Corporate Counsel, Product


April 28, 2021

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Salesforce seeks to hire a pro-active, business-oriented, and tech-savvy attorney to serve as product counsel supporting our marketing and advertising products. You will play an important role in driving compliance policies and processes relating to product development, privacy, and data protection.

  • Provide guidance to executives, engineers and product managers on issues related to new and existing services, products, and features throughout the entire product lifecycle

  • Serve as a resident expert and resource on issues related to SaaS product lifecycle and data protection as these topics relate to Salesforce's marketing and advertising products and services

  • Review and negotiate complex agreements with service providers and technology partners

  • Provide strategic and timely client training on relevant issues and processes

  • Build cross-functional relationships with business teams as well as other internal stakeholders

  • Partner with product teams to develop industry-leading privacy compliance tools for Salesforce customers

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Law degree and admitted to practice in at least one US jurisdiction

  • 5+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department, including experience negotiating and drafting technology agreements

  • Familiar with key regulatory requirements in the SaaS space, including global privacy compliance and data protection issues

  • Sound and practical business judgment

  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly responsive with a service-oriented attitude

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage a high-volume workload in a fast-based and demanding work environment

  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients

  • Collaborative team player combined with ability to work independently

  • Sense of humor

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • In-house experience at a technology company, with significant transactional and product counseling experience

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)

  • Substantive expertise in laws governing marketing and advertising law (e.g., TCPA, CAN-SPAM Act, GDPR, CCPA, VCDPA, E-Privacy)

  • Substantive expertise in laws governing cookies and other tracking technologies

  • Well-grounded knowledge of intellectual property law

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