Legal Counsel

Practice Areas: Nonprofit Exp.: 4+ Years
Description:
Position:
Join a dynamic legal team working on a variety of legal issues across the entire organization. You handle topics such as data protection, marketing, intellectual property, privacy, and e-commerce that arise out of offering a digital platform. You'll collaborate with TechSoup teams to develop thoughtful strategies towards rolling out technology capacity-building programs worldwide while assessing and mitigating legal risk. You will report to our Associate (Deputy) General Counsel.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Legal Counsel will be responsible for
  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating legal agreements with TechSoup’s corporate partners, service providers, and TechSoup Global Network partners, as well as other general transactional documents.
  • Conducting legal research in connection with various programs and ensuring our programs comply with legal developments in existing markets.
  • Improving our standard form for agreements and legal workflows.
  • Helping build and maintain a cross-functional privacy program
  • Refining and implementing policies, including but not limited to data retention, export compliance.
  • Conducting other legal research as needed.

Qualifications:
Please note that this position may only be filled by an attorney currently licensed to practice law in a state, territory, or possession of the U.S.
  • In addition, the candidate must have the following qualities:
  • Minimum two to four years of experience at a law firm, nonprofit organization, or in-house in a position that included contract review and legal analysis
  • Strong track record of working with a wide range of commercial agreements.
  • Willingness to dig into the details of projects and work well as part of a team.
  • Self-driven with the ability to deliver results with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various types of clients.
  • Ability to work under pressure, effectively prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Respectful of differences in other cultures, languages, and contexts
  • Interest in international issues and NGOs
  • Any foreign language skills are a plus

Candidates who have related experience not falling into these categories are welcome to apply, explaining in their cover letter why the experience is valuable background for this position.

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