About the Role
Skillz is looking for an associate commercial counsel to work on a high volume and broad range of commercial contracts, privacy issues, marketing and some corporate M&A work. As an integral member of the legal department for one of America’s fast-growing companies, you will work cross-functionally to play a central role in guiding Skillz on a variety of domestic and global legal matters as we continue to scale at record pace. This role will report to the VP of Legal.
What You Will Do
Draft and negotiate a wide variety of agreements ranging from MSAs, sales agreements, DPAs, IOs, NDAs, orders for IT services, and employment agreements
Guide business partners through the deal-making process by advising on negotiation strategies and risk mitigation
Advise internal clients on marketing guidelines and requirements, vendor disputes, intellectual property licensing issues, information and data security
Conduct and develop training materials for business partners on topics such as contracting terms and process, negotiation strategies, internal company policies, confidentiality, data security and other key topics
Research and provide guidance on a range of legal issues as needed
Manage and work with outside counsel on a variety of projects
Lead efforts to streamline legal processes to support scalability
Research and develop comprehensive marketing guidelines for the business
Build collaborative relationships with members of Skillz’s HR, procurement, sales and marketing teams, providing legal advice that supports accurate and speedy decision making and mitigates risk
About the Company
As the first publicly-traded (NYSE: SKLZ) mobile esports platform, Skillz has pioneered the future of the gaming industry. The Skillz platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games. Leveraging its patented technology, Skillz hosts billions of casual esports tournaments for millions of mobile players worldwide, and distributes millions in prizes each month.