Corporate Counsel

LegalLondon, England

Algolia is looking to add a corporate counsel with a focus on commercial transactions and privacy to our growing Legal and Compliance Team! The ideal candidate will be a key partner to our Sales, Marketing, Security, Product and Engineering teams and support our growing revenue team, products development, documentation and vendor procurement agreements.  This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, tech savvy lawyer with a passion for helping a business to scale. This role will contribute to shaping commercial contracting processes and policies, training team members to accomplish the same, impact the development and lifecycle of products and learn and take on new areas of the law.

YOUR ROLE WILL CONSIST OF:

  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements, including enterprise SaaS, software license, data processing agreements, partnership and alliance, consulting, reseller, referral, non-disclosure and other commercial agreements
  • Partner cross-functionally with global teams on a variety of commercial matters and vendor agreement review
  • Provide internal privacy guidance and to our revenue teams (e.g. data processing agreements, data transfers)
  • Provide guidance to Product, Engineering, Marketing and Security on issues related to new and existing products and documentation
  • Partner with the extended support team (including sales operations and security) to support and develop processes for contract and knowledge base management
  • Develop training materials and conduct training sessions for business teams
  • Manage outside counsel for quality and expenses as needed

YOU MIGHT BE A FIT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Professional level fluency and drafting in English, and ideally one other language (Arabic, German or Spanish)
  • Qualifications as an EU or UK lawyer (current or past)
  • At least 4 years of experience in the IT or corporate team of a global law firm with training in corporate law; and a big plus for in-house relevant work experience in a growing technology company
  • Strong transactional experience with drafting and negotiating complex enterprise SaaS agreements, including in regulated sectors (e.g. public, banking)
  • Expertise in privacy compliance
  • Excellent legal and business judgment 
  • Passion for partnering with Sales and closing deals
  • Strong communication and analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Track record of initiative, collaboration and problem-solving skills

WE'RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO CAN LIVE OUR VALUES:

  • GRIT - Problem-solving and perseverance capability in an ever-changing and growing environment.
  • TRUST - Willingness to trust our co-workers and to take ownership.
  • CANDOR - Ability to receive and give constructive feedback.
  • CARE - Genuine care about other team members, our clients and the decisions we make in the company.
  • HUMILITY - Aptitude for learning from others, putting ego aside.
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REMOTE STRATEGY:

Algolia’s flexible workplace model is designed to empower all Algolians to fulfill our mission to power search and discovery with ease. We place an emphasis on an individual’s impact, contribution, and output, over their physical location. Algolia is a high-trust environment and our team members have the autonomy to choose where they want to work and when. We know community comes in many forms and strive to create opportunities for intentional in-person connection in our offices and virtually for our remote colleagues around the world. 

We have a global presence with physical offices in San Francisco, NYC, Paris, London, Sydney and Bucharest.

ABOUT US:

Algolia prides itself on being a pioneer and market leader offering an AI Search solution that empowers 17,000+ businesses to compose customer experiences at internet scale that predict what their users want with blazing fast search and web browse experience. Algolia powers more than 30 billion search requests a week – four times more than Microsoft Bing, Yahoo, Baidu, Yandex and DuckDuckGo combined.

Algolia is part of a cadre of innovative new companies that are driving the next generation of software development, creating APIs that make developers’ lives easier; solutions that are better than building from scratch and better than having to tweak monolithic SaaS solutions.

In 2021, the company closed $150 million in series D funding and quadrupled its post-money valuation of $2.25 billion. Being well capitalized enables Algolia to continue to invest in its market leading platform, to better serve its thousands of customers–including Under Armor, Petsmart, Stripe, Gymshark, and Walgreens, to name just a few. 

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

We’re looking for talented, passionate people to build the world’s best search & discovery technology. As an ownership-driven company, we seek team members who thrive within an environment based on autonomy and diversity. We're committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace. We care about each other and the world around us, and embrace talented people regardless of their race, age, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, color, veteran status, disability and socioeconomic background.

READY TO APPLY?

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for building the world’s best search & discovery technology, we’d love to review your application!

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