Senior Counsel, Sales & Marketing



Job Description

About Rivian

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 


As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 


  • Provide legal support related to new market expansion globally and for sales and marketing initiatives and events related to vehicles, charging and energy products, and other services.
  • Analyze the impact of legal, compliance, counterparty and other risks in marketing campaigns, contractual agreements, terms and conditions, disclosures, and process flows.
  • Act as the team’s primary legal resource for marketing initiatives, physical retail and experiential marketing, and marketing-related vehicle placements.
  • Work with senior attorneys on the Product & Consumer legal team to support initiatives to expand Rivian’s reach within existing markets and into new markets.
  • Draft, review, negotiate, and interpret a variety of commercial agreements, with a focus on strategic partnerships and third-party services required to support aligned business areas.
  • Manage and support proactive development of legal and regulatory resources to support Rivian's growing commercial footprint, including development of training materials, knowledge repositories, policies, processes, and guidelines.
  • Provide accurate and timely advice to internal clients on a range of commercial matters arising from various transactions and projects.


• 10+ years of legal experience corporate in-house and/or law firm with at least 3 years supporting sales or marketing of physical consumer products.
• Experience with one or more of digital marketing, events and promotions, vehicle sales, technology sales, or physical retail, strongly preferred.
• Strong leadership skills and business acumen.
• Excellent written and oral communication and negotiation skills.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work independently and with cross-functional clients.

Pay Disclosure

Salary Range for Irvine, CA based applicants: $211,000 - $244,000 annually (Actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location and other factors permitted by law).


Salary Range for Palo Alto, CA based applicants: $230,000 - $264,000 annually (Actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location and other factors permitted by law).

Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 


Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 


Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


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