Legal Counsel
Commercial Strategy
Posted on 4/4/2023

51-200 employees

Kenshoo is the global leader in agile marketing software.
Company Overview
Kensho is committed to creating a kind, diverse and equitable workplace, fostering a sense of belonging, and ensuring that the company is a place where employees can bring their whole selves to work. The company develops agile marketing software.
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
AI & Machine Learning
  • Are Interested in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, especially natural language processing (NLP)
  • Are a self-starter, who enjoys the challenge of working in fast-paced environments with a high degree of uncertainty
  • Possess broad legal awarenesses and aptitudes, but also the ability to deep-dive into legal niches when necessary
  • Have a flair for business strategy and appetite for justified business risks
  • J.D. or an equivalent degree
  • Must be admitted to the bar in the United States; NY preferred
  • 2+ years of relevant (i.e., related to AI/SaaS commercial licensing) full-time legal experience required
  • Previous experience working at (i.e., in-house counsel) or with (i.e., as outside counsel at law firm) start-up companies whose primary business is SaaS licensing, or AI SaaS licensing more specifically
  • Familiarly with (in order of importance): (1) Intellectual Property (IP) Rights, (2) Confidentiality, and (3) Privacy Law within the context of commercial contracting
  • Ability to communicate in layman's terms when needed with a wide variety of non-legal stakeholders including, but not limited to: product managers, engineers, salespeople, and executive leadership
  • High emotional intelligence and ability to communicate confidently in high-stakes business conversations
  • Tactics - Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements, including AI SaaS software licenses, data licenses, strategic partnerships, etc
  • Strategy - Refine, evolve, and augment existing Kensho commercial agreement standard terms and conditions to continually enable long-term strategic Kensho business objectives
  • Diplomacy - Liaise with the S&P Global Corporate and Market Intelligence legal organizations to ensure alignment with S&P Global best practices and leverage specialty resources when needed