At a Glance

Us: A fast-growing startup of 150+ people. Remote team, mainly based in the UK. YC alumni (summer 2019). We’re on a mission to revolutionise how the world learns about people, so people can revolutionise the world.

The Role

If you want to play a major role in the development of a scaling company, this is the perfect role for you! You'll work with teams across the company, particularly  Sales, Customer Success and Finance teams, on US contract negotiation with corporate clients, contract administration and management, tracking and reporting, helping to find solutions to commercial issues and looking ahead to offering the best we can to our customers.

As US Commercial Contracts Legal Counsel, you will work closely with our General Counsel and Legal team (consisting of an excellent Senior Data Privacy Counsel, a dynamic Trainee Solicitor, and an Information Security Officer), and you will be the 'go-to' legal point of contact at Prolific for all our US commercial contract matters.

What you'll be doing

  • Acting as the legal point of contact for all US commercial contracting
  • Working with Prolific's Sales and Customer Success teams on contract terms and management
  • Be able and willing to turn your hand to dealing with wider legal issues that the business faces, be it employment, IP, data privacy, information security, etc
  • Work collaboratively across multi-function teams especially Sales, Product, Finance and Operations teams
  • Ensure legal best practice across Prolific
  • Manage relationships with external Legal Counsel

What you’ll bring

  • A UK qualification as a Solicitor, or US qualified Attorney with excellent and recent commercial contracting experience in USA
  • An experienced commercial contract drafter, and a confident negotiator
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, concisely and 'jargon-free' with a flexible style adaptable to multi-jurisdictional needs
  • Have the ability to manage numerous tasks and prioritise according to business needs
  • Be a self starter who is willing to work autonomously and remotely, and curious to learn about new areas
  • Be understanding and compassionate towards others' needs and viewpoints, and effectively facilitate strong multi-team collaboration
  • Have a 'can do' attitude and willing to challenge what has gone before

Even better if you have

  • Experience of working in a high growth startup in the tech space
  • Experience of online marketplaces, online service platforms, or financial regulation, etc

What you’ll get

⚖️  Work Life Balance: We’re all looking to strike the right work life balance, and as a remote first company you’re able to work flexibly from home or our dog-friendly co-working space in Old Street.  We also offer 25 days of holiday, plus bank holidays of course, which you can switch with any day of your choosing. 

🏡 Family Life: We offer generous maternity, paternity and shared parental leave. Need to pick your child up from school? No Problem. Our flexible working gives you the childcare flexibility you need. 

🧘 Wellbeing: We care deeply about our employees well-being, that’s why we offer comprehensive Bupa private health insurance, that disregards medical history. Taxable monthly stipend of £150 in order for you to improve your wellness and remote experience. We want you to have a happy and healthy environment so we offer a £1000 home office budget, along with a MAC laptop when you start, plus a £200 yearly top-up.

📚 Learn & Grow: Development is important to us, and we want to give all our employees the opportunity to learn.  There are many personal growth and career progression opportunities available, as well as mentoring. We also offer a £1000 yearly budget for education, growth and training for you to use at your discretion 

💙 Culture: We’re a friendly bunch here at Prolific; open, transparent and inclusive.  Although we’re a remote first company we still love to hang out with each other! We run collaborative quarterly company-wide meets up and team socials (both virtually and in-person), all paid for.  Alongside this we offer a yearly budget for discretionary meet-ups so you can cover travel, food and accommodation. As a business we’re also committed to carbon offsetting; each month we donate money in your name to plant trees 🌳 and being remote we’re doing our bit to offset travel too 

Our Interview Process

Talent Call - You'll meet with one of our Talent team and have an exploratory call about the role requirements, life at Prolific, as well as your background and aspirations.

Hiring Manager Interview - You'll interview with two members of the team, one of which will be the hiring manager. You'll have the opportunity to ask about the company and the role, and we'll ask you questions about your experiences and goals.

Panel Interview - We'll hold a panel interview that evaluates skills required for the role. You'll meet with more of our team and may be asked to complete a presentation or task.  You'll be compensated with a £50 voucher 💰 for completing the task because we know your time is valuable!

Final Interview - We will deep dive into your past experiences, goals, motivations, and skills all aligned to our Prolific Principles. You'll speak with two to three members of the team and - as always - have an opportunity to ask questions about the role and company. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Monitoring

Prolific is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome all applications, and consider them without regard to race, religion, belief, age, gender, gender expression, gender identity, gender reassignment, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, sex or sexual orientation.

We are committed to ensuring a fair recruitment process, it's essential to our success.  Under the Equality Act (2010) we collect information from individuals at the point of application. We anonymously monitor the profiles of individuals that apply to each vacancy to ensure that no individual is unfairly discriminated against or disadvantaged.

Privacy Statement

By submitting your application, you agree that Prolific may collect your personal data for recruiting and global organisation planning. Prolific's Candidate Privacy Notice explains what personal information Prolific may process, where Prolific may process your personal information, its purposes for processing your personal information, and the rights you can exercise over Prolific use of your personal information.

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