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Commercial Counsel

Remote - US

About Nintex: 

At Nintex, we are transforming the way people work, everywhere.  

Nintex is the global standard for process intelligence and automation. Today more than 10,000 public and private sector organizations across 90 countries turn to the Nintex Process Platform to accelerate progress on their digital transformation journeys by quickly and easily managing, automating and optimizing business processes. We improve their lives though the technology we build. 

For the Nintex sales organization, the success of our customers and partners is at the center of everything we do. Our team is dynamic, fun, vibrant, motivated, ambitious and we’re driven to crush our numbers while having fun. We’re looking for experienced sellers that are driven to succeed and align well to our corporate values and culture. 

We are committed to fostering a workplace that supports amazing people in doing their very best work every day. Collaboration is constant, our workplace is fun, the environment is fast-paced and we value our people’s curiosity, ideas and enthusiasm. We deliver on our commitments, we don't wait to implement ideas or fix issues, and we treat each other with respect and consideration. 

About the role:

Nintex is looking for a highly-motivated attorney to join our growing legal team. As Commercial Counsel, you will be responsible for contributing to all aspects of commercial legal support to a high-volume commercial subscription cloud software organization. Your clients will include the global Sales, Customer Success, Professional Services, and Sales Operations organizations. The Commercial Counsel should take pride in efficiently getting deals done and be comfortable managing legal issues in multiple jurisdictions, including related legal documents and contracts, while remaining responsive to Nintex team members across the business. This role is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for technology, excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment. Reporting to the General Counsel, this role requires several years of experience negotiating and drafting complex commercial contracts   

Your contribution will be:

  • Draft, review and negotiate complex commercial and SaaS sales agreements (e.g., master subscription agreements, terms of use, public sector commercial agreements, professional services agreements, channel agreements, partner agreements, data processing agreements, assignment and assumption agreements, statements of work, order forms, NDAs and other commercial agreements).

  • Provide practical, commercial advice to global sales executives and internal stakeholders on a variety of revenue-related legal issues, balancing business objectives with legal risks, including identifying, managing, and communicating risks and opportunities in revenue transactions and analyzing and interpreting complex business and legal contractual provisions.

  • Respond promptly to legal requests from Sales, Professional Services, Customer Success, Sales Operations, Marketing, and other clients, summarizing and communicating legal concepts that businesspeople can implement.

  • Provide guidance on commercial questions and best practices to legal and cross-functional stakeholders.

  • Help shape business and legal terms, deal structures and help improve transaction processes and practices to support innovation, achieve better outcomes and enhance transaction velocity without material increase in risk.

  • Help build and improve forms, policies, and playbooks to improve commercial legal operations as Nintex continues to grow and expand in global markets.

To be successful, we think you need: 

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Bar membership in good standing in at least one US state
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Demonstrated experience negotiating (i) complex commercial transactions, including large enterprises involving issues related to data protection, security and intellectual property; and (ii) transactions involving SaaS. Also has a solid working knowledge of business models, relative bargaining power, sales motion, global commercial negotiation practices and revenue recognition standards, and has the ability to quickly and accurately recognize areas of risk/opportunity.
  • Well-organized and able to work on tight timelines while handling multiple projects.
  • Ability to provide practical legal advice to business personnel at all levels of an organization; effectively present ideas and has exceptional negotiation, client-counseling skills and interpersonal skills.
  • High personal standards of excellence and ethics, as well as the ability to act with discretion and strict confidentiality.
  • Willingness to partner with the business in getting deals closed and objectives achieved

What’s in it for you? 

Nintex employees have the freedom to work how they work best. We are virtual-first across our global workforce. Our people work in the way that best suits them and their teams - whether at home, in an office, or another place that sparks creativity, focus and collaboration. Our work environment is such that our people can successfully deliver their work while adequately supporting their lifestyle and preferences.  

While our offerings differ from country to country, we offer our entire global workforce an array of exciting perks and benefits, including 

  • Global Gratitude and Recharge Days
  • Mindfulness and counseling resources
  • Invention/patenting assistance
  • Meaningful recognition
  • Community impact opportunities
  • Multiple tools through which to learn and grow, and an incredible global community 

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Nintex participates in E-Verify for work authorization.  We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Organization.