About the Role
Develop a deep understanding of Sorare, its product, offerings and fit within the overall Web3 market
Provide creative, strategic and forward-thinking product and compliance advice to product and operational teams on a wide range of matters including consumer protection, fair business practices, e-commerce, marketplace and payments
Review and provide guidance on the launch of new products, features and product-related initiatives
Partner and coordinate with key internal stakeholders including product, operational, regulatory and communication teams, with a particular focus on assessing regulatory/litigation risk when advising product development
Keep customer-facing website terms (Terms and Conditions, Marketplace Terms, etc.) up-to-date as product and applicable laws may evolve
Be a core team player and actively look for opportunities to develop and improve processes and know-how
Have appropriate risk tolerance, the ability to communicate and advise on complex matters in clear, succinct, and understandable terms
Work efficiently and independently within the legal team and company
About the Company
Sorare is at the intersection of sports, gaming, and NFT collectibles. Through tradable digital cards, Sorare is designing a collective fantasy sports experience where you can manage your favorite players, hone your passion to earn prizes, and be part of a thriving community. Anyone, anywhere, can connect with the game on Sorare. The company’s mission is to build “the game within the game” and to give fans, players and clubs the platform to celebrate, share, and own your game.
Founded in 2018, Sorare has seen tremendous growth. The platform has a card sales volume of over $400M since January 2021 (up from $8M in sales in 2020) and now has exclusive partnerships with over 250 football (soccer) clubs, the MLB & MLBPA, and the NBA & NBPA. Sorare is trusted by a world-class team of investors including Softbank, Benchmark, Accel Partners, athletes such as Serena Williams and Kylian Mbappé, and key tech investors such as Alexis Ohania - all who believe in the future of integrating NFTs with Gameplay.
As a Product Counsel, you will understand Sorare’s product, priorities, plans and process in order to identify potential legal risks, deliver first-in-class, practical legal advice, develop and implement compliance policies and programs and mitigate risk.
You will work closely with the operational teams (product, engineering, content, communications) to serve as an important connector between business and legal, educating your business partners on compliance and regulatory questions, and understanding business issues so that legal can more effectively drive toward business goals.
You must have excellent judgment in balancing legal risks with business strategy and a proven ability to learn new areas of law and function independently in a vibrant, fast-paced environment.