Squarespace

Counsel, Product

1 week agoRemote

Squarespace is looking for an experienced product counsel to join our Legal team. As a key part of our team, you will have the opportunity to work with stakeholders from all company departments (including Product, Product Design, Engineering, Creative, Customer Operations and Finance) and advise on a range of legal and business issues.

The role can be based in NYC or remotely in an approved location (see application question below for approved locations). This role reports into our Assistant General Counsel based in Ireland.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide legal and regulatory advice to our Product and Product Design teams from the initial stages of product development to launch
  • Manage the legal and regulatory elements of the design, build and execution of our products
  • Provide advice on legal issues to all levels of business teams, up to and including senior executives
  • Provide creative, flexible and proactive advice on a broad range of compliance areas for multiple jurisdictions, such as consumer protection and privacy
  • Multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meet short deadlines
  • Identify and evaluate business and legal risks, and find practical solutions to mitigate those risks
  • Help build, administer and improve an effective product counsel process
  • Provide support on a variety of other legal topics depending on your background and interest
  • Work flexibly and creatively to own ad-hoc projects
  • Collaborate with, and periodically travel to, our other offices

QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Previous in-house experience is a plus
  • A passion for technology, especially online commerce
  • Self-starter with great judgment and the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility and creativity in solving problems and dealing with ambiguity
  • Strong interest in learning new areas of law and business
  • Admitted to and in good standing with at least one state bar

Benefits& Perks
  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible vacation& paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefits
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 7 Employee Resource Groups across locations
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

About Squarespace

Squarespace is a leading all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform that enables millions to build a brand and transact with their customers in an impactful and beautiful online presence. Our suite of products enables anyone at any stage of their journey to manage their projects and businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, and scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold and hospitality business management via Tock. Squarespace democratizes access to best-in-class design, helping our customers in approximately 200 countries and territories maintain consistent branding across all digital touchpoints to stand out online. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, Oregon, Los Angeles, California and Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com .

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Job ID: Squarespace-3672300