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SoundCloud // social sound platform
 
New York City    Posted: Monday, October 24, 2022
 
   
 
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SoundCloud is a next-generation music entertainment company powered by an ecosystem of artists, fans, & thriving communities. As one of the worlds most influential cultural platforms, SoundCloud holds a singular market position as both a music-streaming service with the largest catalogue of music, & an artist services & distribution business to help artists grow long-term, successful careers.

SoundCloud is looking for a digital media lawyer to join its Business & Legal Affairs team in New York City, reporting to the VP Product Counsel. We are looking for a collaborative, energetic, business-savvy attorney with transactional experience supporting marketing, advertising & business development teams. You will face unique challenges, work with amazing people, & take on a role that will ultimately shape the way that music & audio is created & consumed around the world.

What you will do:

  • Provide ongoing legal support for SoundClouds various marketing & advertising activities, with a focus on advanced media & technology, online & mobile
  • Review, draft, negotiate & manage key contracts such as marketing deals, terms & conditions for digital advertising buys/IOs, ad tech agreements, ad reseller & programmatic contracts, & sponsorships
  • Respond promptly to legal requests from Marketing, Ad Sales, Partnerships & Business Development & other relevant client groups
  • Advise on intellectual property rights issues including copyright & trademark
  • Deliver timely, pragmatic, & business-focused legal counsel to internal business teams, even in ambiguous situations
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory obligations & deal with regulatory bodies as required with a particular focus on privacy (GDPR & CCPA) & digital advertising issues
  • Coordinate daily with US- & EU-based stakeholders across Business & Legal Affairs, Marketing, Product, Engineering & Security
  • Provide guidance on business & legal risks, & company policies, to relevant stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of best practices with business teams
  • Build & improve standard form agreements & legal processes
  • Identify areas for improvement in internal processes & drive implementation

 

What we're looking for:

  • At least 5 years of attorney experience, with a minimum of 2 years of legal experience with marketing, privacy & ad tech, preferably at a digital publisher
  • Particular knowledge of the IAB Standard Terms & an understanding of how they are perceived by media agencies
  • Experience working with ad sales teams on both standard media campaigns as well as brand partnerships
  • Knowledge of privacy & data protection law both in the US & Europe, including GDPR & CCPA
  • Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial mindset; flexible, self-starting & hard-working
  • Excellent organizational skills & ability to prioritize multiple urgent projects concurrently
  • Strategic thinker & creative problem solver
  • Strong written & oral communication skills
  • JD & excellent academic credentials
  • New York Bar admission in good standing
  • Enthusiastic about SoundCloud!!

Diversity at SoundCloud:
SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity & open expression are fundamental to our organization they help us build a social platform & global community where anyone can create, discover, & share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, & strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.

 
 
 
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