Director, Corporate and Securities
Company: Patreon, Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Do you believe that creators should have the ability to get paid
for the value they give to their fans? We do, which is why we're
building Patreon, a platform that powers membership services for
creators with established followings. Patreon strives to provide
creators with insight, education, and tools that make it possible
to retain creative control while running their creative business,
so creators can focus on creating and energizing their fanbases.
Our user base has doubled in the last year alone, and we have paid
over $2 billion directly to creators on our platform. In order to
support this level of growth, Patreon is looking for a Director,
Corporate and Securities to build out our corporate legal function.
The Patreon Legal team's mission is to build the best legal team
anyone has worked with by helping other teams achieve their goals
while ensuring Patreon's long-term independence and sustainability.
Our work culture is highly autonomous and impactful. We believe
that hiring smart, ambitious and empathetic people and giving them
strong ownership of their work leads to the best results. What you
- Own the corporate legal function as we build towards public
- Advise on corporate governance issues, and support the Board of
Directors and Board committees.
- Counsel on securities law compliance.
- Advise on legal issues relating to investor relations.
- Collaborate with the finance and accounting team on governance
matters, including audits and financial reporting.--
- Help establish and maintain domestic and international
- Lead the legal work involved in M&A, partnerships and
- Eventually hire and build out your own team to expand this work
as Patreon continues to grow. Skills and experience you possess:
- 8+ years of relevant legal experience in capital markets
practice, public companies, or late stage private companies.
- Deep knowledge of securities law for public companies.
- Familiarity with corporate governance best practices, both in
public and private companies.
- Ability to manage complex projects across multiple teams and
- Experience building and leading a team.
- JD degree and admitted to the California state bar, or eligible
to register as in-house counsel in California.
- Passion for and interest in Patreon and our mission. Our Core
- Put Creators First. Patreon is nothing without our
- Achieve Ambitious Outcomes. Set, measure, and accomplish goals
that deliver massive value to our creators and patrons.--
- Cultivate Inclusion. We want an environment that retains and
engages the diverse teams we build.
- Bias Towards Action. When in doubt, we take the next best step,
then course correct when needed. We go out of our way to fix
problems when we see them. We take ownership seriously.
- Be Candid and Kind. Be extremely caring and extremely direct in
all you do at Patreon, especially when it comes to giving positive
and constructive feedback.--
- Be Curious. You don't know it all, and that's the fun part.
Everything gets better when you're curious. Things get more
interesting, more clear, and more approachable. When you bring
curiosity into the workplace, you're growing yourself, your
teammates, and Patreon as a whole.
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