Corporate Counsel

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powertofly approved What Smartsheet Inc. Has to Offer:

Smartsheet was founded on the idea that teams and millions of people worldwide deserve a better way to deliver their very best work. They know that the highest performers have rich and full lives, which is why they deliver benefits that support you in and out of the workplace, including:

  • Fully paid medical premiums
  • 15 vacation days, 10 holidays, sick time and unlimited rollover
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Smartsheet is seeking an accomplished Corporate Counsel to join our collaborative legal team. We are looking for a motivated person to assist us in supporting the sales team and other parts of the business. You will report to the Director of Legal and is located at our office in Boston, MA. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Negotiate, draft, and review commercial agreements concerning online subscription software, data privacy and processing, intellectual property use, and professional services.
    • Provide strategic and practical legal advice to sales and other departments with customer-facing responsibilities.
    • Collaborate with all members of the legal team across office locations, including attorney and non-attorney personnel.
    • Contribute to the 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.
    • Support general business operations by responding to requests for assistance from non-sales personnel as needed.
    • Complete special projects. 

    Requirements:

    • 3+ years of relevant legal experience.
    • Experience in negotiating customer contracts and working directly with sales representatives.
    • Critical thinking experience to analyze problems and recommend practical solutions that balance legal and business risks.
    • Experience with developing positive working relationships with other departments despite competing priorities and interests.
    • Knowledge and disposition to uphold our business standards and risk tolerance.
    • Excellent written skills, business acumen, and strategic thinking.
    • Flexible with a service-oriented mentality.
    • Persistent attention to detail.
    • Time management focused on excellence, execution, and teamwork.
    • JD from an accredited law school and an active member of the MA bar.
    • In-house legal department experience at a cloud software company preferred.
    • Experience negotiating data privacy and protection agreements and advising on privacy-related issues.
    • CIPP or other privacy certification.

    About Smartsheet

    In 2005, Smartsheet was founded on the idea that teams and millions of people worldwide deserve a better way to deliver their very best work. Today, the company delivers a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, empowering organizations to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, resulting in more efficient processes and better outcomes. Smartsheet went public on the New York Stock Exchange in April 2018 and currently enables collaboration, better decision making, and accelerated innovation for over 76,000 domain-based customers in 190 countries, including 96 of the Fortune 100.

    How We’re Different:

    Smartsheet's instantly familiar, easy-to-use interface means adoption rates are high and allows our users and their teams to solve real problems without IT help.

    Smartsheet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Smartsheet are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected category.


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    Corporate Counsel
    Smartsheet Inc.