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Corporate Counsel at Khoros



Entry Level


Not defined

29 Jun → 29 Jul


Job Description

Khoros is looking for a junior corporate counsel for its fast-paced Legal and Compliance Department to help with contract review and negotiation, compliance, data protection and privacy, and general corporate matters.

This is an exciting position for a new or junior attorney to work with talented senior lawyers and receive hands-on training on all aspects of a SaaS company’s legal needs - both internally and customer-facing.

This role may be remote and ideally located in: CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI.

Job Responsibilities

  • Draft, review, negotiate, and revise, with minimal supervision, multiple types of contracts including, confidentiality agreements, customer agreements, vendor agreements, outsourcing agreements, marketing agreements, settlement agreements, and data protection agreements.
  • Prepare responses to legal questions on customer RFPs and/or RFIs, and be able to balance risk and opportunity to support Khoros in winning deals.
  • Answer contract-related questions, determine contractual obligations, and resolve contractual disputes.
  • Draft, review, revise, and advise on policies, templates, press releases, and public-facing documents.
  • Conduct research on commercial matters, draft recommendation memos, and conduct basic risk assessments.
  • Assess Khoros’s compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and develop and implement policies, processes, and procedures to monitor and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Coordinate and manage projects relating to operations and business needs to identify, analyze, and minimize risks.
  • Manage either the Department’s subject-access-request tool or compliance tool.
  • Provide general legal advice to the business.
  • Collaborate and support senior lawyers with various Department initiatives, either as a result of ad hoc issues that arise or in connection with long-term objectives.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate is someone who can establish rapport and build positive, trusted working relationships with management, colleagues, vendors, and customers.

  • Must have a law degree and be licensed to practice law in the US state in which you will be working.

  • 1-2 years of legal experience preferred. If a candidate has under 1 year of experience, they must have been a member of Law Review or held a judicial clerkship.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to write well is foundational to successfully performing in this role.

  • Attention to detail is essential.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Strong legal research and writing skills.

  • Ability to explain legal concepts to non-lawyers.

  • Independent, self-motivated, highly organized, with strong time-management skills.

  • Inquisitive and always seeking to do things better and faster.

  • Ability to speak French and/or German a plus.

  • Prior in-house experience is NOT required - only a willingness to learn.

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