Overview

Description:

The Salesforce Legal Team delivers innovative, trusted and world-class legal services to advance and protect Salesforce’s interests while creating a fulfilling work environment for our Legal family.

The Corporate Counsel will play a key role in supporting salesforce.com’s U.S. Sales and Professional Services organizations in structuring commercial transactions, and drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. 

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate and draft master subscription agreements, professional services agreements and other types of agreements with customers in support of U.S. Sales and Professional Services organizations
  • Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes
  • Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure customer success and protection of salesforce.com

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree and a law degree from highly regarded schools
  • 7+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills
  • Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients
  • Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications
  • Sound and practical business judgment

Desired Skills/ Experience:

  • Substantive expertise in intellectual property law
  • Substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client

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