Careers — Arthur Ventures
Legal Counsel at Infusionsoft
Chandler, AZ, US
At Infusionsoft, we help small businesses succeed. We don’t just say that, we mean it and we do it every day. And often times, working at Infusionsoft is much like running a small business. There will be long days and incredible challenges, but the reward will be contributing to something that is larger than yourself. We want you to bring the hustle, grit, and passion to everything you do here. You will be expected to take high ownership and improve yourself constantly. You will be held accountable to our 9 Core Values and will be expected to hold your teammates accountable as well. The values are what unify us and allow us to make the impact that we do. They are crucial on our mission to becoming the undisputed champion of small business success. Together...we will replenish the middle class, elevate the worldwide economy and inspire kids to dream of becoming entrepreneurs.

Infusionsoft is seeking a Legal Counsel to serve as the “right hand” for the General Counsel. This is a unique opportunity to join our growing legal team on the ground floor and help shape the legal function of a fast-growing, exciting and highly ethical company that understands it needs legal guidance to grow to the next level. This position will focus on contracts and compliance matters while, in true generalist fashion, taking on other responsibilities as needed. You’ll own contracts of all types, and thus will need to build relationships with all other departments and learn the business at a deep level. Spearheading risk management, information governance and innovation of the legal function and processes will also be on your plate. You will also play a role in corporate housekeeping, including due diligence and regulatory filings, help with Board documents and communications, kick off and manage important compliance programs, partner with the team for special projects like financing and mergers & acquisitions, and play a key role in private stock transactions. This role reports to and works frequently with our General Counsel, and the legal team enjoys the support of a shared executive administrative assistant. Our environment provides endless challenge, encourages innovation, and values integrity and performance – plus the highly rewarding perk of knowing your efforts will help small businesses succeed!



THE WORK (BIG 3):

Draft, review and negotiate all company agreements, including complex agreements, as needed by the business, and design, manage and constantly improve contracting and other legal department processes.
Effectively and efficiently execute on stock options, insurance and information governance/compliance programs to ensure maximum benefit and minimum risk to the company and Infusionites in these areas.
Assist with corporate, securities, intellectual property, litigation, international and other legal matters as required.


What Will Our Legal Counsel Look Like?



Who you are:

You love to “own” things and are willing to use your judgment to make decisions
Eager to stretch and grow and learn new areas of the law and business
You see around corners, thinking ahead and questioning the status quo in an effort to improve things
A confident, prepared, effective, and fair negotiator of agreements and disputes who truly loves a “win-win” outcome
Able to manage numerous disparate projects and meet deadlines and expectations
Persuasive enough to convince others to prioritize legal issues and provide whatever help you need from them to meet your goals on time
Accepting of helping out at all levels of work, including administrative tasks when needed


Who you are not:

The stereotypical legal department “stop sign”
Fazed by change, growth and turns in the road
Overwhelmed by fast-paced environments
Frustrated by others not seeing things as you do


DAILY EXECUTION EXCELLENCE:

Draft, negotiate, gather, manage and administer all contracts of the company
Review, assess and improve contracting processes, including internal review, authorization and administration processes as well as customer-facing sales, service, fulfillment and related contracting processes
Work with Finance to ensure stock options processes are followed in a timely fashion
Serve as an ambassador within Infusionsoft of the legal department, learning about new developments as they happen and encouraging leaders of all stripes to bring legal issues to us early and often
Specifically lead the legal department’s relationship with the Sales, and Partners, Operations and Product teams
Train leaders and Infusionites on a variety of legal topics
Manage the nuts and bolts of our insurance coverages, including our annual renewal process
Be the expert in the legal department’s tools of the trade, including stock option and contracts management systems, e-signatures, etc.


EXPERTISE:

A law degree and 3 years of relevant experience, preferably in-house
Substantial experience negotiating, drafting and managing a variety of commercial contracts and managing a contracts management system
Terrific skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strong communication and personal interaction skills
Demonstrated ability to analyze legal guidance and apply it to business needs
Prior work with at least some of these: insurance, stock options, corporate, securities, intellectual property, and/or compliance programs


What We’d Love to See

Experience in the technology industry
Experience creating a robust contracts management system
Prior work with all of these: insurance, stock options, corporate, securities, intellectual property, and compliance programs


Challenges You Can Help Us Face (with optimism)

How do we provide a suitable contracts management solution for Infusionsoft that ensures interaction with other departments as needed, protects the company, and does not slow down the business?
How do we increase reliance upon and use of the legal department’s services while remaining able to turn around work in a reasonable time?
How can we add a priority of compliance to a company focused on entrepreneurship and culture without spoiling those two important facets of Infusionsoft?


Travel

Occasional travel may be needed for training