Facebook Lead Counsel, 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 a highly motivated team player to serve as Lead Counsel supporting Facebook's US sales team. The position will focus on providing strategic and tactical legal guidance to internal sales and business clients on a range of legal issues related to Facebook products, including privacy. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.
Help ensure sales and sales support teams are aware of key legal developments that might impact products or clients
Serve as legal representative for clients, coordinating information across legal stakeholders, including product, commercial, regulatory, IP, and litigation attorneys as needed
Provide product, engineering, and other business teams with legal advice on sales related tools
Coordinate with policy and communications colleagues on escalations, external communication, and policy development
J.D. degree and membership in at least one U.S. state bar
5+ years of legal experience, from a law firm or in-house (including litigation, regulatory or product counseling experience)
Experience in the legal frameworks that apply to online advertising, mobile, social networking, or other Internet technologies
Experience with product counseling to sales and sales support teams
Experience working on multiple projects at once
Knowledge of legal frameworks that apply to data-driven advertising
Experience working with or in support of diverse communities
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