Overview

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is seeking a Corporate Counsel to provide
support to its legal team on a wide range of matters. For more than 90
years, our world-class teams of trusted advisors and creative experts
have helped clients strengthen their brands, reputations and bottom
lines. Hill+Knowlton Strategies is part of WPP, one of the worlds
largest communications services groups, and has 85 offices in more than
45 countries. This position can be based in NYC or Austin, TX.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Drafts,
    reviews, and negotiates a variety of complex commercial contracts,
    including, but not limited to: global professional services agreements;
    subcontractor agreements; vendor agreements, influencer and talent
    engagements; eCommerce agreements; SaaS; partnership agreements; data
    transfer and information security agreements; and confidentiality
    agreements.
  • Works closely with the Contracts & Compliance
    Manager to monitor the contract life-cycle, including drafts,
    modifications, amendments and renewals.
  • Assists the business
    development team in their response to legal inquiries pertaining to
    requests for proposal and requests for information.
  • Assists in
    the implementation of employee best practice policies and procedures,
    including: corporate and commercial law; intellectual property; privacy;
    data security; social media guidelines; and conflicts and ethics.
  • Operates
    as an H+K employee liaison to provide guidance regarding parent company
    (WPP) policies, procedures, methods, operating practices, functional
    performance standards, and program objectives.
  • Assists with the compliance of governmental regulations such as FARA and LDA.
  • Collaborates with the Legal Team and Global CFO on other legal matters, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school required.
  • Member in good standing of any U.S. state bar.
  • 6-8 years experience as a licensed attorney.
  • The
    ideal candidate will be a self-starter, well-organized with excellent
    written and verbal communication skills who can work collaboratively
    with the Legal Team, IT, Finance, Business Development Team, Human
    Resources, and our clients and vendors.
  • Experience with federal laws and regulations including FARA and LDA.
  • Experience with Privacy law, including GDPR and CCPA.
  • In-house counsel experience.
  • Experience
    and knowledge in drafting, negotiating, and reviewing a variety of
    commercial contracts, particularly SaaS and partnership agreements.
  • International transactions and business experience is a plus.
  • Professional demeanor and a team player with high degree of confidentiality is a must.
  • Ability and desire to work independently and with little oversight.
  • Ability to multitask daily activities with ad hoc legal projects.

What the role can offer you:

  • The ability to work for an iconic, established agency
  • Competitive
    benefits packageincluding healthy vacation allotment, 401(k) matching,
    medical/dental/vision support, schedule flexibility (hours &
    location), fitness reimbursement, your birthday off, commuter assistance
    and more.

To apply for this job email your details to vagasempregosbrasil@outlook.com

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