Ecommerce Counsel

San Francisco
Dec 04, 2023
Dec 16, 2023
Contract Type

San Francisco Regular Corporate Function / Support – Legal Job ID: A91912


TikTok is the leading destination for short–form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.Why Join UsCreation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy – a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact – for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.Join us.About the teamOur legal team provides support to all aspects of TikTok Shop. We are looking for talented, energetic, humble globally–minded attorneys who are technically savvy, are comfortable with ambiguity and are strong team players. We are looking for a junior to mid–level lawyer to support our rapidly growing e–commerce business teams. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career.ResponsibilitiesWe are looking for a talented lawyer who will thrive in an environment that asks you to deliver to a high standard at pace, use sound judgement to effectively navigate ambiguity, juggle competing priorities and work to short turnaround times. You will bring your energy and enthusiasm to respond quickly to a business that is scaling fast. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career in a company that is enjoying hyper growth on a truly international scale.You will have experience advising digital platforms, in particular e–commerce platforms and online marketplaces, understand how the law is developing to regulate them, and have the versatility to advise across a broad range of commercial work streams. You will support a diverse range of initiatives across cross–functional and multi–jurisdictional teams to support the TikTok monetization and e–commerce teams.You will join a team that is dedicated to delivering excellent stakeholder service to achieve pragmatic solutions for the business. In doing so you will:– Support the business in understanding and complying with legal and regulatory requirements when launching new products, features, and initiatives in the US.– Provide expert advice and guidance on a wide range of monetization and e–commerce matters with a focus on consumer protection, B2B and B2C engagement, advertising, influencer marketing, and intellectual property.– Partner closely with local and international stakeholders in legal, privacy, and public policy, to deliver projects against short timeframes, setting appropriate priorities and managing legal risk.– Contribute to the continuous improvement of TikTok monetization and e–commerce initiatives through review of the consumer disclosures, policies, and terms and conditions applicable to our users/customers/partners and support for feature development.– Review, draft, negotiate, and manage commercial agreements relevant to digital and e–commerce platforms.– You will contribute to template development, process improvement and internal training, identifying and resolving opportunities to simplify workflows and reduce contractual friction.


Qualifications– Bachelor's degree plus a J.D. from an ABA–accredited law school– Member in good standing of a state bar– 4+ years of practice, including in–house experience preferably at a technology company– Solid experience in drafting and negotiation of agreements across the retail, creative, advertising, and technology industries– Knowledge of US laws as it applies to platform providers and e–commerce platforms– Experience in platform liability, intellectual property, consumer protection, regulatory and compliance schemes to new technology and e–commerce products and customer/third party agreements– Strong documentation, presentation, and communication skills in a cross–functional and global role– Ability to work independently on many different projects at once in a fast–paced environmentTikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at .

Job Information

The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $140000 – $228000 annually.

Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.

Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees:

We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.

Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.

We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.