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Legal Counsel



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Later is founded on two success stories that began in 2014: Mavrck, the industry-leading influencer marketing solution (now Later Influence™), and Later, the best social media management platform (now Later Social™) and first-to-market link in bio tool.

We’re trusted by the top social platforms, with partnerships and integrations with Meta, TikTok, X/Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest.

In 2024, Mavrck and Later officially joined together as one unified business, with a shared vision: to enable the world to make a living with their creativity. We’re now on a mission to build the world’s first Social Revenue Platform.

Later will be the first inclusive platform where social media managers, influencer managers, and creators can come together to collaborate on content. We enable marketers to create high-performing content and engage in authentic collaborations with creators to reach new audiences, drive engagement, and generate predictable ROI.

As a trusted partner and go-to source for social media advice, we help create an engaged community for reliable performance and repeatable growth.

About this position:

Later is searching for a brilliant legal mind to join its small but mighty legal team. Reporting to the VP, Legal, this is an exciting opportunity to be a key member of a scaling in-house legal department. The ideal candidate will be a business person first and a lawyer second, with a proactive and practical approach to problem solving. We are looking for someone who is not only technically proficient but also able to work collaboratively with diverse teams and stakeholders.

What you'll be doing:

  • Provide practical legal advice on a wide range of legal issues impacting the company, including commercial contracting, intellectual property, employment, privacy, product development, and marketing
  • Collaborate with sales and customer support teams to review, interpret, draft, revise, and negotiate customer contracts within acceptable risk tolerance and company guidelines
  • Support influencer-facing teams with matters related to influencer content, contracts, and other related matters
  • Review, interpret, draft, revise, and negotiate vendor contracts
  • Support the company on privacy matters, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations
  • Support up-leveling legal education in the organization


  • JD with 3-5 years of experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex commercial contracts (NDAs, SAAS Agreements, SOWs, services agreements, etc.)
  • Experience in corporate law and other related practice areas
  • In-house counsel experience at a B2B SAAS business is strongly preferred
  • Licensed to practice law and in good standing in one of the following jurisdictions Ontario and British Columbia
  • Ability to assess and advise on complex contractual issues in a concise and business-minded manner
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced technology environment, actioning efficiently, and managing multiple competing priorities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience effectively communicating with all levels of an organization
  • Experience working cross-functionally with multiple stakeholders on diverse projects
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in any of the following practice areas: advertising/marketing law, intellectual property law, privacy law

Our approach to compensation:

We take a market-based & data-driven approach to compensation. We leverage data from trusted third-party compensation sources to help us understand the market value of a role based on function, level, geographic location, and scope. We evaluate compensation bi-annually, including performance and market-related factors.

Our salaries are benchmarked against market Total Cash Compensation for the geographic location of our job posting. Compensation for some roles is structured as On Target Earnings (OTE = base + commission/variable) while for others it is structured as Salary only.

To comply with local legislation and ensure transparency, we share salary ranges on all job postings. Skills, experience and other factors help determine the final salary we offer which may vary from the original range posted.

Additionally, all permanent team members are granted stock options and are eligible to participate in various benefits plans as part of their overall compensation package.

Salary Range:

$120,000-$135,000 CAD

Some perks of being on our team:

  • Flexible PTO: We want you to take the time off when you want or need to recharge!
  • Learning & Development: We provide growth opportunities through training, coaching, mentorship programs, and workshops.
  • Parental benefits: We offer parental leave top-ups, family forming support, and a life-transitions program to ensure you and your family are well supported when returning to work.
  • Healthcare: Our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, STD & LTD, 401k contribution plans (US-based employees), and an Employee and Family Assistance Program to support the well-being of you and your family.
  • Employee Resource Groups: Belonging is an important part of doing your best work. These ERGs provide support and community for employees.

*Co-op team members are not eligible for company benefits.

Where we work

We hire into our hub cities of Boston, MA; Vancouver, BC; Toronto, ON. We also have team members based remotely for select positions. We post our positions in the hub location(s) where we are open to having the successful candidate be located.

Diversity, inclusion, and accessibility

We value diversity of thought; we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or age. Please let us know if you require any accommodations or support during the recruitment process.