• Corporate Counsel

    LivepersonNew York, NY 10018

    Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree

    Job #940523910

  • LivePerson is looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our global legal team!

    This position will be based in our NYC headquarters right in the heart of Hudson Yards. Our 1,200+ employees are data-driven, curious, and are strong team players that are contributing to our success and transformation of the customer service industry! Our business is expanding globally and innovating at rapid speed and we are looking for people like you!

    In this role, you would have the opportunity to join a highly outstanding team within a fast-paced and successful organization that offers excellent opportunities for personal and professional growth.

    Liveperson is an expert based culture, built on the drive and passion of smart people!

    About LivePerson

    LivePerson is the global leader in conversational commerce solutions and we aim to make life easier by transforming how people communicate with brands. Our 18,000 customers, including leading brands like Citibank, HSBC, Orange, Virgin Atlantic, RBS and Liberty Global, use our conversational commerce solutions to orchestrate humans and AI, at scale, and create a convenient, deeply personal relationship — a conversational relationship — with their millions of consumers.

    Over the next three years, our goal is to transform the 268 billion analogue phone calls between a brand and it’s consumers to digital on the LiveEngage platform. By doing this, we enable consumers to get back time and experience a more connected relationship with the brand in which sales, service, marketing, branches, stores, and contact centre’s become a unified experience.

    About the Job

    The successful candidate has an opportunity to join a highly outstanding team within a fast-paced and successful organization that offers excellent opportunities for personal and professional growth.

    What Will You Own?

    Structure and negotiate complex SaaS commercial transactions, working directly with the company's customers and channel distribution partners

    Partner closely with our sales team and stakeholders across departments to achieve the company's revenue goals.

    Become involved in other day-to-day legal matters of importance to the growth of our business.

    Work on a wide range of topics including, marketing, data privacy and protection, corporate governance, and new product launches.

    Monitor and address relevant industry regulations to serve as an internal resource on topics of importance to our business.

    What Do You Need for Success?

    Experience with complex SaaS or Software Sales transactions

    4+ years of relevant experience in house or at a recognized law firm

    Strong negotiation skills and business acumen.

    A passion for entrepreneurship and innovation.

    Ability to balance multiple tasks and priorities in a fast paced environment.

    Self-starter with an aptitude for learning and creative problem solving.

    We care about you. 
    LivePerson works hard to create a positive employee experience. Your life outside of the office is important to us. We support our teams with competitive benefits and paid time-off  that enables our family to take the time they need to recharge.

    We want you to feel part of our LivePerson family. 
    Team events, daily snacks and happy hours on occasion will help you settle quickly into your new workplace.

    You can read more about LivePerson and Our Principles here - ~~~

    Our company believes equal opportunities for both genders is something that has been overlooked for too long.
    To shake up the industry, LivePerson CEO Robert Locascio recently launched the Equal AI initiative - established to focus efforts on eradicating gender bias in AI engineering. We are also keen on getting women enthusiastic about software engineering by sponsoring “WomenHack” and “Female’s Favor{IT}e Conference” events globally.

    LivePerson provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicant’s race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable law.