Betr is the next major player in the Australian Online Sports Wagering industry.
Created by a passionate team of sports fans with deep wagering knowledge, betr will amplify the total sport and competition experience and offer more than ever before.
Backed by a sophisticated group of high-profile private and institutional investors and led by an Executive team with demonstrable experience leading hyper-growth technology businesses, betr is poised for significant growth.
Leveraging their unrivalled connections at the highest levels of Australian business, sports and racing, they will soon be synonymous in the psyche of Australian consumers.
Betr has also partnered with Fox Sports, leaders in global sports to provide in-depth sports analysis, insights and behind the scenes action.
Their team is growing rapidly, and we are looking for people who are passionate about sports and want to help us create the best online sports betting experience possible.
About the role
The newly created position of Legal Counsel reports to the Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs and will play a significant role in advising key business stakeholders on commercial and regulatory matters.
The Legal Counsel will be responsible for:
Advising the business on a variety of commercial arrangements across media, technology and sports/racing partnerships
Assisting the legal and compliance function across regulatory and commercial matters, including M&A opportunities
Supporting customer service and operational teams with a variety of legal matters including complaint handling.
The successful candidate will hold relevant qualifications in law with up to four years post qualified experience and a practicing certificate. Ideally our next team member will have demonstrated experience in private practice or an in-house legal team with a commercially astute mindset in addition to strong legal drafting and negotiating skills.
The Legal Counsel will be supported as part of a collaborative and high performing team and will also play a key role in building positive workplace relationships across betr and with relevant stakeholders.
Key duties will include:
Advising on various aspects of Australian advertising and consumer laws
Complaint handling and liaising with regulatory bodies
Managing legal and policy matters across wagering regulations
Reviewing marketing collateral to ensure compliance with laws
Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
Liaising with peak sports and racing bodies
Providing legal training to the business
Providing guidance on privacy laws
Other ad hoc duties as required.
Key Selection Criteria
Law degree and up to 4 years post qualified experience and a current practising certificate
Experience in private practice or in house legal team with demonstrated ability to provide commercially focused advice
Experience in a regulated industry desired but not necessary
Demonstrated ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams in varying locations to provide support, advice, and guidance
Ability to navigate a business with a high degree of resilience and commercial and legal acumen
Sharp attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills
Highly motivated with an agile approach that enables you to anticipate opportunities and issues
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills which builds positive working relationships in order to drive engagement, motivate people and influences workplace culture.
This full time and ongoing role will be located in Melbourne, CBD.
The successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package commensurate with skills and experience.
Betr is an equal opportunity employer and as such encourages applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.
This is an exciting time to join us while we establish ourselves in the market and create the best online sports betting experience possible. We are establishing a culture that is supportive and inclusive, driven by exceptional people and leaders.
How to apply
Shortlisting will commence immediately therefore, submit your CV and covering letter outlining why you’re a great fit for this role by clicking APPLY NOW.
To view learn more about us and our platform visit www.betr.com.au
Your application will include the following questions:
Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
How many years' experience do you have as a legal counsel?
Do you hold a current Australian legal practising certificate?
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