Posted Apr 20

Corporate Counsel (Digital Marketing/Social Media)

PLS Financial Services, Inc
Chicago, IL Full Time

PLS is at an exciting juncture, and the Corporate Counsel will play a critical role in the continued growth and success of the company as we work to expand our online presence. The Corporate Counsel will lead legal department efforts to facilitate the expansion of both online marketing and services. The Corporate Counsel will also work on other projects and provide advice to departments in all areas of the business. The Corporate Counsel will report to the Senior Counsel.

Job Description:

Provide legal guidance to a leading consumer financial services company on topics related to digital commerce, website development, and a mobile application

Advise on a variety of projects in areas such as prepaid products, insurance, collections, and government regulation

Review marketing materials, including social media and digital content

Review, draft and negotiate contracts for a wide variety of purposes

Monitor legislative and regulatory developments impacting marketing and advertising of financial services and products

Responsible for general legal work in areas such as corporate policies and procedures, training, real estate, governmental regulation and others, as dictated by business needs

Support the development and implementation by the legal team of processes, procedures and metrics to increase the overall effectiveness of the legal services provided to the company


Job Requirements:

Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and admitted to practice law in Illinois

4-8 years of practical hands-on experience in a law firm or in-house

Previous experience specifically related to marketing and advertising through digital marketing and social media

Previous experience with consumer financial services or other highly regulated industry is a plus

Previous experience advising management on a wide variety of legal matters, working with outside counsel, and drafting and negotiating contracts

Possess sound legal and business judgment and have a history of successful dispute resolution

Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Ability to work well with employees and management at all levels within the company, as well as with outside parties

Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time

Ability to lift 15 lbs.


Benefits for eligible employees include: medical / dental / vision, 401k, vacation, opportunities for advancement, on-going training available. PLS is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer and drug free work place.

Core Values:

All employees are expected to exemplify the PLS Core Values:


Proactively communicate both good and bad news

Communicate to help others be successful

Customer Focus:

Exceed the expectations of internal and external customers

Integrity and Trust:

Be widely trusted, direct and truthful

Do not misrepresent self for personal gain


Place Company goals over department or individual goals

Work effectively with others to achieve a common goal


Exceed individual goals that positively impact the Company’s goals

Steadfastly push self and others for results

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