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Director (or Senior) Counsel of Legal & Business Affairs (Adtech & Digital Media Transactions)

Company: Roku
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

What you'll be doingRoku is seeking an experienced and self-motivated transactions attorney with a strong understanding of advanced digital advertising, sponsorships, marketing, and media buying and IOs to join its legal team. You will provide legal guidance to some of the most interesting and novel issues arising in the TV streaming industry. This position will support and counsel Roku's ad sales and ad operations organizations.In this role, you will:Draft, review and negotiate agreements with advertisers, ad agencies, ad servers, and data management companies, as well as ad tech platforms and ad tech technology providers.Structure and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements in support of Roku's advertising platform, including master services agreements, vendor agreements, and data integration arrangements.Advise on marketing law and consumer protection issues, including FTC guidelines on truth in advertising, marketing claims and endorsement, TCPA, CAN-SPAM and state promotions, contest and sweepstakes laws.Advise on data privacy issues in the context of commercial transactions.Review of ad creatives, advertising claims and sponsorships.Develop and draft policies for custom content integrations, sponsorships and native advertising.Collaborate cross-functionally with a wide variety of Roku business units, including the ad sales, ad partnerships, ad ops, content & services, finance, tax, product, engineering, and marketing teams.Work closely with other members of the legal team to address the company's broader data collection, storage, use and transfer practices.Draft, provide and implement guidelines (including advertising and data guidelines), standard agreements, platform policies, processes and procedures that have implications on data privacy and consumer protection.Help develop scalable processes to allow the advertising team the flexibility necessary to move quickly.Keep up to date on the latest developments in laws, regulation and industry trends applicable to martech, ad tech, digital media and technology, Big Data, OTT and IOT, including data privacy laws, consumer protection laws, and other guidance from relevant agencies.We're excited if you haveThe successful candidate must have experience negotiating media buying agreements and IOs, and a demonstrated ability to translate legal requirements into actionable advice for the ad sales and ad ops teams. You must have a good, general understanding of digital advertising technology, internet technology and cloud computing technology, keen analytical abilities and excellent judgment, a pragmatic approach to problem solving, flexibility to adapt and thrive in an environment that is constantly changing, and the ability to make smart decisions in the face of ambiguity and imperfect information. The role requires an entrepreneurial mindset that enables you to work independently. This is an amazing opportunity to play a key role in supporting the company's rapid growth.Specific background should include:At least 10 years of combined transactional legal experience at a law firm and in-house, that includes working with internet, technology and/or media companies in the ad tech/data space (e.g., ad serving, programmatic, data management, measurement and analytics).Familiarity with both B2B and B2C aspects of the digital advertising ecosystem.Familiarity with insertion orders and IAB terms and conditions for digital advertising.Experience working with brands and advertising agencies.Subject matter expertise in data privacy, marketing and consumer protection laws.Significant experience drafting and negotiating SaaS agreements, digital marketing agreements, agreements with creative services agencies, production companies, talent and rights holders, and similar complex services agreements, including related privacy and data security provisions.Skills and experience necessary to advise on a broad range of the legal issues related to digital advertising businesses, including intellectual property, data protection, consumer protection and privacy issues in the context of advertising related technology (e.g., use of beacons, cookies and cookie alternatives across devices, programmatic technologies and matching of datasets to target ads to various audience segments).Experience working in a cross-department, cross-functional role requiring good client relationship skills, including the ability to independently solicit the advice and input of different stakeholders as necessary and appropriate.Excellent negotiating skills, keen analytical abilities, a pragmatic approach to problem solving, as well as a track record of success in handling complex business and legal issues in a fast-paced, agile and evolving technology-driven business environment.Proven ability to quickly understand complex products and services, while identifying key issues and risks and offering creative solutions for business enablement.Bachelor's degree and a Juris Doctorate degree from a U.S. accredited law school.Licensed to practice law in the state of New York or California.#LI-BD1SDL2017

Keywords: Roku, San Jose , Director (or Senior) Counsel of Legal & Business Affairs (Adtech & Digital Media Transactions), Other , San Jose, California

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