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Commercial Counsel
Posted on 11/15/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • At least 4 years experience of working in-house and/or at a law firm counseling companies on technology transactions (in-house experience at a SaaS technology company a plus)
  • JD from an accredited law school and U.S.-qualified (California bar membership or California registered in-house counsel preferred)
  • Exposure to international commercial contracting issues, particularly in EMEA, APAC, and ANZ, and experience with navigating data privacy issues in a commercial context a strong plus
  • Prior work standing up frameworks and standards for inbound commercial arrangements to ensure consistency in how Asana procures software and services
  • Excellent legal and business judgment with the ability both to assess relevant/material risks quickly and to communicate those risks to business partners in non-legal speak
  • Track record of taking initiative, having the ability to work independently, handle multiple projects with competing deadlines, and ability to thrive in ambiguity
  • Demonstrated experience working cross-functionally and preferably with sales, finance and marketing teams
  • Great communicator that is comfortable liaising with multiple teams to solve problems
  • Collaborative and solutions-oriented with a passion for closing deals while protecting Asana's values and business interests
  • Working closely with our global sales team to drive revenue as a strategic business partner on enterprise-level SaaS engagements
  • Supporting all areas of the business by drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements
  • Implementing scalable contracting frameworks and standards to support a business in high growth mode
  • Supporting the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes
  • Wearing multiple hats depending on the day by providing general legal advice and counsel to our global team
  • Advising business stakeholders, taking into account the relevant legal issues and risks, agreement structures, approval processes, and company policies and procedures

1,001-5,000 employees

Team collaboration and work management
Company Overview
Asana's mission is to help humanity thrive by enabling the world's teams to work together effortlessly. The company builds collaborative tools for enterprise teams.
Company Core Values
  • Mission
  • Do great things, fast
  • Clarity
  • Co-creation
  • Give and take responsibility
  • Mindfulness
  • Reject false tradeoffs
  • Be real(with yourself and others)
  • Heartitude