Emerson Collective is an organization dedicated to creating pathways to opportunity so people can live to their full potential. They center their work on education, immigration reform, the environment, health, with justice as our goal. They use a wide range of tools and strategies — partnering with entrepreneurs and experts, makers and policymakers, advocates, and creatives — to build and execute innovative solutions that will spur change and promote equality.
In order to address national and global-scale problems, they employ a wide range of tools and strategies. They believe that a combination of Philanthropy and Venture Capital can support the greatest leaps of innovation. This model allows them to deploy resources in the most flexible way for the greatest impact.
The Legal Counsel will join a multifaceted Legal Team and report to the General Counsel. You will take on a broad and unique range of agreements and be a strategic advisor to business teams across Emerson Collective (EC). You will bring a business-oriented, practical mindset to solving problems and implement systems and processes to empower all teams across their ecosystem while protecting their values, assets and reputation. Your legal advice will accelerate the work across EC and maximize impact while mitigating unintended risks. You will serve as their primary point of contact on contracts and will work closely with their teams, including their operational teams, and both teach and learn along the way.
Emerson Collective is a Bay Area-based organization with offices in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C. This position is based in Palo Alto, CA, with the ability to work from another office from time to time.
A mission-driven, diverse, and inclusive environment that focuses on learning and growing. They offer excellent benefits and perks designed for your well-being and a healthy work-life balance. These include flexible paid time off, competitive health insurance, a generous retirement savings plan, paid parental leave, commuter benefits, mental health and family care benefits, lunch in the office, book club, weekly yoga, a new iPhone and iWatch, time off to volunteer, participation in social justice events, and more.
The salary for this role is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.
Building a diverse and inclusive workforce is key to EC's mission and values as they strive to create systematic change and open possibilities for all of the communities they serve. To that end, they provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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