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We're transforming the grocery industry

At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earnings opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.

Instacart has become a lifeline for millions of people, and we're building the team to help push our shopping cart forward. If you're ready to do the best work of your life, come join our table.

Instacart is a Flex First team

There's no one-size fits all approach to how we do our best work. Our employees have the flexibility to choose where they do their best work - whether it's from home, an office, or your favorite coffee shop - while staying connected and building community through regular in-person events. Learn more about our flexible approach to where we work.

OVERVIEW

We're transforming the grocery industry

At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earning opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.

Instacart has become a lifeline for millions of people, and we're building the team to help push our shopping cart forward. If you're ready to do the best work of your life, come join our table.

Instacart is a Flex First team

There's no one-size fits all approach to how we do our best work. Our employees have the flexibility to choose where they do their best work - whether it's from home, an office, or your favorite coffee shop - while staying connected and building community through regular in-person events. Learn more about our flexible approach to where we work.

ABOUT THE JOB

As Senior Counsel, Regulatory and Product, you'll play a leading role in the growth and international expansion of Instacart's regulatory compliance program. You will work closely with teams like business development, expansions, engineering, and operations to help solve thorny legal problems and enable the business to scale and grow. You'll be advising the business on day-to-day issues that arise relating to highly regulated subject areas, including alcohol compliance, pharmaceutical delivery and various consumer protection issues.

You'll need to be proactive and engaged, able to work well cross-functionally both internally and externally, excited about technology and e-commerce, and ready to roll your sleeves up and dig into tough legal problems to reach a creative solution.

Every day we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customer that is absolutely magical. Join us!

What You'll Be Doing

  • Oversee Instacart's compliance with applicable laws and regulations pertaining to regulated products like alcohol and prescription drugs, healthcare (FHA/FSA, Medicare) as well as other consumer protection issues.
  • Keep Instacart at the forefront of the evolving regulatory landscape by staying up to date on regulatory and industry changes and developments in the relevant sectors.
  • Provide strategic and legal advice to your internal business partners
  • Lead and take charge of special legal projects from start to finish
  • Implement strategic best practices and processes
  • Remain up-to-date on relevant industry, alcohol, consumer protection, advertising laws and regulations to ensure an ongoing ability to provide sound compliance advice
  • Work closely with our product and engineering teams to provide advice on legal issues during development of new products and features
  • Collaborate and coordinate with policy to proactively monitor and review related legislation and advocating for positions beneficial to the company
  • Coordinate with communications, expansions and other cross-functional teams on regulatory issues as needed
  • Think ahead, see around corners, and help to prepare for legal issues that may arise in the future

ABOUT YOU

Requirements

We rely on our values to guide our decisions: Solve for the Customer, Every Minute Counts, This is Your Baby, Go Far, Together and Of Course, But Maybe. What does this mean for your role? We are looking for someone who has:

  • A J.D. from a top-tier law school and membership with at least one state bar (preferably California)
  • A minimum of 8 years of related experience working at a leading law firm or in-house legal department (in-house experience, especially at a tech company or retailer, a plus)
  • A successful track record of managing overseeing multi-jurisdictional regulatory compliance programs
  • Strong negotiation presence and the ability to lead teams working towards a goal
  • Sound and practical business judgment and ability to manage multiple, high priority, competing priorities
  • Familiarity with legal issues affecting the Internet and e-commerce spaces (such as copyright, privacy, employment, SaaS, advertising, and payments)
  • The ability to provide clear, concise legal advice, work effectively cross-functionally to drive to results
  • Experience in pharmaceutical law, alcohol law, weights and measures and/or healthcare law a plus
  • A team player

What We'll Set You Up With

  • Competitive salary and equity, based on experience
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage
  • Take what you need vacation (and we really mean it)
  • 16 weeks maternity leave / 8 weeks paternity leave so you can truly bond with your child
  • A smorgasbord of food while you work, including lunch and dinner catered daily
  • A fulfilling, challenging adventure of a work experience
  • An incredible team of legal eagles, hackers and hustlers

#LI-Remote

Instacart provides highly market-competitive compensation and benefits in each location where our employees work. This role is remote and the base pay range for a successful candidate is dependent on their permanent work location. Please review our Flex First remote work policy here.

Offers may vary based on many factors, such as candidate experience and skills required for the role. Additionally, this role is eligible for a new hire equity grant as well as annual refresh grants. Please read more about our benefits offerings here.

For US based candidates, the base pay ranges for a successful candidate are listed below.

CA, NY, CT, NJ
$248,000-$275,000 USD

WA
$238,000-$264,000 USD

OR, DE, ME, MA, MD, NH, RI, VT, DC, PA, VA, CO, TX, IL, HI
$228,000-$253,000 USD

All other states
$205,000-$228,000 USD




Summary
Company name: Instacart
Remote job title: Senior Regulatory Counsel
Job tags: privacy, Software as a Service, State Bar
  • location or timezone

  • category

    Legal
  • yearly salary range

    $205,000 - 275,000
  • posted

    11 days ago

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