Director, Legal

Jun 30, 2024
Jul 28, 2024
Trademark Agent
Contract Type


This is a very exciting and highly innovative time here at Outside.


Outside Interactive, Inc., the premier hub for active lifestyle enthusiasts, offers best–in–class content and experiences to more than 70 million of the world's most passionate outdoor, wellness, and endurance enthusiasts every month. We inspire a broad and diverse audience to do the activities they love with greater enjoyment, inspiration, and knowledge and are dedicated to making real change in the outdoor and fitness industries.

Outside Interactive, Inc. is looking for a business–minded transactional attorney with 7+ years of proven complex corporate and commercial contracts experience gained at a law firm and in–house at a media, technology or e–commerce company to join its growing legal team. This role provides a unique opportunity to assist with the creation of a legal department that supports a wide–ranging dynamic collection of active lifestyle brands. We are looking for a motivated and diligent attorney who is comfortable with a broad range of responsibilities ranging from commercial transactions to data privacy, content ownership, product counseling and content licensing. The right person for this role is comfortable operating largely independently in a fast–paced and high–growth environment.

Within 1 month, you will:
  • Provide strategic counsel to company leadership, including related to areas of risk and mitigation strategies.
  • Draft and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements, including marketing, technology, licensing, business development, HR, master services, contractor, confidentiality and other commercial agreements.
Within 6 months, you will:
  • Partner with the company's senior leadership and business teams to manage, negotiate and execute on a broad range of commercial initiatives and the organization's day–to–day operational / contract needs and strategic priorities.
  • Lead efforts in preparing, implementing and refining various contract forms, processes and procedures.

Within 12 months, you will:

  • Play an integral part in establishing a legal function at Outside: including systems implementation, policy drafting and process education and roll out.
  • Develop and conduct periodic employee trainings on various matters.
  • Engage in or lead various other projects and duties, which may include data privacy, compliance, product counseling, public policy matters, real estate and insurance.

What YOU bring to Outside: (Preferred Qualifications)

  • JD required. Bar admission and in good standing in at least one state.
  • 7+ years of relevant experience, with at least 3 years working in–house, preferably at an early–stage company.
  • Significant experience drafting and negotiating complex technology, commercial and intellectual property agreements.
  • Experience managing risk and compliance as applicable to a variety of business units and ability to anticipate and advise on risk with a commercial mind set based on the needs of the business.
  • General knowledge of data protection laws (both U.S. and international)/regulatory requirements highly desirable.
  • Be extremely bright but also have an EQ to match your IQ, and the ability to engage effectively with all levels of employees and management
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision but be a team player with a great "can do" attitude, and willingness to take the initiative to make a significant impact across the business.
  • Be comfortable simultaneously managing workloads, multiple client demands and shifting priorities within a fast–paced, rapidly evolving environment

We are unable to Sponsor or Transfer a VISA for this position

Remote jobs and those jobs that can be located in Boulder, Colorado: Employees can expect to be paid a salary between $190,000 to $230,000. Other benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, Flexible Time Away, sick leave, and many more. The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for this role, and may vary based on market data/ranges, an applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Outside Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristics. Pursuant to applicable laws, we also make accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We believe a diverse team is a strong team, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.