Director, Legal (Employment) United States /

Company: ActiveCampaign

Due to continued growth, we are looking to add to our Legal team. The successful candidate will be the Company's dedicated employment law subject matter expert and will report to the General Counsel. 

What your day could consist of:

    • Assisting the ActiveCampaign Legal and People departments with a variety of legal issues related to the company's global workforce.
    • Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing various contracts and policies, such as employment agreements and offer letters, variable compensation letters, staffing agreements, talent search agreements, separation agreements, employee handbooks, and various company policies across the ActiveCampaign entities.
    • Assist with interpretation, application, and staff training related to company policies, such as counseling on the application of various company disciplinary procedures.
    • Coordinate with external labor and employment counsel on a variety of legal issues.

What is needed:

    • Licensed to practice law in Illinois and/or California
    • 4-year undergraduate degree.
    • Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school.
    • 7+ years experience as an attorney with a strong focus on labor and employment law.
    • The ideal candidate will have prior experience counseling clients with an international workforce
    • Experience with Irish, Australian, Brazilian, and other LATAM legal regimes will be viewed favorably. 
    • Ideal candidates will also have experience with one or more of the following: dispute resolution, employment classification/FLSA, negotiating, administering, and/or drafting employee benefit plans, immigration laws, and familiarity with data privacy and data protection laws.
    • Must have excellent research, organizational, and project management skills and be capable of tracking and completing multiple tasks in a timely manner.
About ActiveCampaign:
We are a category-defining Customer Experience Automation Platform (CXA) that helps over 180,000 businesses in 170 countries meaningfully engage with their customers. The platform gives businesses of all sizes access to 800+ pre-built automations that combine email marketing, marketing automation, CRM, and machine learning for powerful segmentation and personalization across social, email, messaging, chat, and text. 

As a global multicultural company, we are proud of our inclusive culture which embraces diverse voices, backgrounds, and perspectives. We don’t just celebrate our differences, we believe our diversity is what empowers our innovation and success. You can find out more about our DEI initiatives here

As one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the world, we are scaling rapidly to keep up with market demand. We are growing all of our teams and looking for people who share our values, deliver innovation frequently, and join us in our mission to grow our customer base from 180,000 today to millions. We have been ranked #4 Best Place to Work on Built In Chicago in 2021, a best workplace for remote employees by Quartz and received recognition as a great place to work across all of our regions,  and continue to be globally recognized for our employee-centric culture here.

Perks and benefits:
ActiveCampaign is an employee-first culture. We take care of our employees at work and outside of work. You can see more of the details here, but some of our most popular benefits include:

-Comprehensive health and wellness benefits (including no premiums for employees on our HSA plan,  telehealth and tele-mental health, and access to the Calm app for meditation)
-Open paid time off
-Generous 401(k) matching with no vesting
-Generous stipend to outfit your remote office
-Access to life coaches via Modern Health
-Cool swag

ActiveCampaign is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, pay, grow and promote no matter of gender, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, protected veteran status, physical and mental abilities, or any other identities protected by law.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) strive to foster a diverse inclusive environment by supporting each other, building a strong sense of belonging, and creating opportunities for mentorship and professional growth for their members.

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