Senior Corporate Counsel
Denver, Colorado, USA

About the opportunity

Contentful is seeking a highly motivated dynamic Senior Corporate Counsel to join its growing and close-knit Legal department. Based in Denver, Colorado and reporting to the Deputy General Counsel - Corporate, you will be responsible for providing advice and guidance for corporate, securities, M&A and public company compliance.  You will also support the legal team in other areas including the people team, international expansion and real estate.   This is an exciting opportunity to assist in developing a best-in-class corporate and securities function that can ultimately operate in a public company setting.  A strong background in general corporate practice, including significant experience in SEC reporting, is required.

What to expect?

  • Work collaboratively to prioritize business objectives and manage corporate aspects.
  • Contribute to corporate governance and reporting matters, including international regulatory filings and company policies.
  • Assist with subsidiary management and corporate governance.
  • Provide support for other corporate projects, including working on a range of complex corporate issues (including credit facilities and M&A).

What you need to be successful?

  • J.D. degree; membership in at least one state bar
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in corporate securities in-house or at a highly reputable law firm
  • A team player attitude; ability to easily handle multi-tasking between shifting priorities, lead cross-functional groups, and operate in a fast-paced, flexible, culture
  • High ethical standards; ability to maintain the confidentiality of non-public corporate information
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to think strategically and develop creative solutions

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital product
  • Health, vision, dental insurance, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, and a retirement savings plan
  • Commuter benefits to help you get to and from work
  • A flexible time-off policy and paid holidays
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave (after 6 months of employment)
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • We value our employees health and safety. Our teams are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career, with extra days off
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Colorado Salary Statement: The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data/ranges, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD/technology), for example.

Colorado Salary Range: $200,000 - $215,000

[This position is eligible for equity awards in accordance with the terms of Contentful’s variable compensation plans.]

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Co-op, Spotify, Bang&Olufson, N26, Swarovski use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 400 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed around the world.

“Everyone is welcome here” — is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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