, Inc Counsel/Corporate Counsel, Marketing in San Francisco, California

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Counsel/Corporate Counsel, Marketing

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  • Position will involve counseling marketing and product teams on a variety of campaign marketing efforts.

  • Advise on legal clearance to clients operating in diverse marketing and advertising platforms, including traditional media, digital, social media, email, SMS and mobile applications.

  • Drafting and reviewing website and program terms and conditions, promotional offer terms, contest and sweepstakes rules, disclosures, FAQs.

  • Review press releases and related communications.

  • Drafting and negotiating a variety of marketing and sponsorship agreements including releases.

  • Manage and drive effective resolution of competitive advertising law, sweepstakes and promotions and sponsorships.

  • Provide strategic legal advice and counseling to business partners on business initiatives and issues; proactively identify potential liability and reputational risks and collaborate with business partners on creative and practical solutions to help advance business objectives.

  • Develop and drive implementation of measures to mitigate risk, increase speed and efficiency.

  • Manage complex legal matters, cross-functional teams, and projects.

Education & Experience

  • Licensed to practice law in the U.S.

  • 3-5 years relevant legal experience in advertising, promotions, privacy and IP law

  • In-house experience preferred

  • Prior experience of in-house marketing programs


  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Great judgment

  • Practical and business-focused mindset with ability to balance legal risk with business impact.

  • Able to cut through complexity to distill the most important issues

  • Able to work independently and cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills

  • Strong individual contributor who thrives on a team

  • Action-oriented, able to prioritize and juggle multiple matters

  • Open to learning new skills and willingness to pitch in

  • Flexible with a positive attitude


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Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World's Most Innovative Company according to Forbes, and one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For six years running. The growth, innovation, and Aloha spirit of Salesforce are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering success for our customers while also finding time to give back through our 1/1/1 model, which leverages 1% of our time, equity, and product to improve communities around the world. Salesforce is a team sport, and we play to win. Join us!