Commercial Counsel

Lindon, UT

About BambooHR

We’re not here just to make a buck, although a few would be nice. We’re here to help you succeed. Yes, we love building great HR software. It makes us happy. (Or nerds.) But what makes us happiest is knowing that our software makes life better for our clients. We believe work should be an outlet for greatness.

Commercial Counsel

About Us

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here too. We've been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For” and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

What You'll Do

First, let me tell you what makes this role stand-out from others. At BambooHR, we care about your quality of life, both at work and outside of work. The great news is, our legal team is not exempt from enjoying this benefit! Not only that, but this is our first ever Commercial Counsel role - that means that while we have systems and processes in place, we’re excited to continue to innovate how we do things. You will be able to directly impact the future legal operations at Bamboo! The other stellar thing about this role is you’ll be partnering with a company who values doing the right thing (literally, it’s one of our values!). When it comes to ethics, we don’t take things lightly - rest assured this definitely applies to our legal dealings. If you’re an attorney who enjoys detail-oriented work, thinks systematically to improve how things are done, and wants to join a growing company to help it scale its legal function - you may have just stumbled upon your dream job.

Now on to specifics! As BambooHR’s Commercial Counsel, you will be a key member of our growing in-house legal team. You will be responsible for all commercial contracts at BambooHR including our Terms of Service, Payroll Agreement, Partner and Marketplace Agreements and vendor contracts. You’ll get to work closely with and support our sales team, support teams, as well as our business development team and procurement function. 

You will:

  • Work with contracts of all kinds - spotting and addressing issues, and negotiating and drafting our terms
  • Help the Sales team address and handle legal questions regarding our terms and products, and even work directly with clients as necessary to help close deals
  • Partner with our Business Development team to address and handle legal questions from potential partners
  • Assist in the contract redlining and negotiations for our Marketplace, Partner, Joint-Marketing and other related agreements
  • Alongside our procurement function, manage the legal review and redlining of all vendor agreements, ensuring mutual value add and security
  • Work with our Support team when dealing with and communicating with clients who have legal questions, or concerns with our terms or services
  • On occasion, investigate suspicious customer activity and be able to work cross-functionally across the organization to combat and mitigate fraud
  • Manage contract templates and our Terms of Service 
  • Innovate and optimize our contracting processes, especially as we scale

What You Need to Get the Job Done

  • Utah Bar preferred 
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree
  • 2-5 years of experience in which a portion of your work involved handling and managing contractual or transactional work (basic contract review experience)
  • You have intermediate to advanced skills within Word/Google Docs as well as Excel/Google Sheets (some may say it’s “off the chart”! Pun intended.)
  • You have expert problem solving skills and enjoy complex challenges 
  • When it comes to negotiation skills you employ listening, emotional intelligence, and expectation management along with your persuasion
  • You are often remembered for your strength in working with other people, especially those with different perspectives and personalities
  • Your attention to detail is a strong suit of yours

What Will Make Us REALLY Love You

  • If you have experience at a high-growth tech company that’s a bonus!
  • Prior experience negotiating SaaS software licenses and experience reviewing and negotiating vendor contracts is also a plus
  • A background in innovating legal operations and process improvement would be lovely!
  • You have a passion for working within an in-house legal team, and see longevity in that career path
  • You are a team-player - both cross-functionally and with your peers

What You'll Love About Us

  • Great Company Culture. We’ve been recognized by multiple organizations like Inc, Salt Lake Tribune, Glassdoor,  & Comparably for our great workplace culture.
  • Make an Impact. We care about your individuality by giving you freedom to grow and create within the company, regardless of your position.
  • Rest and Relaxation. 4 weeks paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and we pay you to go on vacation (ask us about this)!
  • Health Benefits. Medical with HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision.
  • Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with a generous company match, access to a personal financial planner, and both legal and life insurance.
  • Financial Peace University. We pay for a one year subscription and you walk away with financial savvy and a bonus.
  • Give back.  Get paid to give your time to the community: ask us about this!
  • Educational Benefits. Whether you are a previous student, or currently enrolled in higher education, we can help cover some of those expenses.
  • Flexible Work Models. In-office, work-from-home, or hybrid, depending on position and location.

An Equal Opportunity Employer--M/F/D/V

Because our team members are trusted to handle sensitive information, we require all candidates that receive and accept employment offers to complete a background check before being hired.