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General Counsel- North America

  • New York, United States
  • Fort Lauderdale, United States
  • Nashville, United States
+2 more

Job description

We are…

A leading digital sports media group with a large global presence. Our Better Collective brands, including Action Network, Playmaker, Rotogrinders, HLTV, and The Nation Network, attract over 400 million monthly visits. At Better Collective, we believe in the power of sports to unite and inspire people. With our innovative approach and fan-first mentality, we're redefining how sports content is consumed and shared.

Like all winning teams, we value respect, creativity, and fun. We operate in a dynamic environment where collaboration drives ideation and where you will help shape the ever-growing sports media landscape as we know it. Here at Better Collective, we provide an opportunity for your voice to be heard and create a space where you can have fun in the process. We’re not just about work, rather we look to build a community that celebrates victories, learns from hardships, and grows as one. Whether a sports fan or just curious, Better Collective is the place where your talent can shine while you make a real impact along the way.

Join us and become part of an exciting journey!

You Are...

As Head of US Legal in Better Collective, you will be part of a talented and ambitious team. You will lead a growing US Legal team, provide diverse legal guidance to a variety of internal stakeholders and help drive our US legal processes. You will balance commercial and strategic goals with legal and risk factors and work extensively with corporate and commercial law, advertising regulations, gambling law and intellectual property. Occasionally, international and domestic travel will be required. This position is part of our global Group Legal & Compliance team and will report to our General Counsel in Denmark.

You Will:

  • Develop and lead North American legal strategy to promote and protect the company's interests

  • Manage an international team of legal professionals, ensuring high levels of performance, development, and engagement

  • Lead the delivery of legal support to the North American business to help accomplish corporate goals, strategies and priorities

  • Lead North America public policy initiatives, including engagement with relevant regulators and participation in trade bodies

  • Cascade Group Legal & Compliance initiatives down through the North American business, ensuring that they are adapted as needed to local requirements

  • Maintain a deep understanding of relevant legal risk and liability and company position on various matters

  • Support the company’s M&A activity as needed, from due diligence through to integration

  • Project manage the implementation of legal initiatives and projects.

Job requirements

You Have...

  • 10+ years post-qualification experience; a combination of in-house legal and private practice experience is an advantage; 3-5 years experience in a similar position is strongly preferred

  • Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited institution; admission to the New York, California and/or Florida state bar is an advantage

  • Experience in commercial, corporate, media, gaming and/or e-commerce law

  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and client service skills

  • Experience exercising influence and managing change while having an open and inclusive tone

  • Ability to translate complex legal concepts into simple language and clear action plans

  • Commercial mind-set and business acumen; drive to deliver high quality results with a strong attention to detail

  • Positive, can-do attitude to fuel growth and innovation

  • Ability to multi-task and follow through in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment

  • Professional report writing and presentation skills; reasonably high level of technological literacy and adaptability to new tools and technologies; Legal Operations knowledge is an advantage.

What we offer...

  • Generous benefits package and unlimited PTO

  • Annual bonus

  • Pet insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K match

  • Tons of growth opportunities

  • A fun and kind team supporting your success and always down to do something fun

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and the community.

Base Salary Range: $250,000-$320,000

  • New York
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Nashville
+2 more


  • New York
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Nashville
+2 more