Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 18, 2023
<div>Here at Hometap, we’re collaborative, passionate, and always ready to roll up our sleeves to create solutions that help people get more out of homeownership — and out of life. Our first product, a home equity investment, gives homeowners the opportunity to quickly access the equity they’ve built in their home to pay for what’s most important to them, from handling debt to finally making much-needed renovations, without taking on debt. </div><div><br></div><div>We work hard, and have some fun along the way, too. You don’t have to take our word for it: <a href="https://www.hometap.com/newsroom/2021-top-places-to-work-massachusetts-boston-globe/" class="postings-link">The Boston Globe</a> and <a href="https://www.hometap.com/newsroom/hometap-comparably-best-work-life-balance/" class="postings-link">Comparably</a> have recognized us as a great place to work, and we’ve been honored for our commitment to innovation in the fintech space by <a href="https://www.hometap.com/newsroom/hometap-named-bostinnos-inno-on-fire-2021-honoree/" class="postings-link">BostInno</a>, <a href="https://www.hometap.com/press-release/hometap-named-2021-hw-tech100-real-estate-winner/" class="postings-link">HousingWire</a>, and more! </div><div><br></div><div>In case you need any more convincing, we also provide competitive compensation, healthcare coverage, unlimited PTO, a generous share package, and a strong culture with plenty of opportunities for team-building and camaraderie.</div><div><br></div><div>Interested in joining us on our mission to make homeownership less stressful and more accessible? We’d love to talk.</div><div><br></div><div>To achieve our mission of making homeownership more accessible and less stressful, we must bring on board a diverse, empathetic, intelligent team. We are looking for a General Counsel to join our dynamic leadership team. This executive role will report directly to the CEO and play a major role in our business. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to make an enormous impact as the business expands. At Hometap, legal is not only a critical support function across all aspects of the business, it’s deeply integrated into our product and business strategy. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Who You Are</b></div><div><br></div><div>To be successful in this role you’ll need to have legal and business expertise, but also bring a passion and understanding for entrepreneurship. You’ll need to be a high character individual who leads with integrity. You will be a person who is good at execution, works well within a team and has the ability and confidence to take the lead and guide others. You will be skilled at assessing and providing organized legal guidance on short timelines and then helping to execute business decisions. As we continue to build our reputable brand and develop new products in our young but growing space, as General Counsel you will need to love problem-solving in this dynamic and not fully established environment.</div><div><br></div><div>As General Counsel, you will oversee all strategic and tactical legal initiatives for Hometap. As part of the executive team, you will provide effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, manage the legal function, and obtain and oversee the work of outside counsel. To be successful, you’ll need to help us build a legal strategy that incorporates our business, legal and ethical responsibilities. </div><div><br></div><div>At Hometap, the legal function consists of three distinct categories for which you will be directly responsible. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Regulatory Matters:</b> As a new product in the consumer home financing space, Hometap must be aware of and compliant with all applicable, federal, state, and local consumer finance and protection laws. You will help Hometap form a legal position and compliance strategy related to applicable laws and regulations, ensuring that we accomplish our business needs inclusive of our legal obligations. You’ll help us craft the documents that homeowners execute to enter into a Hometap investment, build an efficient and compliant investment process, implement a long-term state by state rollout strategy, assess new product opportunities, and develop an ongoing regulatory position and framework for the Company. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Capital Markets: </b> Hometap’s growth requires sustained growth in the number of investments we make, which requires a significant amount of capital. You’ll help us maintain existing investment funds and credit facilities as well as explore new structures and sources of capital as we scale. You will be responsible for the legal and compliance components of those fundraising efforts, including negotiating terms, fund formation, documentation, compliance, etc. We’ll look to you to be our chief legal spokesperson, so your presence and comfort in externally-facing communications is paramount. </div><div><br></div><div><b>General Corporate:</b> You will oversee all the general corporate legal matters at Hometap. Examples include vendor contracts and contractor agreements, NDAs, employee agreements, equity grants, employee handbook matters, compliance documentation, etc.</div>
Hometap is an equal opportunity employer.
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