Vice President, Deputy General Counsel – Corporate & Employment

| Denver, CO, USA +18 more | Remote
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About the opportunity

Overview: Contentful seeks a sophisticated and business-savvy attorney to join the legal team as VP, Deputy General Counsel – Corporate & Employment. Reporting to Contentful’s Chief Legal Officer, this person will have responsibility for general corporate matters, M&A, securities, stock administration, board and shareholder matters, compliance, international expansion, and employment law matters. This is a global position and will contribute directly to the success of the Company.
Company: Contentful brings the building blocks of content together to create once and reuse for any digital experience. The API-first platform integrates easily with data sources and new functionality as digital experiences and technology evolve. Contentful helps companies unlock the power of digital content so they can build faster and deliver at scale, making their content a strategic business asset. Nearly 30% of the Fortune 500 and thousands of companies around the world rely on Contentful to help them bring their best ideas to life.
Experience: 12+ years of relevant experience at law firm and in-house, as well as 5+ years of experience managing a team. IPO, international, and Public company experience strongly preferred.

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital experiences
  • Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share ownership and the success of our company
  • We value Work-Life balance and You Time! A generous amount of paid time off, including vacation days, education days, and volunteer days
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for information, support, discussion, and counseling for life’s challenges
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Use your physical fitness budget to get away from your desk and support your physical wellness
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual and in person events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties 
  • A monthly phone/internet stipend and phone upgrade reimbursement after 2 years
  • Plus, Contentful socks! And other amazing swag as part of company events. Oh yeah!

This role will need to be conducted in a state in which we are currently registered to do business. 

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Who are we?

Contentful is the intelligent composable content platform that unlocks all of an organization’s digital content to deliver impactful customer experiences, making content a strategic business asset. The Contentful Platform, Contentful Studio, and the Contentful Ecosystem combine the flexibility of composable content with the intelligence of AI, empowering digital teams to drive business momentum through collaboration, speed, and scale. Contentful powers innovative content experiences across brands, regions, and channels for organizations around the world, including nearly 30% of the Fortune 500. Nearly 800 people from more than 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
  • People Operations
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Chorus.AICRM
    • DocuSignCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SlackCollaboration
    • ZoomCollaboration
    • Monday.comProject Management

An Insider's view of Contentful

How does your team reward individual success?

On our team, advocacy for individual team members contribution is one of the primary pillars for how we work. Teammates are recognized in company-wide emails announcing the closure of newly won opportunities. We celebrate individual wins on global team calls and honor the work of those that have gone above and beyond to create a multiplier effect.

Sara

Vice President, Solution Engineering

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since joining Contentful in February 2020 I have had the opportunity to take on new challenges and responsibilities and to pursue my career goals. With the support of the company, I could expand my learnings and skills and put them to work. I have started as an individual contributor and now I manage a team of seven people.

Tania

Manager, Sales Operations

What is your vision for the company?

Our vision is a world where every company can easily publish content and seamlessly iterate to create the engaging digital experiences today's customers demand. Contentful is for builders, by builders. We empower creators with the right tools to build digital better, faster. Contentful is one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the world.

Laurence

Senior Vice President, Customer Experience

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We have embraced an active experimental mindset. Every individual can pitch and run an experiment that can also be cross-functional, providing wide exposure. We run bi-weekly brainstorms on these to validate regularly and sometimes include customers. Many of these have solved customer problems and ended up as paid offerings.

Arjun

Senior Manager, Professional Services

What are Contentful Perks + Benefits

Contentful Benefits Overview

With stock options and salaries that grow alongside your impact, you’ll be well taken care of. We believe that experts stay experts by continually learning. We make this happen by giving you an education budget for conferences, courses, and books.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Company equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available

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