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. This position will be based in San Francisco.
Negotiate and draft partnership, alliance, OEM, integrated software vendor, value added reseller agreements, and other types of agreements with partners 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 partner success and protection of salesforce.com.
Undergraduate degree and a law degree from highly regarded schools
5 or more 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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