What’s so interesting about this role?

Grindr's Securities Counsel will help our dedicated Legal team lay the groundwork for Grindr’s ongoing success, including on our road to public company status. In this role you will report into Grindr’s VP of Legal and Business Affairs and will be a fiduciary for Grindr’s millions of users in virtually every country in the world. Every day in this role will be different, giving you the opportunity to flex your operational, legal, and public company skills to advance Grindr's mission of connecting LGBTQ+ people with one another and the world. 

What’s the job?

In this role you will contribute to all aspects of Grindr’s legal operations and global reach, especially through:

  • ’33 and ‘34 Act compliance (e.g., addressing matters/documents related to public securities offerings, and the preparation/review of proxy statements, 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 14As, 8-Ks, S-3s, S-8s, Section 16 filings, etc.)
  • State corporate law and stock exchange listing compliance
  • Providing counsel and oversight for any litigation matters that may arise
  • Corporate governance matters (e.g., research/analysis of various corporate governance matters and public company disclosures, draft and maintain governance-related policies and procedures) 
  • Board and Committee support (e.g.,  preparation and/or review of Board and Committee materials including drafting minutes, and assisting with Board and Committee meeting planning, etc.)
  • Finance (e.g., credit facilities, public and private securities offerings, debt compliance, securitization facilities)
  • Supporting various headquarter functions (e.g., Treasury, Investor Relations, Financial Reporting, Internal Audit, etc.) on corporate/securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactional matters
  • Monitor, track and advise on potential impacts of new and proposed securities laws, corporate governance developments, and market trends
  • Impeccable attention to detail, strong work ethic, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a team-first commitment
  • Attend to Grindr Legal’s diverse set of responsibilities including supporting the regulatory, corporate, and litigation functions of the Legal team

What we’ll love about you

  • At least 7+ years of experience with capital markets / securities / corporate / and related litigation experience at a national or global law firm or equivalent in-house experience
  • Experience with securities, M&A and/or corporate finance transactions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Strong interpersonal skills - e.g., comfort level engaging with colleagues or regulators
  • Ability to distill compliance frameworks for folks at all levels to understand
  • Demonstrated work ethic, ability to prioritize workload, focus on critical priorities independently, and manage multiple deadlines and projects on time
  • Excellent professionalism and sound judgment, inspiring trust and confidence
  • Must be both a capable leader and individual contributor, as well as an effective partner to the business
  • Highly organized; meticulous attention to detail; team-oriented attitude    

We’ll really swoon if you have

  • Familiarity with domestic or international data protection regulatory schemes
  • Experience and facility with a broad array of litigation, regulatory, and compliance matters
  • Contract analysis chops
  • Track record of overseeing “bet-the-company” matters at a law firm, in-house, or both

What you'll love about us

  • Global impact. Grindr is the world leading LGTBQ+ social networking service. Your role will impact the lives of millions of LGTBQ+ people around the world
  • Purpose-driven team and culture
  • High Growth. Like the company itself, this role offers significant room for growth and development
  • Remote First: We have offices in LA, NYC, SF, Chicago, and Taipei, though the company is set-up not just as remote-friendly, but remote-first. More than 30% of our employees work outside the cities where we have offices. Today, we are set-up to hire easily in the US, Canada, and Taiwan. If you live outside one of these countries, just let us know so we can make sure we can support you
  • Comp: Industry competitive compensation, including equity for all full-time employees
  • Benefits: Unlimited vacation policy
  • Family insurance: We provide great insurance coverage for health, dental and vision for you and your family.
  • Retirement Savings: Generous 401(k) plan
  • Other Perks: home-office stipend, many company-sponsored events

About Grindr

Since launching in 2009, Grindr has grown into the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. We have millions of daily users who use our location-based technology in almost every country in every corner of the planet.

Today, Grindr proudly represents a modern LGBTQ+ lifestyle that expands into new platforms. From social issues to original content, we continue to blaze innovative paths with a meaningful impact for our community. At Grindr, we create a safe space where you can discover, navigate, and get zero feet away from the queer world around you.

As of June 2020, Grindr has new owners with a track record of multiple successful Bay Area start-ups. The new leadership is demonstrating a renewed commitment to creating an experience for users that is safe, fun, and productive, as well as a positive & uplifting company culture in which everyone can be their best selves. At the heart of Grindr’s mission in this new chapter is a shared set of core values including transparency, accountability, experimentation (failing fast), and strong allegiance to the LGBTQ+ community.

Grindr is an equal opportunity employer

 

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