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Corporate Counsel

Company: Circle Internet Financial Limited
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Arlington - will also consider remote in US. Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasury infrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currency in the world. USDC has grown to over 23 billion in circulation and supported over $640B in transactions in the past year. Circle's payments and treasury infrastructure services available through the Circle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digital currency and blockchain based finance. Circle's SeedInvest service brings internet-native fundraising and capital formation to startups and growth companies. Combined, Circle's suite of services helps companies to participate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system.. What you'll be part of:. With the mission "To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value," Circle was founded on the belief that the internet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy. We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity.. What you'll be responsible for:. Under the direction of the Assistant General Counsel - Commercial Transactions, you will play an immediate and direct role in commercial transactional work and marketing, supporting our Sales and Business Development segments, our external marketing efforts and our vendor management team as we offer new products and grow in new markets.. What you'll work on:. Be a trusted partner to Circle's Operations, Marketing and PR teams and build a strong line of communication.. Partner with internal marketing and PR teams to counsel and advise on sales and marketing content, including website material, campaigns, new product launches, sales presentations, and press releases.. Draft and negotiate a wide variety of contracts with critical vendors.. Collaborate in the development of marketing and procurement tools to enable the business to run efficiently.. Support the development and implementation by the Legal team of processes, procedures and metrics to increase the overall effectiveness of the legal services provided to the company.. Address legal risk in business-centric ways, developing processes to solve problems, strengthening partnerships and advancing opportunities.. Assist business leaders with contract interpretation and management.. Remain up-to-date on relevant finance, payments and digital currency space to ensure an ongoing ability to provide sound marketing compliance advice.. You will aspire to our four core values:. Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.. Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.. Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals.. High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.. What you'll bring to Circle:. 6+ years of practical, hands-on legal experience.. Experience negotiating and drafting commercial agreements with strategic vendors in the tech, payments, and/or finance space.. Experience supporting marketing and sales professionals in reviewing, revising and approving marketing materials from both legal and internal policy perspectives.. Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams, with a focus on Operations, Product and Marketing.. Experience advising clients on risk mitigation across technology product platforms.. Both law firm and in-house experience are preferred.. You are passionate about financial technology and the disruptive potential of cryptocurrency and blockchains, are a team player with a sense of humour, and enjoy learning but also mentoring.. You are comfortable working in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes, and managing multiple projects simultaneously.. You apply sound, practical business judgment to your legal recommendations, and are creative at solving problems while balancing important legal risks for the business.. You can work autonomously and independently with minimal guidance but are also comfortable working collaboratively as part of a team.. You have a JD and active membership in at least one US State Bar.. Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack and Macbook preferred.. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.. Do you currently have authorization to work in the United States? *. Will you, now or in the future, require the support of Circle to maintain that authorization? *. Can you provide an example of being a "lone voice" (i.e. taking a position on a certain issue that was different than most of the members of the senior management team)? *. Describe your relationship with your current/past GC. How would they rate you on a scale of 1 to 10? Why? *. Tell us about a time when you failed, how you handled it and what you did to make things better going forward in the short-term and in the long-term. *. LinkedIn Profile. Website. GDPR *. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. Please refer to our candidate privacy notice here for more information on how we will be using your personal information. By submitting your application, you agree that you have read and understood the candidate privacy notice.

Keywords: Circle Internet Financial Limited, Arlington , Corporate Counsel, Legal , Arlington, Texas

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