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Associate General Counsel (Job Req #2024-104)

Ross Video

Ross Video

Legal
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Associate General Counsel (Job Req #2024-104)

Ottawa Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Req #1821
Friday, March 15, 2024

Why Work at Ross Video? We have a great group of people working together to create and deliver cutting edge products that look amazing and are easy to use. We go all out so that our customers can have the best possible experience and achieve quality results. With a product focus, continual learning, results driven processes, and creative thinking, we constantly strive to improve our solutions and to deliver results. If you've ever watched live television, news, sports, or entertainment, you've seen our products in use. All of the major Hollywood award shows, most professional sports teams, and many of the largest broadcasters in the world use Ross Video technology. Get behind the scenes and learn about what it takes to make live events possible. If that resonates, and you’re someone with integrity, commitment, and a strong drive to deliver great products, we’d love to hear from you.

Ross Video powers video production for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of smart production solutions. We are looking for an experienced, strategic, legal professional to join our team in the newly created role of Associate General Counsel.

As Associate General Counsel, you will advise and guide the organization on contract law and negotiations, IP law and regulatory securities law and disclosures, assist the General Counsel in creating formalized office practices and support the organization in various legal matters. The successful candidate is a team player with a strong ability to communicate and deal effectively with colleagues at all levels of the corporation, including Executive Leaders, senior sales and marketing and R&D staff and Board members.

Who you report to: General Counsel

What we offer:

Ross offers competitive salaries and comprehensive health plans, as well as several perks to help you perform at your best.

Some of these perks include flexible hours, generous paid time off, fitness/wellness allowance, employee share ownership program, professional development support and a ton of fun social activities and events!

Best of all, you will be part of the Ross Video team, and we’ve got a pretty energizing environment here.

What the job is all about:

  • In conjunction with the General Counsel, oversee corporate governance matters for Ross Video Limited and its global subsidiaries.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts with customers, suppliers, partners, and other third parties, including NDAs, RFPs, Supply Agreements, Sales Agreements, IP agreements, and M&A documents.
  • Prepare regulatory disclosures and documents in a public company environment
  • Assist with the administration of our employee stock option plan and related matters
  • Implement and manage a legal document management system and ensure proper document management and retention.
  • Support litigation, arbitration, and dispute resolution involving the corporation and its affiliates.
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and best practices to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations in a public company.
  • In conjunction with the General Counsel manage interaction with outside counsel globally.
  • Monitor and assess legal developments and trends that may impact the corporation’s business and operations.
  • Handle any other legal matters or special projects as assigned by the General Counsel and CFO

Who you are:

  • JD (LL.B) along with a relevant undergraduate degree.
  • 5-10 years of experience as an in-house lawyer preferably in a public company.
  • Experience with Intellectual Property in the technology sector would be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication, drafting, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with legal documentation control software.

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
At Ross, we embrace diversity, and we want you to bring your authentic self to work. We are committed to building a team that includes a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Inclusivity drives innovation and creativity, and that’s something we’re passionate about at Ross! We believe everyone should be able to enjoy a rewarding career at Ross, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability. If a disability means that you need any additional support during the recruitment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

Other details

  • Job Function Administration
  • Pay Type Salary