Corporate Counsel

WideOrbit Inc.
San Francisco
Jan 06, 2023
Feb 03, 2023
Contract Type
San Francisco, CA or Remote – 790 – Legal

Say hello to a Wider World. WideOrbit helps media companies do more business by making it easier to buy and sell advertising. We build the one software platform that ties everything together – TV, radio, and digital ad sales, from pitch to payment. Chances are if there's an ad on your local TV or radio station, over–the–air or streaming, our technology helped put it there. Our customers include NBCUniversal, ABC/Disney, Fox, CBS/Viacom, AMC, TelevisaUnivision, Meredith, Audacy, and many more industry leaders around the world.

At WideOrbit, we make preserving our inclusive environment an ongoing priority, empowering team members to contribute at every level, in every function. We hire high–energy innovators who value diversity, unafraid to wield their passion and expertise to advocate for our customers and each other. At WideOrbit, you'll make a difference and see your impact every day, while learning, growing, and enjoying what you do!

Job Description:

As Corporate Counsel at WideOrbit, you will partner across the business to draft, negotiate, and review commercial contracts. This part time (20–25 hours per week) position provides flexibility – we will work with the candidate to determine if three days per week or five half days is best. You will report to the San Francisco based General Counsel and be a key contributor to the WideOrbit business team. If you are highly motivated, have excellent writing skills, and are capable of independently drafting and negotiating a wide range of legal agreements, including commercial, intellectual property, technology, and vendor agreements, this might be the right opportunity for you!

Here is what success will look like:

  • Reviewing, negotiating, and drafting of various contractual documents, including vendor agreements, NDAs, end user software license agreements, software support agreements, professional services agreements, hosted service agreements and responses to proposals, service provider agreements
  • Collaborating with various business owners and legal colleagues to develop process improvements, templates, and operational policies
  • Working with Procurement to minimize spend, maximize supplier diversity, and efficiently process vendor contracts
  • Assuring legal compliance and providing advice regarding legal risks associated with various business opportunities
  • The ideal candidate will have IP/open–source experience and be able to work with business teams to protect and grow WideOrbit's IP portfolio

To thrive in this role, we are looking for:

  • Minimum 7 years' legal experience in disciplines including commercial contract drafting and negotiation and intellectual property
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience at AMLaw 50 firm
  • In–house experience is a plus
  • JD or equivalent from a well–respected law school and excellent academic record
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, with a keen ability to communicate and collaborate effectively throughout all levels of the organization
  • Recognized subject matter expert in open source, software licensing, SaaS and/or e–commerce is preferred

Location: This position will be based in our San Francisco, CA office. Remote/Telecommute will be considered.


The compensation range listed, and general description of other compensation and benefits will apply to this position. WideOrbit reserves the right to pay more or less than the salary and benefit information posted. WideOrbit does not discriminate based on an applicant's status as protected by local, state, or federal law.

Besides a great work environment with smart and friendly coworkers, access to leadership and knowledge about how your work impacts company success, here are some of our benefits and perks:

A competitive salary, health insurance, sabbatical leaves, great vacation package, work/life balance, life event benefits, casual work attire, stocked café, 401(k) match, and plenty of opportunities to grow!

We are committed to treating all applicants fairly, WideOrbit is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law. Additionally, we consider qualified applicants whose histories are impacted by our justice system, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.