Corporate Counsel, Legal (@Hybrid, Bellevue)


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From the very beginning, OfferUp has believed that the right people united by the right mission can redefine the possible.

OfferUp is dedicated to changing the way people buy and sell in their communities. As the largest mobile marketplace for local buyers and sellers in the U.S., the company offers iOS and Android apps that make selling an item as easy as snapping a picture from your mobile device. Founded in April 2011, OfferUp is reinventing local commerce by helping consumers uncover value through simplicity and trust. In 2020, OfferUp combined with letgo to reach more than 20M monthly users.

OfferUp At a Glance

  • 100M+ Downloads
  • 20M+ monthly users
  • Top 5 Shopping app in App Store and Google Play Store for three years
  • 15%+ of adults in several markets use OfferUp every month (LA, Miami, Phoenix, Seattle, Las Vegas, Riverside, Orlando)
  • OfferUp works directly with nearly 2,000 US law enforcement agencies to build trust in local communities

OfferUp is seeking a junior lawyer to serve as Corporate Counsel to support OfferUp’s fast-growing marketplace business and Legal Department. This role will report to an Associate General Counsel and work collaboratively with the other attorneys in the Legal Department, including directly with the General Counsel. The OfferUp Legal Department is a tight knit, client-focused group of four attorneys with a strong emphasis on providing exceptional legal advice and advancing the Company’s business goals. This growing team values collaboration and high-quality work product and is dedicated to its members’ professional development.  

This role is designated @Hybrid and is required to be in the Bellevue, Washington office 1-2 days a week.

Responsibilities:

  • Overview:  The position of Corporate Counsel will provide legal advice and counsel on strategic and operational decisions and agreements, commercial transactions, governance, data privacy, and other legal matters applicable to a growing tech company. 
  • Providing support for corporate transactions, including securities offerings, financings, investments, acquisitions, and other strategic transactions, including coordinating internal teams, supporting due diligence activities and working with outside counsel
  • Support the General Counsel on the company equity plan and work with outside counsel to administer the plan. 
  • Review and negotiate complex agreements with service providers and technology partners. 
  • Develop, implement, and maintain contract templates and other legal processes to drive value and efficiency for the business and the legal department.
  • Build cross-functional relationships with business teams as well as other internal stakeholders to move legal team agenda items forward to execution.  
  • Work closely with OfferUp’s attorneys in various practice areas, such as product guidance and compliance, vendor contracts, privacy regulations and marketing and IP endeavors. 
  • Partner with legal colleagues and stakeholders in finance, product, engineering, tax, and other teams on deals and other key company initiatives
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of document templates, alternate language playbooks, and internal resource documents.

Requirements:

  • JD from an accredited law school.
  • Comfortable with a hybrid office schedule (minimum two days in the Bellevue office every week) 
  • Enthusiastic and hard-working team player who enjoys working with, supporting and building relationships with attorneys and internal business clients.
  • Ability to learn new skills and substantive legal areas to support multiple roles within the Legal Department and the various needs of internal clients.
  • Ability to react calmly and with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require a quick response or turnaround, make decisions independently, and take effective action without complete information.
  • Ability to operate successfully in a fast-paced environment that places a high premium on excellence, execution, and teamwork.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • A problem-solver, pragmatic and solutions-driven.
  • Likes to be part of a fun, fast-paced legal team and is a team player. 
  • An eagerness for hands-on experience and open to learning new aspects of in-house legal work; and
  • Strong communication skills and social abilities to deal with all the internal stakeholders and outside counsel.

**Please provide resume and cover letter thank you.**

About OfferUp:

OfferUp is dedicated to changing the way people buy and sell in their communities. As the largest mobile marketplace for local buyers and sellers in the U.S., the company offers iOS and Android apps that make selling an item as easy as snapping a picture from your mobile device. Founded in April 2011, OfferUp is reinventing local commerce by helping consumers uncover value through simplicity and trust. In 2020, OfferUp combined with letgo to reach more than 20M monthly users.

More About OfferUp At a Glance

  • #2 U.S. shopping app in Q1 of ‘21, Top 5 in App Store and Google Play Store for three years.
  • 100M+ Downloads, 20M+ monthly users
  • 56M People used OfferUp last year (1 in 4 people over the age of 14)
  • OfferUp works directly with nearly 2,000 US law enforcement agencies to build trust in local communities by creating safe in-person locations for OfferUp transactions.
  • Billions of dollars worth of transactions are facilitated via the OfferUp marketplace every month

OfferUp is changing the way people buy and sell locally, and we’ve built a dynamic team to do it. To learn more about what it’s like to work at OfferUp, check out our blog: https://blog.offerup.com

OfferUp provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, OfferUp complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

OfferUp expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of OfferUp’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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