General Counsel

Dosh - Austin, TX (30+ days ago)


Dosh: The App That Pays
As the fastest growing app that finds cash for consumers and helps businesses acquire and retain customers, Dosh is revolutionizing the way the world does cash back. Dosh users get cash back for booking hotels (on top of ultra-competitive rates), shopping, and dining out at more than 100,000 businesses, restaurants, and hotels nationwide. Using breakthrough technology to eliminate wasted advertising spend, Dosh puts that money back into the pockets of consumers and businesses. No cutting coupons. No scanning receipts. No hassle. Just cold, hard cash. Doshers can then transfer the cash directly into a bank account or PayPal, or donate to a charity.
We are looking for an excellent General Counsel to add value to and be the “backbone” of our business. You will ensure that company operates within the law at all times, offer counsel on legal issues, create an effective guardian of the organization and facilitate business strategies development. The successful candidate will be able to ensure legal compliance and limit risk exposure. This position will report to our CEO & Founder and based out of our Austin HQ.

What you will do:
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management
  • Set internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
  • Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action
  • Anticipate issues and estimate risks strategically
  • Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
  • Base your decision making process on ethics and integrity
  • Create associations of trust and respect with key stakeholders
  • Deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, politicians, clients)
  • Attract, develop, direct, motivate and drive performance from team
  • Draft agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights
  • Meet legal objectives
  • Deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas
  • Advise on legal aspects of the company’s financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes
What you will bring:
  • Proven general counseling experience in business environment (preferrably Software, Consumer, FinTech)
  • Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigations, labor law, etc)
  • In-depth understanding of how legal issues affect organizations
  • Ability to develop legal strategy and objectives
  • Well-versed in how business operate with financial acumen
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills
  • First class interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and to “see around the corner”
  • BSc degree in Law or J.D. degree
  • MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an asset
Dosh Employee Perks:
1. The opportunity to join us on our mission to positively impact millions of people's lives financially
2. A ground floor opportunity with the Dosh team
3. The chance to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
4. Fun, driven, innovative and supportive co-workers who will push you to be your best
5. Competitive compensation and benefits

At Dosh we celebrate and support all differences. Dosh is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital, disability & veteran status.