Associate General Counsel

| Greater Boulder Area

Company Description

Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.

Position Description

This senior level position will provide legal support for one of Zayo’s most strategic Sales groups, focusing on more sophisticated, strategic and complex sales negotiations and other opportunities for the company. We are seeking an exceptionally strong and seasoned legal candidate who can hit the ground running, and who is ready for accelerated learning and career growth.

Responsibilities

  • Negotiate complex customer and other high-dollar contracts with minimal need for supervision on complicated legal and commercial issues. Must be a creative thinker who can put Zayo’s customers first and creatively solve problems while also protecting the company from unreasonable risk.

  • Make decisions, be resourceful, and work independently with minimal supervision as part of a busy legal department in a complex, fast-paced environment.

  • Assist with claims, litigation, dispute resolution and settlements, as necessary.

  • Assist with M&A activities, as necessary.

  • Assist with Zayo’s regulatory advocacy strategies where needed.

  • Mentor junior team members.

  • Partner to assist the business with response to issues outside of normal business expectations, including incidents related to security, privacy, disaster recovery, and data integrity, as necessary.

  • Professionally and effectively communicate with all levels of staff, internally and externally.

  • Consistently ensure that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with Zayo’s high ethical standards and its policies, procedures, and core competencies.

Qualifications

  • Law degree and bar admission required.

  • A minimum of 7 years of legal experience in negotiating commercial transactions, ideally in telecom and/or technology.

  • Ability to communicate with other personnel and external parties on complicated topics through strong, organized writing and verbal skills.

  • Ability to work independently, while being a collaborative member of the team.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Creative problem-solver.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, including management of projects and workload and setting goals and priorities.

  • Must be a strong team player able to work cooperatively with others both internal and external to the company to find practical and creative solutions to problems.

  • Computer and software systems experience is helpful.

  • Prior experience successfully operating in a fluid, fast paced and entrepreneurial environment.

Rewards

  • Competitive compensation

    • Base salary range: $157,000- 159,000 

    • Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary cash bonuses which are based on Zayo and individual performance

  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401(k), disability and life insurance

  • Fitness membership discounts

  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave


Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
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Location

Our Boulder campus is located in the 29th Street Mall where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial secruity to our employees and their families.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
If you are out of work for an extended period or time due to a disabling injury or illness, disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Dental exams can help you & your dentist detect problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler & costs are lower. Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your medical health.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Zayo provide 12 weeks paid maternity leave, 2 weeks paid paternity leave, and 4 weeks paid adoptive/foster leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
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