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The Legal & Business Affairs team of Vox Media has an opening for a Counsel or Senior Counsel position who will be responsible for a wide array of commercial & corporate matters. Were looking for a business-minded attorney with experience in the technology or media industry who can act as a utility player for a high-performing legal team. The position will review, draft, & negotiate vendor, confidentiality, & professional services agreements to support the various procurement needs at Vox Media. The position may also provide corporate & business law guidance, including managing corporate governance best practices, helping to manage the Companys equity program, & supporting M&A activity as needed.

This position reports to the SVP, Deputy General Counsel while working closely with other members of the Legal & Business Affairs department, as well as internal business teams & leadership across the company. This position is perfect for an attorney who can work within a team & who has had substantive exposure to a broad range of transactional & corporate matters.

The Legal & Business Affairs team is part of Vox Media, the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about whats now, whats next, & whats possible.

As a community of journalists & storytellers, business professionals, creators & technologists, we believe it is a moral & business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, & inclusion throughout our organization & media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, & our platforms, products, & partnerships.


  • Review, draft & negotiate commercial agreements with vendors or other partners, including professional services agreements, nondisclosure agreements, master services agreements & statements of work, & similar agreements.
  • Perform contract research & interpretation, providing contract guidance & support on day-to-day issues raised under vendor contracts, including transactional & non-transactional vendor related matters across the companys core services & business units
  • Implement & refine the companys procure-to-pay process in a cross-functional collaboration effort.
  • Assist in M&A & financing transactions from time to time as they may arise, including negotiating confidentiality agreements, transition services agreements, & other ancillary agreements & documents, managing due diligence, & assisting in all areas of deal planning & execution.


  • JD & admitted to practice.
  • At least three years of experience on a legal team that is accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment, either at a law firm or in-house at a technology or media company.
  • Ability to translate complex legal issues to business partners & provide a balanced & practical approach to legal drafting & problem solving.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects & prioritize & meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment.
  • Corporate, M&A, or similar transactional experience that provides exposure across a wide range of corporate issues & familiarity with various different types of agreements & practice areas is a nice to have.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels & across all areas of the organization.
  • Creative, flexible, enthusiastic, innovative, & a can-do, no job is too small, team player attitude.
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills, including clear & effective written & verbal communication skills, negotiating skills, & strong legal drafting abilities.


While we prefer that this job is based in either Washington, DC or New York, this job can be remote or regional to either Washington, DC or New York to allow periodic travel to Vox Media offices. Were dedicated to the health & well-being of all our employees, & when we reopen, we will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.



This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.


Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves & create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products & services come from people with all manner of backgrounds & experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work & sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights & best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency & communication. Learn more about our values here, & our approach to corporate citizenship here

Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer & qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team (


Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, & how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.


The salary range listed below represents the minimum & maximum base pay for this position at the time of this posting. Final salary offered to the candidate selected for the position will be based on factors including but not limited to the candidate's skills & experience.

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