Product Counsel

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Who We Are: 

At Calm, we have a simple, albeit BIG mission: to make the world a happier and healthier place. Through our website, blog, and app—filled with meditations, sleep stories, music, movement, and more—we’re redefining what mental care looks like in 2021 and beyond. With over 100 million users worldwide, 100,000 new users daily, and our growing partnerships with major companies, we’re having a positive effect on more and more people each and every day. And while the heart of Calm is digital, we are growing and expanding offline with a variety of products and services to help deliver on our mission of health and happiness, the world over. 

What We Do:

Calm is growing its content library and gaining more exposure every day. Because of this new growth, the number of contracts is climbing, and the nature of our branded relationships is becoming more complex. Copyright, trademark, and rights of publicity are underlying parts of these contracts, as well as relationships that require Calm content to be distributed on other platforms. Experience with these legal issues is crucial for candidates looking to help grow the legal team into the future.

What You’ll Do:

We are looking for an exceptional attorney who is passionate about product and committed to advancing Calm’s mission of making the world a healthier and happier place.  As Product Counsel, you will embed into high-impact product initiatives for Calm’s core consumer app.  You will work hand-in-hand with cross-functional stakeholders on product development teams as a dedicated legal resource who will provide agile and practical legal counsel so the team can effectively and responsibly navigate a range of legal and regulatory frameworks.  This role will report to the Head of Trust, Consumer Product, Privacy & IP and will work closely with members of the product, engineering, design, and customer experience teams, among others.

  • Provide agile and practical counsel on new cutting-edge products and features for the Calm app from early in the product development cycle through launch
  • Work closely with and support a range of cross-functional stakeholders to enable product design flexibility while providing advice consistent with legal obligations across all relevant areas, including consumer protection, privacy, and marketing  
  • Build enduring and sustaining relationships with partners from Engineering, Product, Design, Customer Experience, and other teams to ensure creative and powerful product development and high impact launches 
  • Draft and curate clear and succinct product-related terms, FAQs, and other communications
  • Build subject matter expertise on an ongoing basis across relevant and sometimes shifting regulatory frameworks so that you are best equipped to assess risk and see around corners
  • Develop a deep understanding of our technology and tech stack to provide expert counsel from a informed and tech-forward perspective

Who You Are:

  • Member in good standing of the California or New York Bar
  • 4+ years of experience as an attorney, preferably with some experience in-house
  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience providing product counseling on complex products to a variety of stakeholders, including non-lawyers
  • Experience across a range of legal disciplines and global legal frameworks relevant to technology product counseling, such as consumer protection, privacy, and marketing
  • Intellectually curious and deeply interested in technology 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Consummate team player who loves helping others succeed and has a can-do attitude
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent at multitasking and managing competing priorities
  • Adept at issue spotting and anticipating risk but does not suffer from analysis paralysis

Nice-to-Haves: 

  • Experience providing product counsel in the mobile app and web app spaces
  • Deep experience with consumer protection law
  • Project management experience
  • Undergraduate STEM major or coursework related to technology or product design

We believe that mental health is health, and every person should be considered in the discussion. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Calm is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, both in our hiring practices and in our experiences as a Calm employee. We strive to create a mindful and respectful environment where everyone can bring their authentic self to work, and experience a culture that is free of harassment, racism, and discrimination. 

Calm is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. Please inform Calm’s Recruiting team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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An Insider's view of Calm

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

We’re a hard-working, collaborative team with ambitious goals, but Calm understands the importance of individual well-being and how that impacts how we show up at work. Calm fosters a supportive, remote-first culture that enables us to meet both our professional goals and personal interests.

Katrina

Lead Product Manager

What does your typical day look like?

As a working mom of 2, I’m grateful to work for a remote first company that gives me the opportunity to balance being a mom and also a career. My day starts with the Daily Calm so I can be completely present and effective. My favorite part of my job is connecting with a diverse array of talent who all have unique experiences that add value to Calm.

Ali

Recruiting Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

The most important thing I’ve learned at Calm is how to evaluate and scope a project so that it regularly delivers value for our company and stakeholders. As an engineer, it helps us prioritize when there’s a lot to do, effectively weight tradeoffs and evaluate requirements so i can see my contributions and feel proud of them.

Kamla

Data Engineering Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

By making our team a safe space for creative ideas!
Within engineering, I help drive and facilitate projects that make our team happier and more productive! For example: making our interview process more junior friendly, improving our remote onboarding, and addressing tech debt etc.

Ellen

Director of Engineering

What is your vision for the company?

At Calm, we're working to scale up on everything we do across the company, from Engineering to Marketing to Content. We're also making sure that as we scale, everyone on the team is able to grow in their career, take risks, and have a huge impact.

Tyler

Principal Engineer

What are Calm Perks + Benefits

Calm Benefits Overview

We're committed to supporting our team in every aspect of their personal and professional lives. That goes way beyond 'perk's. We'll cover 100% of your health, dental, and vision, and give you monthly stipends for your fitness and wellness routines too. When we say PTO is Take What You Need, we really mean it, whether that's a mental health day, or a trip around the world. Your home office should be as functional and inspirational as your office office. We'll give you a WFH stipend to help. Your family is a vital part of community too. That's why we offer baby bonding leave to all salaried employees. Calm can only grow if you do. We offer a great salary, equity, 401(k), and even a generous extended learning budget. Our calendar of (virtual) social events ensures you always feel part of, and close with, the team, no matter where you are.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
100 dollar wellness
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Fitness Subsidies
To celebrate how Calm is working to make the world happier and healthier, employees are given the benefit of a $100 monthly wellness stipend to put toward their own happiness and health.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Calm provides a $750 work from home budget to go towards creating a more comfortable and productive home workspace.
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Paid industry certifications
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