The Role:
A Freemium Social Media Reference Landing Page is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director or Senior Director of Legal to join our dynamic legal team. In this role, you will be integral in leading legal initiatives and providing strategic counsel to support Linktree's vision to empower anyone to curate and grow their digital universe. This position will report directly to the SVP of Legal and People and will be responsible for managing a small team of generalist legal professionals.

What You'll Own
  • Providing legal counsel to stakeholders across all teams on a broad range of legal issues, with special focus on product development, commerce, and partnerships
  • Monitoring the regulatory landscape on laws applicable to Linktree
  • Drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, including for large scale partnerships
  • Partnering with the SVP of Legal to identify and mitigate legal risks, and set legal goals for the year
  • Managing a team of legal professionals, including facilitating their professional development
  • If you are a strategic thinker with a strong legal background and a passion for driving business success through legal expertise, we invite you to apply for the role of Senior Director of Legal at Linktree. Join us in shaping the future of the legal function in a fast-paced and innovative environment.

Who We're Looking for:
  • Must be a licensed attorney who has passed the bar in a US state, with preference given to candidates licensed in California or New York
  • Minimum of 8 years of post-qualification experience (PQE), with a minimum of 5 years of commercial law experience, at least 3 of which to have been in-house
  • Extensive legal experience in drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, including partnership agreements
  • Experience in providing legal counsel for a B2C online platform, with a focus on e-commerce and payments
  • Proven ability in strategic risk mitigation and partnering with the General Counsel to identify and address legal goals and risks
  • Excellent commercial acumen with a deep understanding of business metrics and goals and the ability to get creative with solutions
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to navigate between altitudes (high level strategic counsel and issue spotting down to detailed legal advice on specific projects)
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and navigate ambiguity
  • Exceptional communication skills and strong judgement