Junior Commercial Counsel
The candidate will be responsible for review, draft and negotiate outbound SaaS/cloud services, software licensing, re seller and professional services agreements. Be the negotiator and legal advisor to sales, business development and channels team and management to address and provide solutions to commercial issues during negotiations. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the sales organization, internal stakeholders and clients. Effectively manage and prioritize multiple deals and agreements. Review and negotiate inbound vendor agreements as needed. As bandwidth permits, handle a wide variety of other issues and projects that arise in growing in-house legal departments. Collaborate with the legal team and Deal Desk group to help update legal playbooks and contract templates. Provide support and escalation to other team members on substantive legal issues such as data privacy. 2 years of legal experience required, preferably law firm and in-house corporate experience, handling a variety of technology agreements, including SaaS and licensing. Demonstrable front-line experience in drafting and negotiating outbound commercial contracts. Strong organizational and relationship management skills working in a team environment. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience with SaaS, cloud computing, technology agreements and data privacy. Good business acumen with an ability to balance legal and business requirements. JD, member of the California State Bar required. Strong academic credentials from a top-rated accredited law school required. Must have knowledge of applicable legal and regulatory requirements relating to cloud and SaaS contracts, licensing, data privacy and will have experience partnering with sales and channel teams to close deals. Must be self-starter and a business savvy team player and be able to effectively manage and negotiate deals with minimal supervision in a dynamic and fast-moving environment.