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Corporate Counsel, Commercial Contracts



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Job Description:

Remitly's vision is to transform lives with trusted financial services that transcend borders. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to people who send money around the world. Today, we are reimagining global financial services and building products that extend beyond traditional barriers to give customers access to more of the services they need, no matter where they call home. Join over 2,700 employees worldwide who are growing their careers with purpose and connection with our customers while having a positive impact on millions of people around the globe.

About the Role:

Remitly is looking for a Corporate Counsel, Commercial Contracts to support our global business with e-commerce, commercial contracts, and SaaS contracts. As Corporate Counsel for our rapidly growing global business, you will work with and report to our Senior Corporate Counsel—Procurement & InfoSec and be part of our dynamic legal team based in Seattle. You will also be part of a supportive and close-knit local business group, establishing a world-class legal function for a fast-growing financial services company.

This is a role for experienced corporate counsel wishing to leverage their experience with contractual instruments, CLMs and AI. Remitly is rapidly moving to scale and mature its contracting activity. In this role you will be on point in those efforts.

You Will:

  • Draft, maintain, negotiate, and review a high volume and broad range of agreements including SaaS contracts, professional services agreement, and partner agreements.
  • Analyze and advise on complex commercial legal issues, including those related to data privacy, intellectual property, finance, employee benefits, security, technology, software development, data licensing, SaaS, and corporate communications.
  • Assist in creating and improving agreements, templates, and policies for Remitly as we develop new products and enter new markets.
  • Scale existing legal contracting processes and training practices and help develop new processes and practices by leveraging technology, including CLMs and AI.
  • Assist with drafting, revising, and publishing of the terms for customer facing agreements (e.g., Privacy Notice, User Agreement, etc.).

You Have:

  • An active membership in a bar association within the United States.
  • Three to five years' experience in transactional law either at a global law firm or in-house (preferably financial services or technology company).
  • Experience providing legal support for general commercial, technology, licensing, professional services, and SaaS transactions.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Willingness to work at all levels of contracting management as part of a professional but relatively flat and dynamic legal team where colleagues pitch in where needed.
  • Willingness to travel if needed.
  • Knowledge of and curiosity to master CLM and AI platforms.
  • Generalist knowledge of data privacy and experienced handling and dealing with data privacy related questions when negotiating Data Processing Agreements is required.

Even-Better-If Qualifications

  • Experience with payments, technical data, and/or privacy regulation.
  • IAPP or security certification.
  • Working knowledge of fintech products.

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $156,000 - $195,000. In the U.S., Remitly employees are shareholders in our Company and equity is part of our total compensation plan. Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Our Benefits:

  • Flexible paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Paid parental, medical, military and family care leave.
  • Mental Health & Family Forming Benefits
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.