Corporate Counsel

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Boston, MA
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Smartsheet is seeking a talented Corporate Counsel for our high-growth SaaS company. The Corporate Counsel will provide day-to-day transactional legal support in the areas of procurement and sales. We are looking for a highly motivated and capable individual to join our collaborative legal team. This position reports to the Vice President of Legal and is located at our office in Boston, MA.

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, draft, and review various vendor and customer contracts concerning, among other things, subscription software, data processing, intellectual property use, and professional services.
  • Provide strategic and practical legal advice to business units, including procurement and sales, as well as other departments with customer-facing responsibilities.
  • Support the continuous improvement of document templates, alternate language playbooks, and internal resource documents.
  • Deliver training and guidance to employees on legal issues, best practices, and company policies.
  • Complete special projects as requested.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of relevant legal experience, including negotiating vendor and customer contracts.
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend practical solutions that balance legal and business risks.
  • Skilled at developing strong working relationships with other business units despite having conflicting priorities and interests.
  • Persistent attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, business judgment, and strategic thinking.
  • Flexible with a service-oriented mentality.
  • Ability to operate successfully in a fast-paced environment that places a high premium on excellence, execution, and teamwork.
  • In-house legal department experience at a SaaS or software company preferred.
  • JD from an accredited law school and an active member of the MA bar.
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