Commercial Legal Counsel

  • Full-time

Company Description

At Jellyfish, we believe in the power of diverse perspectives and inclusive collaboration. We welcome individuals who excel in collaborative, varied teams and value the unique contributions that each person brings to the table.


Jellyfish is a global digital marketing agency; a unique fusion of tech enthusiasts, creative minds, and media and data experts all united to empower our clients along their digital journey. Our commitment to embracing diverse perspectives fuels our innovation and strategies that challenge the status quo, reinvent media activation, and craft influential stories for our global clients and their customers. Join us in shaping a future where business growth and personal fulfilment go hand in hand.


Job Description

The salary range for this position is $140,000-160,000 per annum

Reporting to our General Counsel, this is an exciting role for a commercial lawyer to join the Jellyfish group of companies, working in the US as part of the Global Legal and Compliance function. You will work in partnership with the rest of legal team and as part of the global legal support function.

Jellyfish is part of The Brandtech Group, which provides digital marketing services to major global brands. The group companies are all connected worldwide by people working  together across the UK, US, EMEA, APAC, Central and South America.

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Contract management including negotiating and drafting commercial contracts including, digital marketing MSAs, advertising, agency, influencer marketing, talent, adtech, vendor and real estate agreements.
  • Counsel lead in contract negotiations with client’s counsel on contract negotiations
  • Advise on a variety of commercial legal matters and legal support requirements as part of the global Legal and Compliance Team
  • Increase efficiency in contracting processes, including creating and updating templates, guides and training materials 
  • Advise on legal and regulatory updates including data protection, marketing and advertising laws in the affected the business
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on both contentious and non-contentious business affairs
  • Be a partner to our human resources and finance teams, drafting related internal policies or other related agreements.


  • US qualified commercial lawyer with Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • 7+ years Post Qualification Experience with active Bar Membership
  • In-house or private practice experience in the global digital marketing services or technology industry
  • Solid knowledge of data protection law
  • A team collaborator who can provide partner support within a Global Legal and Compliance function
  • Commercial acumen and drive to see the continued growth of the business
  • Flexible, versatile, and able to cope well when working to deadlines, juggling and prioritizing a varied workload
  • You'll have the ability to explain legal advice clearly and effectively to colleagues


Note: We emphasize skills, expertize and behavioral attributes over years of experience and traditional degrees. If you want to join our collaborative team, we invite you to apply today with your resume in English.


Additional Information


Join Jellyfish and experience a workplace where we prioritize your growth, celebrate your contributions, and empower you to tailor your work environment to suit your needs.

💰 Reward: You'll receive a loyalty salary increase on your Jellyfish anniversary, in addition to our company-wide annual bonus and 401k retirement plan.

🏥 Healthcare plans: Have peace of mind with our healthcare, vision and dental insurance, plus short and long-term disability and life cover.

💫 Custom Work Environment: Work remotely for up to 60% of your days and shape your day between 8am. and 6:30pm with flexible working hours.

📈 Growth, Your Way: Grow your career with one paid day each month for self-development and access to LinkedIn Learning with unlimited online courses.

👪 Family Support: Enjoy 14 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers and 4 weeks of paid leave for secondary caregivers.


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Unfortunately, there has been an increase in fake recruiters impersonating Jellyfish and unlawfully using our brand name. If you are unsure if an email with a job offer you have received is genuinely from Jellyfish, or if you suspect any fraudulent activity, please report it to [email protected].


Privacy PolicyImprint