Vidyard is the video platform that’s built for business. Sales reps, marketers, and corporate communicators use Vidyard to record and share videos that grab attention and deliver their message in a personal, impactful way. It’s the video tool of choice for Microsoft, LinkedIn, and thousands of other companies. We’re passionate about elevating our customers, our teammates, our communities, and ourselves.

About the Role

We’re looking for a corporate/commercial lawyer to join our team and help us provide business-oriented and practical legal advice in a continually evolving environment. You’ll be part of a dynamic legal team and will provide key support primarily to the commercial side of the business. You’ll be working with numerous business stakeholders, providing legal support on a broad range of commercial matters in an exciting, fast-paced, sales driven environment and having lots of fun along the way!

If you’re excited about providing expert advice and helping manage complex legal matters, have strong business acumen, common sense, sound judgement, especially in critical situations, and want to work with a team that loves to have fun, we want to chat with you!

What You’ll Work On

  • Draft, review and negotiate customer agreements, including SaaS agreements, master services agreements, SOWs and data processing agreements
  • Provide business-oriented and practical legal advice on a wide range of topics, including commercial contracts, marketing, procurement and data protection
  • Counsel business colleagues on contractual and business risks, including indemnification, limitation of liability, privacy and data protection, and offer creative solutions to mitigate such risks
  • Advise on privacy requirements for data initiatives and product development and counsel business colleagues on legal and privacy obligations.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments, including Sales, Customer Success, Finance, People, Operations, Product and Marketing to deliver on strategic priorities
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the company’s general terms and policies
  • Assist in providing training and developing internal knowledge and resources

What You’ll Bring to this Role and Your New Team:

  • A J.D. or LL.B degree from an accredited university
  • Licensed to practice law in a Canadian jurisdiction
  • 2-3 years of post call experience in a B2B SaaS company or a major law firm with a focus on saas/B2B clients
  • Experience drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, including SaaS agreements
  • Knowledge of privacy and data protection laws, including GDPR and intellectual property and technology law
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple negotiations, effectively prioritising issue escalation and resolution.
  • Excellent organisational, problem-solving, analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate and defend Vidyard’s positions in an effective manner, prepare clear and efficient redlines, and bring agreements to closure
  • Ability to work independently and take direction well

Job descriptions can be overwhelming. We are all aboard at Vidyard and deeply value the unique experiences, abilities and opinions you possess, so if this role sounds like your next adventure, but you don’t feel entirely qualified, apply! We value candidates who own it, and if you’re relentlessly resourceful too, you might be exactly who we are looking for.

As we also value direct and transparent communication, you can expect to hear from our team even if you are not selected to move forward.

What You’ll Love about Vidyard:

  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive, flexible benefits on day one*
  • Wellness allowance to spend on what’s important to you
  • Flexible hours + unlimited vacation + programs to support travel while working, enabling you to live your best life
  • Access to Inkblot, a digital mental health platform + $1,500/person/year for mental health coverage*
  • Allowance to support your ongoing growth and development
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Employee resource groups to empower and drive change at Vidyard and in our communities
  • RRSP match*
  • Stock options
  • Flexible holiday program

*Benefits described are Canadian specific, if you’re located in another country our Talent team will speak with you about localized benefits for you.

Remote @ Vidyard:

As a video-centric organization, Vidyard has mastered the art of remote work. Whether you are local to our collaboration space in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, or you join us from elsewhere, you will be an integral part of the team.

Vidyard is dedicated to ensuring all Vidyardians have an opportunity to:

  • Level up their home office/workspace.
  • Socialize purposefully within teams as well as across the organization.
  • Enjoy a flexible work schedule. We know your time is valuable, so own your work in a way that best suits your lifestyle.

We believe working remotely shouldn’t cause any barriers, so from onboarding to day-to-day operations, your colleagues and leaders are only as far as a *virtual* tap on the shoulder away.

We thank all applicants for your interest in Vidyard. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Unsolicited resumes from Agencies will not be accepted.

Vidyard is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify us at recruitment@vidyard.com.