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Palo Alto, California

Legal and Compliance Manager

Next Insurance is a fast-growing 250-person startup based in Silicon Valley and is led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs with a history of successful outcomes. Our mission is to transform insurance for small businesses by combining world-class technology and phenomenal customer service to offer better insurance at a lower price. Next has raised over $380 million from top tier investors and is the valley’s latest unicorn, valued at over $1billion.

We are looking for an experienced legal and compliance manager to keep our contracts and compliance filings organized and accessible, as well as introducing processes to keep our workflow orderly. Specifically, you will be our guiding force in (1) setting up and maintaining a contract database, (2) tracking various filings in a live dashboard, (3) interfacing with our Finance team to help manage the legal team’s budget, and (4) implementing and streamlining internal approval processes to ensure consistency and transparency.


Select, implement, manage, and maintain database for contracts and compliance filings, including creating and updating naming conventions and file storing protocols

Manage relationships with external stakeholders in legal and compliance space (outside counsel, regulatory agencies, compliance consultancies, etc.)

Work with legal team members to establish oversight functions, including with respect to claims processing and litigation

Track budget on behalf of legal and compliance teams and work with finance

Expand into a managerial role as the company grows, including hiring and managing legal and compliance specialists

Organize team offsites and track performance indicators (past, current, and future)

Desired Skills and Experience:

6-10 years of experience at a law firm or in-house legal department in a position that requires organizing large amounts of data and/or working on compliance issues

General experience with broad array of legal issues, from regulatory issues to litigation to commercial transactions

Experience devising / building / leading a legal or compliance framework within a startup organization a plus

Experience in a highly regulated industry (and experience working with various regulation authorities) a plus

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