Product Counsel, Content

TikTok

4.5

(6)

Los Angeles, CA

Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.
  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.
  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.
  • #A255653

    Position summary

    We are a global team. You will be working with colleagues who bring to life an incredible user experience on TikTok and, in particular, within a product vertical that focusses on creator monetization, content programs and our Livestreaming solution. We work closely with our technology and business teams, helping them to realize their vision by providing holistic legal risk advice that is practical, scalable and based on a deep understanding of the products we support. We are inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy continuous challenges and the fast pace of our business and we hope that resonates with you too. This is your opportunity to develop a career within a dynamic, collaborative and supportive global legal team, working at the cutting-edge of content innovation in a company enjoying hyper growth on a truly international scale.

    Responsibilities:

    • You will act as the primary legal counsel for professionally-created content programs. You will advise on initiatives designed to encourage creators to create diverse, high-quality content on TikTok, as well as general creator monetization features.
    • You will support the launch of new and updated features and services across all products in our team by identifying and mitigating critical legal risks, addressing pre-litigation disputes and determining appropriate compliance controls. In doing so, you will review products, features, new applications and initiatives, and coordinate global review where appropriate.
    • You will draft and maintain global online terms for the products you support, interfacing with operations teams who develop policies and processes to operationalise those terms.
    • You will serve as a partner to those who set direction for their products and you will look for opportunities to address legal issues in creative, business-centric ways while deploying sound judgement in ambiguous situations.
    • You will build legal processes that mitigate risk and which foster simplicity and scalability. You will allow the business flexibility and freedom to move quickly, identifying where there is a need for training, guidelines and playbooks for the business.
    • You will collaborate with your legal colleagues and cross-functionally with product, operations, public policy, communications, privacy and our trust functions, leaning in deeply in jurisdictions where TikTok operates under the scrutiny of regulators.
    • We may ask you to supervise and guide junior team members.
    • Periodic limited travel, both domestic and international, may be required.

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree plus a Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school.
    • Member in good standing of the California or New York bar or Registered In-house Counsel in the appropriate jurisdiction.
    • 5+ years of post-qualification experience, which should include significant experience in product counseling, ideally related to user generated content or professionally-generated content.
    • 2+ years experience at a recognized law firm.
    • Comfort working in a global environment with colleagues at all levels in various time zones in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 1+ years of in-house experience with a consumer-facing digital platform.
    • Dual qualified candidates welcomed.
    • Additional language skills a plus.
    • A sense of humor, positive attitude, and passion for the creator economy.

    TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

    TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at [email protected].

    Job Information

    [For Pay Transparency] Compensation Description (annually)

    The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $133000 - $216600 annually.

    Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.

    Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees:

    We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.

    Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.

    We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.

    Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.
  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.
  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.