Plex (51-200 Employees, 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $81M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Job Overview

PLEX is looking for its first in-house legal counsel to be an important leader and oversee a wide range of legal issues as the company continues to grow, including drafting and negotiating commercial transactions, overseeing regulatory affairs, and advising on compliance, IP, data protection and privacy.

Reporting to the CFO and dotted line to the CEO, this is an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurial, forward-thinking lawyer who’s comfortable in hyper-growth environments and a fast-moving volume of legal business demands to provide innovative solutions that deliver the best results for PLEX.

The In-house Counsel will be responsible for leading and executing legal initiatives, managing outside law firms , establishing policies and processes, and providing advice on strategy, compliance, and risk management.


What you’ll do

  • Oversee all legal matters and work closely with the Executive Team on a full range of strategic and operational needs to the business
  • Serve as the primary legal contact for reviewing all contracts, compliance and regulatory initiatives, and data protection efforts
  • Own the creation and negotiation of content, licensing, distribution, sales deals, and work closely with senior management and their teams in finalizing agreements and dealing with issues as they arise
  • Provide speedy and thorough turnaround of contracts, incorporating stakeholder feedback with a view to the best outcome
  • Negotiate with outside teams and provide efficient communications of status and tradeoffs to internal stakeholders
  • Coordinate and oversee work of outside counsel and internal support team to ensure agreements are appropriately distributed and shared with relevant stakeholders

What you bring to the table

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • You understand that a good lawyer is a business partner, always looking for ways to help the business legitimately accomplish its goals rather than just pointing out obstacles.
  • Public or private company experience, private to public (IPO) is ideal
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of technology agreements, contract law, IP rights, and regulatory issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and negotiation skills with all levels and outside parties
  • Proficiency in drafting agreements and distilling complicated legal concepts into core components and ideas
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholder and external parties
  • Strategic thinking and risk analysis
  • Understanding of Plex’s existing and expanding product offerings
  • Ability to manage varied, high-volume deliverables efficiently and quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • You are very detail-oriented and focus on delivering seamless, high quality results
  • You are kind, humble, helpful and enjoy getting stuff done
  • You are intrinsically motivated, able to manage your time, and enjoy working with a distributed team across the globe
  • You believe in asking for help and helping others when they ask, never throwing a problem over the wall
  • You are hungry to have an impact, continuously working to improve our product, process and push the team to be its best

Who we are

Plex is a global streaming media platform that gives millions of customers around the world the freedom to enjoy all the content they love in one simple, beautiful app. Our vision is to empower real human connection by bringing people and entertainment together. So, we’re on a mission to create a global community for streaming content that people can depend on to easily discover, experience, and share all of the entertainment that matters to them.

What sets us apart

  • We are the largest independent streaming platform built by a global team of employees who are fanatically passionate about delivering the highest quality, most unified, and user-friendliest entertainment experience possible.
  • We have always been a distributed organization, with people making great things happen in nearly 20 different countries and 11 time zones.
  • We host epic in-person off-sites to bring team members together a few times a year.
  • We are passionate about our mission and we work hard, while still providing flexibility around a schedule that works for you.
  • We love what we’re building and our user community is an integral part of our development process. We actively engage with customers to understand what is working, what they want more of, and how we can be better.
  • We are committed to improving the communities where we live and work with charitable contributions, partnerships, and service.

Remote Work

  • Plex hires new team members in countries around the world.
  • As such, Plex does not sponsor employment visas.
  • All of our roles are remote, however some roles may carry specific location-based eligibility requirements. Our hiring team can help answer any questions about location after starting the recruiting process.
  • Also, please note, though we largely work asynchronously, as it relates to meetings, those generally occur in UTC -7 to UTC -4

The Plex Values

  • Be kind, humble, and helpful.
  • Approach problems with curiosity, creativity, and flexibility.
  • Put yourself on the customer’s couch.
  • Be a good steward. Like a boss!
  • Build relationships to ensure healthy debate.
  • Foster a global and diverse team spirit.
  • Show gratitude and give back.
  • Seek balance for yourself and Plex.


  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Hardware stipend
  • Flextime, work from anywhere
  • Comprehensive health insurance (medical/dental/vision) (US employees)
  • Stock options
  • 401k (US employees)
  • Plex for the Planet community service opportunities

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy

  • At Plex, we get our people together at least twice a year to help forge connections, build relationships, and have an awesome time. 🙂 As such, Plex has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, subject to legally required disability or religious accommodations, for all in person events. Please note, these events are optional.


Does this sound interesting? We’re looking for an In-house Counsel  who is ready to join us to have a material impact in Plex’s growth and success!

Plex is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws. 

Tagged as: 51-200 Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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