Associate Commercial Counsel - Americas Sales


Location: San Francisco, California

Job Type: Full time

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Working at Atlassian

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Assuming you have eligible working rights and a sufficient time zone overlap with your team, you can choose to work remotely or return to an office as they reopen (unless it’s necessary for your role to be performed in the office). Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

We’re looking for an ambitious commercial transactions Attorney to join our Commercial Legal team!

Ideally, you are resourceful, capable of building strong business relationships, and comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. You will be responsible for negotiating and drafting contracts with Atlassian’s customers and other business partners - ensuring Atlassian’s contracts are aligned with business objectives and needs. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and support strategic transactions for Atlassian!

In line with our TEAM Anywhere policy, we are open to hiring the right candidate anywhere in the United States or Canada.

In this role, you'll get to:

  • Become a member of our growing team of individuals in our Legal team supporting Atlassian’s Go-To-Market team
  • Provide pragmatic, business-minded guidance on contract-related issues. We’re not looking for academic analysis!
  • Provide legal advice on and serve as the first point of contact for customer contract matters, particularly for renewals
  • Negotiate commercial contracts for Atlassian’s products and services
  • Develop support materials and provide trainings to educate our direct sales team on contract terms and other legal issues
  • Assist with special projects as needed, including projects focused on improving legal processes

  • More about you:
  • You take ownership, roll up your sleeves, and get things done
  • You are curious, and want to learn more about Atlassian’s unique business model and products
  • You build relationships with business stakeholders to strengthen the connection between our team and the business
  • You effectively navigate a decentralized and complex organization spread across the globe
  • You effectively communicate with the business and customers to help them understand and follow the rules and parameters imposed by laws

  • On your first day, we’ll expect you to have:
  • Qualification to practice law in your local jurisdiction
  • Solid experience with transactional legal work. Experience negotiating outbound SaaS contracts is a plus!
  • Familiarity with IP, privacy and security matters
  • Passion for understanding our customers, products, culture, and business model
  • Excellent judgment and strong communication skills
  • Ability to handle competing priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Willingness to handle new areas of responsibility
Our perks & benefits

To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.

About Atlassian

The world’s best teams work better together with Atlassian. From medicine and space travel, to disaster response and pizza deliveries, Atlassian software products help teams all over the planet. At Atlassian, we're motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team.

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians create our success. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience, we never discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.
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