Legal Counsel, Commercial

New Relic   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 121 days ago

Primary job responsibilities:

  • You’ll negotiate SaaS contracts and other commercial agreements
  • You will support and coach sales teams on deal structure and contract negotiations
  • You’ll be the central point of contact for any new and updated agreements
  • You’ll serve as a trusted advisor and business partner across the company by providing counsel and guidance for accomplishing New Relic's overall business objectives

As the perfect candidate for this role, you likely have:

  • 5 + years of professional experience; in-house experience is a plus
  • Practical experience in SaaS licensing negotiations with a solid knowledge of commercial and contract law and revenue recognition principles
  • Comfort with handling topics such as privacy and data protection in the commercial contract context
  • A passion for closing deals
  • Ability to work on your own and prioritize multiple, often competing deliverables while managing expectations meeting deadlines
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to coordinate effectively and gain trust and confidence with personnel at many different levels
  • Ability to work as a team member of the legal department in a scalable, autonomous and accountable manner, demonstrating flexibility across deal types and time zones