Corporate Counsel

BCM One is seeking a Corporate Counsel with a proven track record in commercial contract management to join our in-house legal team and help us guide BCM One to our next phase of growth. Reporting to the General Counsel, the Corporate Counsel will provide traditional in-house legal guidance and support across the company/business lines with a primary focus on supporting the contracts function of the legal department. 

    If you are an ambitious attorney with 4+ years of transactional experience and looking to take that next step in your career, then we want to talk to you. This role is highly visible and an important addition to our Legal team. It offers opportunity for growth and the ability to make an immediate impact. 

    If interested, please send resumes to recruiting@bcmone.com BCM One offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

    Primary Responsibilities: 

    • Manage the lifecycle for all of company’s commercial agreements. 
    • Provide subject matter expertise on preparation, negotiation and execution of customer, carrier, vendor, and third-party contracts. 
    • Partner with Sales teams to, review, draft, and negotiate customer facing contracts with customers of all sizes, from small business to enterprise segments and across all business lines.
    • Interface with internal teams to advise on contract-related matters and ensure contract terms are consistent with BCM One’s business practices and policies for any new service or partnership. 
    • Respond to contract and legal inquiries from customers, partners, vendors, and the business community. 
    • Work with other team members to develop, manage, improve, and implement best practice legal processes and organization, including contract management, evaluation and implementation of legal tools, and interdepartmental workflows.
    • Provide training and guidance to internal teams on the use of contract templates, relevant legal issues, and good contracting practices.

    Additional Responsibilities: 

    • Navigate complex regulatory, compliance, and operational matters; conduct related research and provide practical, decisive legal guidance.
    • Supervise responses to inquiries from law enforcement.
    • Supervise outside litigation and collection actions.
    • Advise on and assist, as needed, in creating, implementing, and managing corporate compliance policies and practices for areas such as employment, intellectual property, privacy, and website/data security matters.
    • As needed, support teams working on mergers and acquisitions.
    • Any additional projects and duties as assigned by the General Counsel.

    What We Are Looking For

    • Experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of contracts, including various complex technology, telecommunication, and commercial agreements.
    • Proven track record of handling complex contracting issues under tight deadlines while maintaining positive relationships with internal and external customers.
    • Ability to synthesize legal issues in a compelling fashion for a business audience and draft written guidance in a digestible and precise manner.
    • Ability to organize, manage and prioritize workload and multiple different assignments from different business units.
    • Excellent written, oral communication and negotiation skills.
    • Exceptional attention to detail, organized, efficient and resourceful.
    • Works well independently, with others, and under instruction.
    • Inquisitive and proactive, always thinking of ways to improve legal and business processes, not opposed to owning processes end-to-end.
    • Growth mindset conducive to tackling challenges outside of your immediate area of responsibility with a desire to learn and grow, solving big (and small) problems.
    • Desire and ability to work in a collaborative and cohesive team and environment.

    Education/Experience:

    • 3+ years of relevant experience working in a law firm or in-house legal department (ideal candidates will have a combination of both), specifically in drafting and negotiating contracts. 
    • JD required. Bar admission and in good standing in at least one state.
    • Have an EQ that matches your IQ – a team player who values humility and flexibility.

    Got any questions? We are happy to help.