Aug 08, 2023 - Webflow is hiring a remote Product and Privacy Counsel. 📍Location: USA.
At Webflow, our mission is to bring development superpowers to everyone. Webflow is the leading visual development platform for building powerful websites without writing code. By combining modern web development technologies into one platform, Webflow enables people to build websites visually, saving engineering time, while clean code seamlessly generates in the background. From independent designers and creative agencies to Fortune 500 companies, millions worldwide use Webflow to be more nimble, creative, and collaborative. It’s the web, made better.
We’re looking for a dynamic Product and Privacy Counsel with a demonstrated passion for technology and privacy to help our internal clients navigate global product development compliance issues while driving Webflow’s privacy program forward. You’ll be responsible for partnering closely with our internal business teams (e.g., Product, Marketing, BizDev, Engineering, etc.) to review and facilitate upcoming product launches, announcements, and updates as part of Webflow’s continued growth.
About the role
- Location: Remote-first (United States)
- Full-time / part-time
- Exempt status
- Our cash compensation amount for this role ranges from $153,000 - $194,000 for most US locations and $170,000 - $215,000 for US locations with a higher cost of labor. All figures cited above are in $USD and pertain to workers located in the United States. Pay is based on several factors including market location, and may vary depending on job related experience, knowledge, qualifications, and skills.
- Reporting to the Head of Legal
As a Product and Privacy Counsel, you’ll …
- Assess and continuously improve and maintain Webflow’s data privacy and compliance strategy, policies, processes, and documentation.
- Collaborate with and provide expertise to multiple business units, such as Product, InfoSec, and Marketing on the privacy implications of existing and proposed services, products, and other customer offerings.
- Partner with Engineering, Product, Design and Data to incorporate privacy by design and risk management into Webflow’s products and services throughout the product lifecycle while enabling the teams to achieve their respective business goals and objectives.
- Review marketing collateral and activities, and advise on compliance with applicable laws.
- Draft and negotiate a variety of privacy and product related agreements and related terms, including DPAs, BizDev agreements, and vendor agreements.
- Work with commercial counsel to create and iterate on current terms and templates to move with heartfelt urgency in lockstep with Product and other cross-functional teams.
- Liaise between Product and the broader Legal team to keep teammates abreast of product roadmaps, initiatives, and legal support requests.
- Support Webflow’s response to third-party subpoenas and government requests for user data.
You’ll thrive as Privacy and Product Counsel if you:
- Are a motivated self-starter with the ability to self-serve on a majority of privacy and contractual issues.
- Have experience understanding and advising B2C and B2B companies on common legal issues they encounter and the role in-house counsel plays in enabling business clients to achieve their goals.
- Have knowledge of web frameworks and an understanding of web infrastructure.
- Have a general working knowledge of applicable privacy laws and regulations such as FCRA, FACTA, TCPA, TSR, CAN-SPAM, GLBA, HIPAA, and state-level privacy laws such as the CPRA. Familiarity and experience with international privacy laws, including PIPEDA, CASL, and GDPR, is a plus.
- Have prior experience in working on IP and AI (preferred, but not required).
- Are adaptable and an effective multi-tasker, with a demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple, often competing, demands for your time.
- Are a creative thinker, collaborative, and excited to contribute to a lean but growing Legal team on a variety of projects which may fall outside of your core expertise.
- Have a minimum of four years of in-house privacy/product counseling experience, preferably at a SaaS company.
- Have a JD and at least one active state bar membership (required), and CIPP certification (preferred but not required)
- Have a track record of forming and maintaining strong partner and cross-functional relationships.
Even if you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Research shows that you may still be considered for a role if you meet just half of the requirements.
Our Core Behaviors:
- Obsess over customer experience. We deeply understand what we’re building and who we’re building for and serving. We define the leading edge of what’s possible in our industry and deliver the future for our customers.
- Move with heartfelt urgency. We have a healthy relationship with impatience, channeling it thoughtfully to show up better and faster for our customers and for each other. Time is the most limited thing we have, and we make the most of every moment.
- Say the hard thing with care. Our best work often comes from intelligent debate, critique, and even difficult conversations. We speak our minds and don’t sugarcoat things — and we do so with respect, maturity, and care.
- Make your mark. We seek out new and unique ways to create meaningful impact, and we champion the same from our colleagues. We work as a team to get the job done, and we go out of our way to celebrate and reward those going above and beyond for our customers and our teammates.
Benefits & wellness
- Equity ownership (RSUs) in a growing, privately-owned company
- 100% employer-paid healthcare, vision, and dental insurance coverage for employees and dependents (US; full-time Canadian workers working 30+ hours per week), as well as Health Savings Account/Health Reimbursement Account, dependent on insurance plan selection. Employees also have voluntary insurance options, such as life, disability, hospital protection, accident, and critical illness
- 12 weeks of paid parental leave for both birthing and non-birthing caregivers, as well as an additional 6-8 weeks of pregnancy disability for birthing parents to be used before child bonding leave. Employees also have access to family planning care and reimbursement
- Flexible PTO with an mandatory annual minimum of 10 days paid time off, and sabbatical program
- Access to mental wellness coaching, therapy, and Employee Assistance Program
- Monthly stipends to support health and wellness, as well as smart work, and annual stipends to support professional growth
- Professional career coaching, internal learning & development programs
- 401k plan and financial wellness benefits, like CPA or financial advisor coverage
- Commuter benefits for in-office workers
Temporary employees are not eligible for paid holiday time off, accrued paid time off, paid leaves of absence, or company-sponsored perks.
Be you, with us
At Webflow, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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If you are extended an offer, that offer may be contingent upon your successful completion of a background check, which will be conducted in accordance with applicable laws. We may obtain one or more background screening reports about you, solely for employment purposes.
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