Splunk Legal Counsel, Marketing in Seattle, Washington
Join us as we pursue our mission to remove the barriers between data and action. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, our customers, having fun, and most importantly to each other’s success!
We are seeking an experienced marketing lawyer to support Splunk’s marketing and demand generation initiatives, globally. This role presents an exciting opportunity to craft policies and practices inside a rapidly growing big data company, influence key initiatives and aid in our success. You will have both a meaningful role in a growing legal department and an opportunity to develop professionally with the support of a collaborative and experienced team! The role reports to Splunk's Director, Product & Marketing Legal and is based in Splunk’s corporate HQ in San Francisco (location flexible).
Personal Characteristics and Skills
To succeed, the role requires you to be highly collaborative with a positive demeanor and a sense of humor; you’ll need to demonstrate high EQ and a strong history of successful cross-functional collaboration; we need a self-starter with intellectual curiosity who can work independently in a fast-paced work environment with perseverance and resourcefulness; we’re also looking for candidates with a high degree of accountability and professional drive; a positive attitude with flexibility and desire to work on a variety of legal matters, learn and have a meaningful impact are must-haves.
The successful candidate will:
Consider and advise on legal, business and reputational matters globally in the areas of
demand generation, marketing, advertising, web and print content, and social media activities
branding, logos, domain names and trademark management
substantiation, comparative advertising, and direct marketing issues, as well as other types of claims that are subject to regulatory requirements
online advertising issues, including affiliate and incentive marketing, and behavioral advertising
sponsorships, endorsements and customer, employee and prospect events (including annual user conferences)
executive communications and field communications
industry analyst-related activities
press releases, presentations and marketing collateral
contests, sweepstakes and promotions
Develop policies and best practice procedures and templates for all aspects of Splunk’s marketing programs and initiatives
Counsel on and pursue competitor false advertising claims and trademark-related disputes
Draft and negotiate various licensing and marketing agreements, including advertising, agency, and media buying agreements as well as promotional and direct marketing services
Support our Splunk for Good initiatives
Develop and deliver training for marketing, sales, legal and other relevant teams, as needed
Support and coordinate with subject matter experts relating to compliance, product development, litigation, intellectual property, data security and privacy, including matters relating to GDPR, CAN-SPAM, cookie practices, opt-in/-out
Pitch-in on whatever legal work needs doing, whenever it needs to be done
The candidate must have:
J.D. and in good standing to practice law in the State of California (or state of residence) with a minimum of 6 to 9 years experience; experience at a publicly-traded technology company preferred
Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with, and gain the respect of, stakeholders at all levels
Ability to adapt to and thrive in a dynamic environment of rapid growth, preferably in or with fast-paced tech driven companies
Be organized, efficient and resourceful with strong follow-through abilities
Excellent business sense and legal judgment, with the ability to be strategic as well as detail-oriented
Be able to simultaneously manage and stage workloads, multiple client demands and shifting priorities within a rapidly evolving environment
Experience counseling on IP matters a plus
We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.
Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.
Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!
Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.
We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.
Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.
This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?
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