Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior Commercial Counsel

About the Role

Miro is looking for a practical, motivated and energetic attorney to join our team. This self-motivated individual should be comfortable working in a rapid-growth, fast paced environment and will be responsible for negotiating complex commercial transactions and other legal responsibilities for the market. The ideal candidate will be able to independently draft, redline and negotiate complex SaaS agreements, DPAs and other contracts and will appreciate being a critical part of the operational excellence in a fast-growing, market-defining startup.

About the Team

Miro’s Legal Team is a collaborative group of hardworking problem solvers who know how to get things done quickly and optimally. We have a transparent and positive team culture built on continuous learning, development, empathy and growth. We work collectively to mitigate risk and provide quality legal support for Miro in a scalable and customer-centric way.

What you’ll do

  • Independently negotiate complex outbound SaaS commercial agreements and ancillary documents such as DPAs, etc, related to large enterprise deals integral to our business
  • Become an expert in Miro’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
  • Possess a deep understanding of privacy and other regulations impacting the business, including GDPR and others, and the ability to translate that understanding into redlines and articulate in negotiations related to DPAs and commercial contracts discussions
  • 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

Experience:

  • 5+ years in commercial sales transactional work, with 2+ years experience drafting, redlining, and negotiating complex commercial SaaS agreements and DPA’s, with a solution-oriented approach
  • EMEA attorney license with experience navigating privacy laws (including GDPR, etc) and security issues in a commercial negotiation context
  • Ability to operate autonomously, to work collaboratively with a sense of urgency and empathy, and to work with Sales reps and other internal business partners to deliver effective communication and positive experience within a fast paced, changing environment, all while managing and prioritizing deadlines

Soft Skills:

  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
  • German or French proficiency a plus
  • Ability to analyze and communicate complex legal concepts in an easy to understand manner
  • Consistently produces high quality work
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize deadlines while ensuring that no pending issues are dropped
  • High level of integrity
  • Adaptable—questions status quo, embraces and helps drive change
  • Comfortable in ambiguous, unstructured environments
  • Team player—shares resources, responds to others' questions
  • Dependable, patient and trustworthy

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive Equity Package
  • Medical Insurance coverage
  • Travel allowance for your commute
  • Lunch, snacks and drinks provided when back in the office
  • Allowance to facilitate remote working during WFH period
  • Weekly team activities (even virtually) to keep the spirits high
  • Opportunity to work for a globally diverse team
  • Inspiring workplace in the heart of Amsterdam

 

About Miro

Miro is an online collaborative whiteboard platform that enables distributed teams to work effectively together, from running brainstorming sessions and workshops to planning projects, from designing new products and services to facilitating agile ceremonies. Miro is trusted by Dell, Cisco, Deloitte, Okta, Shopify, and many more global companies of all sizes.

We are a team of dreamers. We look for individuals who dream big, work hard, and above all stay humble. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do and through our work together we hope to create a supportive, welcoming, and innovative environment. We strive to play as a team to win the world and create a better version of ourselves every day. If this sounds like something that excites you, we want to hear from you! 



At Miro, we strive to create and foster an environment of belonging and collaboration across cultural differences.
Miro’s mission — Empower teams to create the next big thing — is how we think about our product, people, and culture. We believe that creating big things requires diverse and inclusive teams. Diversity invites all talent with different demography, identities and styles to step in, and inclusion invites them to step closer together. Every day, we are working to build a more diverse Miro, cultivate a sense of belonging for future and current Mironeers around the world, and foster an environment where everyone can collaborate and embrace differences.

 

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