Business & Commercial Counsel

Location:

San Jose, California, United States
Requisition Number:
R0052364

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

The Opportunity

This exciting legal role puts you at the center of key initiatives that drive the business, and calls for a smart, dynamic individual who is collaborative, creative, and functions well in a fast-moving, constantly evolving environment.

Joining a large and highly successful in-house legal function at eBay, you will be providing a broad spectrum of advice to business teams. Your role will include:

  • Providing proactive, forward-thinking, and creative guidance to business leaders
  • Preparing, negotiating and reviewing general commercial contracts, terms and conditions, technology agreements, licensing agreements, partnership, marketing, and service agreements
  • Collaborating with counterparts in other legal teams to provide consistent advice that keeps the big picture in mind
  • Close partnership with functional groups within the Company on both transactional work and risk analysis, including Finance, Accounting, Corporate Development, Product, Marketing, Tax, Information Security, Privacy, Trust, Risk to execute on business goals.
  • Driving continuous improvements and scalability in department structure and operational processes to improve our ways of working
  • Leading special projects/initiatives and other duties as may be assigned

Ideal experience will include

  • Ability to provide advice and support in a wide range of areas including, but not limited to commercial, consumer protection, intellectual property, privacy and data protection, and regulatory matters
  • Proven experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating expense and revenue contracts with third party service providers
  • Outstanding legal and analytical skills, including rapid issue spotting and working with the business to prioritize, analyze, and mitigate risk effectively

Main Requirements

  • Bar membership in state of practice
  • 6+ years of relevant experience, with general knowledge of business practices at large national or international company preferred
  • Flexible and agile problem solver, with the ability to tolerate ambiguity
  • Demonstrated ability to balance legal and business risk with commercial opportunity
  • Eager to learn and take on the challenge of handling a broad range of legal and business matters working toward company goals
  • Strong communication skills and comfort addressing both junior staff and senior leaders
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, and capable of working with minimal direction
  • Ability to navigate large teams, collaborate effectively, and drive decision making
  • Well-organized and hard-working, with the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure
  • Attention to detail and strong project management skills
  • Genuine interest in relationship building across teams

Benefits

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Business & Commercial Counsel

San Jose, California, United States Requisition Number R0052364

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

The Opportunity

This exciting legal role puts you at the center of key initiatives that drive the business, and calls for a smart, dynamic individual who is collaborative, creative, and functions well in a fast-moving, constantly evolving environment.

Joining a large and highly successful in-house legal function at eBay, you will be providing a broad spectrum of advice to business teams. Your role will include:

  • Providing proactive, forward-thinking, and creative guidance to business leaders
  • Preparing, negotiating and reviewing general commercial contracts, terms and conditions, technology agreements, licensing agreements, partnership, marketing, and service agreements
  • Collaborating with counterparts in other legal teams to provide consistent advice that keeps the big picture in mind
  • Close partnership with functional groups within the Company on both transactional work and risk analysis, including Finance, Accounting, Corporate Development, Product, Marketing, Tax, Information Security, Privacy, Trust, Risk to execute on business goals.
  • Driving continuous improvements and scalability in department structure and operational processes to improve our ways of working
  • Leading special projects/initiatives and other duties as may be assigned

Ideal experience will include

  • Ability to provide advice and support in a wide range of areas including, but not limited to commercial, consumer protection, intellectual property, privacy and data protection, and regulatory matters
  • Proven experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating expense and revenue contracts with third party service providers
  • Outstanding legal and analytical skills, including rapid issue spotting and working with the business to prioritize, analyze, and mitigate risk effectively

Main Requirements

  • Bar membership in state of practice
  • 6+ years of relevant experience, with general knowledge of business practices at large national or international company preferred
  • Flexible and agile problem solver, with the ability to tolerate ambiguity
  • Demonstrated ability to balance legal and business risk with commercial opportunity
  • Eager to learn and take on the challenge of handling a broad range of legal and business matters working toward company goals
  • Strong communication skills and comfort addressing both junior staff and senior leaders
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, and capable of working with minimal direction
  • Ability to navigate large teams, collaborate effectively, and drive decision making
  • Well-organized and hard-working, with the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure
  • Attention to detail and strong project management skills
  • Genuine interest in relationship building across teams

Benefits

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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