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Facebook Associate General Counsel, AR/VR Sales in Menlo Park, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook seeks an experienced, highly motivated attorney to serve as an Associate General Counsel on the Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) sales legal team supporting Oculus Quest line of products, Portal and other Facebook AR/VR technologies. In this role, you will support the sales team responsible for Oculus for Business and other Enterprise sales; work to ensure compliance with a variety of safety, certification, and language requirements across multiple jurisdictions; and provide legal guidance to a range of markets and customers. The ideal candidate will provide front line legal support as a self-starter with strong communication, drafting and negotiation skills working collaboratively with legal colleagues and business partners across the organization.

Required Skills:

  1. Coordinate with legal, public policy and sales colleagues on multi-disciplinary issues

  2. Advise on sales activities, retail relationships, distributor arrangements, enterprise contracts, public contracting requirements, go-to-market plans and campaigns, partner and co-marketing programs, product launch readiness, and online sales

  3. Understanding of antitrust laws as well as strong collaboration with global legal colleagues in the U.S. and other countries

  4. Ability to travel to Menlo Park, CA as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar

  2. 8+ years of experience working with internal engineering, product design, security, or sales teams throughout the product development life cycle advising on regulatory requirements, and how to communicate or mitigate risks for new technologies

  3. Extensive understanding and experience counseling business partners on domestic and international sales issues, regulations, and best practices

  4. Experience with enterprise agreements, drafting, negotiations, and support

  5. Experience drafting and/or revising internal and external-facing sales contracts and program documents

  6. Experience creating and providing relevant training and ongoing awareness to legal team colleagues and internal clients

  7. Strategic thinker with proven legal and business judgment

  8. Experience translating legal advice into actionable guidance for innovative product and business teams

  9. Experience in organizing, prioritizing, and managing projects effectively

  10. Sound and practical business judgment, intellectual creativity, and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Government and/or public sector contracting experience

  2. Experience with hardware distribution sales, warranty support, and services agreements

  3. Experience working with independent software vendors

  4. Data privacy and security experience as well as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) experience

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.