Genflow helps creators become entrepreneurs. We started in 2016 and since have become one of the leading creator platforms in the world. We do this in a way that has never been done before by giving them a 360 experience through leveraging our platform, infrastructure, team and experience all in one place.
We do everything in house and we have helped some of the biggest creators launch their own brands whether that’s DTC brands (cosmetics, fashion or fitness etc) or their own digital brands (mobile apps, courses, membership clubs, gated content) or traditional talent management.
With over 100 clients around the world, a team of 90+, international warehouses and offices we are now entering a real growth phase as a company (raised $11m Jan 2021) and looking to add the best people in the world to join us.
Our vision is to help anyone become an entrepreneur
See our team in our vlog > Weekflow
See what we do on > Instagram
Learn about the business > https://genflow.com/
Our Founders Podcast and Origin Story of Genflow > https://lifeofanentrepreneur.com/
About the role
We are looking for a proactive, pragmatic, and knowledgeable sole Legal Counsel to join Genflow! You will have the opportunity to lead the Legal agenda at Genflow, establishing close relationships with the management team and partnering cross functionally. You will also have a creative, hands-on approach and there is an opportunity to cover a large variety of legal projects. The ideal candidate will have a high-level understanding in relation to commercial matters and risks associated within a growing tech start-up business.
What you will do
Draft and review all commercial agreements, such as; client partnership agreements (mobile app, products, equity, talent management agreements, and marketing services provided to clients), supplier and commercial agreements).
Draft exceptional standard NDAs confidentiality agreements and, disclaimers.
Draft and manage all employee and freelancer agreements.
Partner with the marketing team and draft required terms and conditions for prizes and competitions.
Work closely within the Leadership team to understand how the business operates, the legal agreements required, as well as minimising any business risks.
Negotiate contracts for Genflow when dealing with new clients, phone calls with clients lawyers.
Advise the company on risks and reduce legal risk factors relating to the business (such as; stock, marketing, breaches, term and termination, non-compete provisions, liability, client adhering to obligations, exclusivity, IP)
Advise on any client, internal disputes and settlements.
Contract management of all executed agreements and work closely with the business on renewals and potential terminations.
Liaise with clients’ lawyers on behalf of Genflow and provide reporting on occasion.
Establish relationships with external counsel and US lawyers.
Work collaboratively with the VP of People to ensure employee relation matters are managed in a compliant and fair manner.
We would like to meet someone who
Has prior experience drafting and reviewing a range of commercial agreements.
Has trained at a reputable law firm, as well as in-house experience as Legal Counsel.
Has prior experience managing commercial legal matters.
Has a passion for ecommerce and has practiced across online business and tech.
Is an analytical problem solver and seeks opportunity to take initiative implementing effective and pragmatic solutions in a legally compliant manner.
Seeks every opportunity to ensure excellent record-keeping and his highly organised.
Has admirable communication skills, both written and verbal.
Enjoys building relationships cross functionally, reslishes providing advice.
Appreciates working autonomously, displays the desire to problem solve and present solutions.
Is highly organised and able to manage competing priorities.
Thrives is adopting a proactive in approach to work.
The important technical skills
Qualified solicitor (England and Wales).
3-7 post qualification experience.
GDPR/data protection experience desired although not essential
What it’s like working here
We are an incredibly talented team, assembled with experts from across various industries and specialisms. Genflow has achieved a lot of commercial success in a short space of time, culminating in our most recent round of investment in early 2021. We are intense, focused and most importantly we are winners. If you want to be part of a business and culture that will push you to achieve career-defining skills and goals whilst truly defining consumer behaviour, then come join us.
Small Teams & Real Ownership
Work in small, multi-disciplinary teams allowing you real ownership of your work. We're proud of the close and friendly culture in our team and do our best to support this with team socials.
At Genflow, our brands have customers in the tens-hundreds of thousands and love the products we build, so you can be sure that your work will have an impact.
The Best Tech, London Offices & Remote Options
We work with the latest and best technology available. Our team is constantly exploring new ways to improve our stack and you'll get the latest Mac hardware when you start. We have offices in East London which you're welcome to use and we also offer Hybrid working.
Your own PC/Mac set up
Company enhanced sick pay
Hybrid working policy
Your team events
Personal development budget
Confidential wellness coaching