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Senior Commercial Counsel (Attorney, Remote USA)

Company: Contra Costa County Bar Association
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

At SoundHound Inc., (NASDAQ:SOUN) our mission is to enable humans to interact with the world the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally. Today, our customized voice AI solutions allow people to talk to phones, cars, smart speakers, mobile apps, coffee machines, and every other part of the emerging 'voice-first' world.We are looking for a passionate and dynamic Senior Commercial Counsel to help SoundHound scale as a leader in the conversational artificial intelligence industry. You will be working directly with our upper management, business development, legal, and finance teams to support our growing business.The ideal candidate should have a passion for negotiating, drafting and finalizing technology transaction agreements, exhibits independent thinking and can take the initiative on projects, is technologically curious and savvy, works well in a (small) team environment and is willing to learn and adapt to the constant changes that are present in startup life, and is humble and comes ready to learn and learn quickly.What You'll Do

  • Draft, redline and negotiate large and complex outbound SaaS commercial agreements, with Fortune 500 companies, including those in highly regulated industries (e.g. finance and healthcare) integral to our business and in support of SoundHound's Strategic sales team.
  • Draft, redline and negotiate Data Processing Addendums, as part of the SaaS Agreements.
  • Possess a deep understanding of privacy laws and other regulations impacting global technology companies, like SoundHound, including CCPA and GDPR, and be able to translate that understanding into redlines and in conversations with SoundHound customers.
  • Become an expert in SoundHound's unique product platform, security, operations and offerings to offer practical and strategic counseling related to sales contracts.
  • Continuously improve legal processes, procedures, and templates for a growing sales support function.
  • Develop strong relationships and deliver quality training and other communications to the Sales team in order to operate as a business partner and to close deals efficiently.
  • Handle a variety of other demands and projects related to our operations that arise in a rapidly growing startup.
  • Experience integrating acquisitions is a plus.What You'll Need
    • Active good standing status membership to the CA, TX or NY Bar (other Bar memberships considered)
    • 7+ years of experience drafting, redlining and negotiating highly complex commercial agreements, including 5+ years negotiating SaaS agreements with Fortune 500 companies in support of sales.
    • Experience with privacy laws, data protection and information security as it relates to SaaS companies (e.g. GDPR, Schrems II, CCPA) and negotiating related terms, including Data Protection Addendums.
    • Ability to operate independently with little to no supervision.
    • Work collaboratively as a team player within the Legal team, with internal business partners and with external counsel, as needed.
    • Highly motivated, with the drive to work independently, manage and prioritize deals with deadlines.
    • A sense of urgency and empathy to work with colleagues to deliver effective communication and positive experience win a fast paced, changing environment.
    • A good sense of humor.Here at SoundHound, diversity, equity, and inclusion are key to who we are as a company. With a mission to build Voice AI for the world, creating a team with global perspectives is critical to our success.We care deeply about fostering an environment where everyone is supported and can do their best work. SoundHound will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits of employment.Employees enjoy comprehensive health care, paid time off, discounted fitness classes, and flexible working hours. Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and culture at view our job applicant privacy policy, please visit join our growing team and bring your unique voice to our mission!#LI-SB1

Keywords: Contra Costa County Bar Association, Santa Clara , Senior Commercial Counsel (Attorney, Remote USA), Legal , Santa Clara, California

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