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Sr. Product and Marketing Counsel, Digital Healthcare

Sunnyvale, California, United States

23andMe is seeking an accomplished Product and Marketing Counsel to join our Legal team.  This role will play a key role in navigating the complex legal landscape of digital healthcare and serve as a thought partner in providing strategic legal advice and guidance on product development, marketing, and promotional initiatives. The position requires a deep understanding of healthcare regulations and digital health technologies to ensure our products and marketing efforts align with legal requirements and industry best practices. 

Who We Are
Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.

What You’ll Do

  • Work closely and collaboratively as a trusted advisor with Brand, Marketing, Product, and other internal business teams to manage and minimize legal risks while also supporting business objectives and innovation.
  • Cultivate relationships with marketing and product leaders. Assist in developing legal strategies to address novel issues in creative, business-centric ways to help advance business priorities and goals.
  • Proactively identify applicable laws and regulations, including FTC, FDA and state medical laws that could affect our product and service offerings, promotional plans, and marketing campaigns. 
  • Communicate complex legal issues and risks to senior leadership and executives coherently, succinctly, and with impact.
  • Collaborate with legal team members to develop, implement, and improve processes to ensure compliance and alignment with business demands.
  • Keep current on relevant industry standards, laws, and regulations and also maintain awareness around potential upcoming legislation and recent case law
  • Manage outside legal counsel on various matters and efficiently use external resources based on need, expertise, and capacity.

What You'll Bring

  • JD with excellent academic credentials
  • An active member of a U.S. state bar, preferably the State Bar of California
  • 8+ years of in-house and law firm experience as a product and/or marketing counsel
  • Expert knowledge of online and offline advertising and marketing rules and regulations, including state consumer protection statutes, FTC guidelines.
  • Significant experience practicing FDA law and advising business teams on the legal aspects of FDA-regulated products.  
  • Familiarity with state and administrative medical rules and regulations.
  • Experience in healthcare is required (digital healthcare experience preferred)
  • Proven experience working cross-functionally with various teams and stakeholders
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, legal drafting, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure
  • Demonstrated track record of providing practical business-friendly advice 
  • Demonstrated analytical skills as well as the ability to take disparate information and make strategic recommendations quickly
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to senior management and influence others
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to get things done
  • Team-first approach.
  • Exceptional verbal and written skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship-building and collaboration.
  • Ability to work a hybrid schedule with 3 days onsite (Tuesday-Thursday) in our Sunnyvale, CA office

About Us

23andMe, headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of diseases. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.  If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at accommodations-ext@23andme.com. 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.

Pay Transparency
23andMe takes a market-based approach to pay, and amounts will vary depending on your geographic location. The salary range reflected here is for a candidate based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.
San Francisco Bay Area Base Pay Range
$240,000$360,000 USD