In House Counsel
Two Hat
Montréal, QC
Filtering the negative to make room for the positive.

At Two Hat, our mission is to help social networks build safe and healthy online communities by removing negative interactions to make room for positive human connections. We believe that everyone should be free to share online without fear of harassment or abuse.

Processing nearly 30 billion interactions a month, Two Hat enables clients across a variety of social networks and gaming companies to deliver positive user experiences by detecting and filtering harmful content in real time, before it reaches the community. More than just a filter, we provide an all-in-one content moderation solution, with data analysis, content escalations, flexible workflows, auto-moderated user reports, and more. Clients benefit from our scalable, autonomous, and transparent solution, as well as our team of industry experts who consult on best practices and industry standards. As a leading provider of content moderation best practices, we believe we can restore the original purpose of the internet - to empower positive human connection and facilitate healthy social online interactions.

Removing illegal content is a shared responsibility. To that end, we work with international governments and law enforcement in helping to prevent the targeting of children through the internet, and train AI to detect new child exploitation material.

Who you are

This is an exciting period of rapid growth as we onboard new enterprise level clients. To support this growth, we are currently looking for an experienced lawyer with an interest and understanding of information technology, SaaS sales agreements, and data privacy requirements on an international scale, to act as our In House Counsel. This is a remote opportunity for someone to take us along our growth trajectory through direct knowledge of scaling a startup and experience in reviewing, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts, master service agreements and software-as-a-service agreements as well as providing advice and guidance on licencing agreements, privacy, GDPR and anti-spam law. It's a chance for an In House Counsel who wants to be part of our intentional mission - to make a difference in online communities.

Why you want this role

Global exposure. You want to work closely with internal teams negotiating, writing, reviewing, and refining sales and partnership agreements for enterprise clients on a global scale. You want to apply your expertise in GDPR data privacy and security in Canada and expand your knowledge to include all of our North American and international customers

Impact. You want to be a catalyst that spearheads projects, including updating sales agreements and training of the sales team on contract language.

Career development. You want to grow into a General Corporate Counsel role or a Data Privacy Officer.

How you will make an impact every day:
Expedite agreements. Review, interpret, draft, revise, and negotiate terms in sales and partnership contracts, both domestically and internationally.
Manage legal projects. Pivot to handle difficult situations. Anticipate and effectively resolve sensitive legal projects, handling difficult situations diplomatically and independently.
Update and maintain contract management system. Complete the revision of master service, non-disclosure, and other standard form agreements. Perform regular internal reviews and ensure compliance of existing legacy contracts key terms, policies and exceptions.
Collaborate. Work in close partnership with internal teams, primarily Sales, to drive deal negotiations to successful closure. Provide training sessions to empower the Sales team to draw up initial agreements and negotiate business terms effectively.
Enforce the legal process. Protect our intellectual property, limit our liability, assure data privacy and protection, including amendments to existing contracts.
What you bring

The experience. You have a license to practice law in Canada. You have 5-8 years of combined experience at an enterprise and startup level with a background in supporting SaaS based organizations.
The hands-on expertise. You have a deep understanding of technology agreements and GDPR. Ideally, you have broader corporate law experience. You have expertise negotiating, drafting, and reviewing sales and partnership contracts with particular focus on data privacy, terms, and terminations. You can balance timelines and risks.
The knowledge. You have sound and pragmatic business judgment to identify and resolve disputes according to contractual requirements. You have the business acumen to support complex, international technology transactions efficiently. You can provide deep insights both proactively to help us grow and implement processes; and in the moment, pivoting to ensure sales are closed and risks are eliminated.
The relationship management skills. You can build strong relationships across internal teams. You have the ability to listen and to guide an internal team through process changes. You are comfortable sharing your expertise through training and guidance.
Join us

Our CEO and Founder is a visionary who believes in a better internet for everyone- and it's a vision each one of us stands behind. Sure, it's a lofty goal; and maybe it sounds impossible…but we don't think it is. Our technology is capable of more now than when we started, but unsafe users are growing increasingly deceptive. We continue to step up our game and meet those challenges at every turn.

Right now, we are growing and we aren't slowing down anytime soon. We are looking for brilliant, innovative and deeply conscientious people to join our team and be part of our mission. This is a place where:

We have an evolving startup culture of fiercely dedicated and collaborative individuals
A tech giant praised us for tackling - and solving - a highly complex chat feature
We are known as the thought leaders in the evolving space of content moderation and are engaged in shaping anti-bullying legislation in the US and EU
Pink Shirt Day means something to us on a deeper level
We believe in recognizing our peers through spot rewards that are handed out by the CEO
We host a "Mug Club" which is our version of a Ted Talk presented by anyone with a bright idea
Interested in applying but worried you don't have it all? At Two Hat we know not everyone gains their experience following a traditional path. If you share our values, want to make a difference and meet 70% of the qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Express your interest here or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn to learn more about us.

Two Hat welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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