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Senior Vice President - Legal

| Austin

The Senior Vice President of Legal leads the Khoros legal department and is responsible for the legal affairs of the entire corporation, including compliance, contract review, and engagement and oversight of outside counsel, as appropriate. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the SVP - Legal, provides counsel to the Chief Executive Officer and other senior management, as needed.
The role requires a high degree of organization, project management skills, self-motivation, and problem-solving aptitude. Cross-functional collaboration and cooperation is necessary for success, including the ability to work well and earn the respect of internal stakeholders while maintaining the integrity and high standard of the Khoros Legal department. The individual in this role must be able to perform and thrive in a fast paced, highly collaborate environment, and will be accountable for significant legal decisions and counsel.
Some responsibilities include:

  • Developing and leading corporate legal strategy to promote and protect company matters
  • Developing and leading internal audit and corporate compliance programs
  • Providing counsel to the CEO and senior corporate officers on legal issues
  • Participating in the formulation of general management policy as a member of the executive management team
  • Managing a team of corporate counsel and other members of the legal department
  • Provide legal support for customer contract negotiations, including contract drafting, review, and analysis
  • Manage customers' transition from third party contracts to Khoros contracts
  • Provide Legal advice to Khoros product management, sales, and other internal groups on topics such as contract interpretation, customer disputes, and regulatory compliance
  • Assist as needed in merger and acquisition due diligence and transitions
  • Design, implement, and improve upon legal department processes and policies
  • Engages and manages outside counsel, as necessary, for specialized legal issues or disputes
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

REQUIRED

  • Juris Doctorate degree (JD) and licensed to practice in at least one state.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in contract drafting and negotiations in the Legal department of a cloud/ SaaS company
  • Extensive knowledge and experience evaluating and interpreting legal requirements in the U.S. and abroad, including data privacy and security standards
  • Ability to think critically and quickly in the absence of full information and anticipate, proactively identify, and resolve issues before they become problems

 

PREFERRED

  • Knowledge and experience in EU data privacy regulations, GDPR, HIPAA and GLBA
  • Experience with M/A due diligence and integration efforts preferred 
  • Experience with European commercial contracting

 

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Flexibility/adaptability and a willingness to work on a broad range of matters and take on projects outside of core areas
  • Effectively multitask, re-prioritize, and work independently to meet deadlines and drive agreements to conclusion, while remaining calm under pressure
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills and the ability to perform in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Possess a high degree of integrity and the ability to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality
  • Excellent written, oral and negotiation communication skills and superb judgment
  • Responsive and service-oriented attitude
  •  Self-starter able to take on work independently, but also can also triage as appropriate

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • HTMLLanguages
    • CSSLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

7300 Ranch Road 2222 , Austin, TX 78730-3204

An Insider's view of Khoros

What are some social events your company does?

Khoros Austin embodies cultural diversity through inclusivity and team engagement. Not only do we offer daily catered lunches and weekly bootcamp and yoga classes, but we organize unique monthly happy hour experiences, (mixology contests, candle making, mindfulness classes) quarterly volunteer opportunities and partnerships with local non-profits.

Laura Whitefield

ATX Senior Executive Assistant & Cultural Specialist

How does the company support your career growth?

After trying on quite a few different roles, I feel so fortunate to have found the perfect one for me. My managers have always been so helpful in making sure to elevate and help me prep for the right opportunities to provide value for the company and help me transition into a role that I love.

Sidney Gomez

Sales Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've had multiple opportunities to learn and grow at Khoros. I began as a Recruiter and was promoted to Recruiting Lead within a year. Having worked in recruiting a while, earlier this year, I was interested in a career shift and was supported through a transition into Sales Engineering. My career has grown exponentially since being at Khoros.

Kristine Lim

Associate Sales Engineer

What are Khoros Perks + Benefits

Khoros Benefits Overview

Khoros offers a competitive benefits plan that empowers employees to make decisions that best benefit themselves and their families. By incorporating exceptional benefits with office-specific perks and a work-life balance, Khoros delivers an exceptional employee experience for its global team.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We provide breakfast tacos on Tuesday with light breakfast items available everyday (yogurt, etc.). Employees get free lunch on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and we have lunch drop available Tu and Fr.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
$50/month offered for employee wellness
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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