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Reporting to the President/Chief Operating Officer, the General Counsel (“GC”) serves as the chief legal officer of Community Brands and is a member of the senior leadership team. The GC is responsible for providing strategic legal and business advice in various areas, such as commercial and customer contracts, technology agreements, software/SaaS agreements, domestic and international business transactions, data privacy and protection, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, compliance with regulatory schemes, litigation management, labor and employment, intellectual property and risk management. The GC will be responsible for a team, which consists currently of 2 attorneys.
This position can be located, in order of preference, in Knoxville, TN or St. Petersburg, FL.
Community Brands is the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, faith-based groups and K-12 schools. With approximately 2,000 employees serving over 100,000 clients in 30 countries, Community Brands helps organizations grow stronger and achieve their missions. Organizations adopt Community Brands software to manage memberships, career centers, learning, accounting, mobile giving, peer-to-peer fundraising, donations admission, enrollments and events. Community Brands has 40 different brands in three divisions: Ministry Brands; Educational Brands; and Community Brands, $500M in revenues and is backed by Private Equity Firms Greater Sum Ventures and Insight Partners.
Competitive compensation package includes base, bonus and incentive equity commensurate with experience.
10-15+ years of legal experience including serving as a General Counsel in a similar size company; or Deputy General Counsel in charge of a division of a larger company. Candidates must possess considerable in-house experience as a corporate lawyer ideally with a software company, and be capable of handling all of the legal and business issues associated with a growth-oriented, private equity-owned business.
Yes. Local/Regional candidates preferred, with a focus on Knoxville and St. Petersburg.
Active bar membership in at least one US jurisdiction.
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