Counsel, Reddit X team


over 1 years ago

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Job Description

As Counsel to the X team, you’ll get to work with a variety of teams including the Reddit X product and engineering teams that are focused on blockchain-backed products, audio, chat, and new products. You must have excellent judgment in balancing legal risks with new technologies and business strategy and a proven ability to learn new areas of law and understand emerging technologies at a rapid pace and function independently in a demanding environment. You will use your drive and experience to make a big impact on Reddit’s business and Reddit X goals.  If you’re passionate about the law, technology, and business and love a challenging, team-focused, fast-moving environment, then this is the place for you. 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Advise multiple stakeholders across product, engineering, business development, finance, privacy, comms, marketing, and community throughout the product development cycle on a broad range of best practices and compliance issues regarding Reddit X products 
  • Understand and stay up to date on U.S. and international laws and regulations related to platforms, blockchain technology, and Reddit X products and have the ability to explain complex legal issues concisely and in basic terms
  • Provide pragmatic day-to-day and strategic advice to minimize legal risks while advancing Reddit’s and the X team’s goals and initiatives
  • Ability to draft clear and concise public-facing disclosures, disclaimers, terms of use or other public-facing documents for our users
  • Manage internal projects, training, processes, and drive cross-functional efforts to successful completion

What We Can Expect From You:

  • 4+ years relevant experience; JD from top law school; admitted to the Bar 
  • Proficiency in financial regulatory frameworks as applied to blockchain-backed products, as well as copyright law and licensing matters
  • Experience with financial technology and payments, blockchain technology, and privacy preferred 
  • Strong legal research skills and comfort tackling new and developing areas of law in the US and internationally
  • Comfortable handling chaos and ability to thrive in a team environment 
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Enthusiasm and passion for technology, law, and business 
  • Eagerness and drive to continue learning 
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