has embraced a hybrid  working model allowing department leaders to decide on the best approach for their respective teams, whether that be remote, in person, or a little of both.

About Material Bank

Material Bank is the world’s largest material marketplace for the architecture and design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to search and sample materials. Material Bank connects design professionals to hundreds of manufacturers through facilitating brand discovery, rep engagement, and material sampling.

Material Bank has transformed the way an entire industry discovers and samples materials. By removing the friction that exists in the process, we drive business between architects and designers (members) and our Brand Partners (clients).

Our powerful material database and proprietary robotic distribution facility allow members to order samples until midnight (ET) to be delivered free of charge anywhere in the US, in one box, by 10:30 AM the next morning.

Connect with us and discover your career at Material Bank.

Material Bank is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran or disability status or other status protected under any applicable federal, state or local law.

Originally posted on Himalayas

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