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Axios // news, media & analysis
Arlington, VA // New York City    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
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Quick take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring a Commercial Counsel to join our Legal team!

Why it matters:  As our Commercial Counsel, you will be the second member of our Legal team & will have the opportunity to make a big impact at a fast-growing company. 

Go deeper: We are looking for a self-driven & experienced attorney who will be responsible for: 

  • Negotiating contracts such as licensing, partnership, event, advertising, sales, services, consulting, vendor, & data processing agreements
  • Creating & optimizing contract templates, playbooks, & processes
  • Advising on a wide range of legal issues including marketing, privacy, data security, consumer protection, IP, & general corporate matters
  • Helping manage IP portfolio
  • Staying up-to-date on laws & developments relevant to media & tech industry

The details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit & passion for Axios mission & have the following skills:

  • At least five years relevant work experience at a law firm & in-house legal department
  • Skilled drafter, practical problem solver, & eagle-eyed issue spotter
  • Collaborative spirit & willingness to participate in all projects
  • Ability to balance & prioritize competing demands
  • Ability to weigh & balance legal & business risks
  • Ability to communicate clearly & succinctly
  • Ability to exercise good judgment & a high level of integrity
  • Media company experience preferred

Dont forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter & cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, & diverse work culture
  • Annual learning & development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents & caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios Family Fund, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Weekly company-sponsored exercise & meditation classes 
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events
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