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Director, Commercial Legal

Remote (United StatesCanada)
Full Time

About Vercel: 

At Vercel, we are building an open-source developer tools platform that enables developers to build and iterate on the web without sinking time and money into DevOps. We are a remote-first and globally distributed team and we want to shape the future of the web by making cloud computing accessible to everyone. Our philosophy is based on the principles of learning, collaboration, transparency, experimentation, and passion.

  • We are goal-driven and dedicated

  • We use our own tools every day

  • We thrive together with our community

  • We are customer-obsessed

  • We believe in people's ability to grow

About the Role:

The ideal candidate would have substantial experience in either law firm and / or in-house roles (SaaS preferred). This is a hands-on role that requires both a legal and business mind, often juggling multiple projects at once. Individuals who can solely function as attorneys will not be successful candidates.

We’re looking for someone who is resourceful, action-oriented, and tech-savvy. This position will rely heavily on your ability to adeptly manage multiple, competing priorities and problem solve in a fast-paced environment. You are organized, work effectively across all levels, possess great communication skills, have the ability to shift gears at a moment’s notice, and enjoy the challenges of helping to build a great organization of talented individuals.

What You Will Do:  

  • Act as a trusted advisor for Vercel’s go-to-market teams, providing strategic counsel across contracts, initiatives and transactions

  • Manage wide range of commercial agreements including drafting, negotiating and reviewing enterprise SaaS subscription agreements, strategic partnership agreements, online terms and conditions, non-disclosure agreements, procurement contracts and other agreements as needed

  • Develop policies, templates and processes and leverage systems and tools to improve efficiency and maturity.  

  • Collaborate with Vercel’s Operations teams on procurement, compliance and controls, helping the company scale and mature responsibly

  • Manage outside counsel and specialists, always seeking to find the best balance regarding cost and expertise and associated risks

  • Manage Legal Operations, bringingin efficiency and process to the company and managing and triaging the legal inbox

  • Report to VP of Finance 

About You:

  • Experience in B2B / enterprise companies and working with Revenue Operations

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience at a law firm or in-house roles (SaaS preferred)

  • Clear communicator, who can land messages across a wide variety of audiences 

  • Well-versed in how businesses operate with financial acumen, ability to strike a sensible and practical balance between legal risks and business objectives

  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity

  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills

  • Admission to bar of good standing

Bonus If You: 

  • Experience at a SaaS software company

  • Experience at a venture-backed company

  • Experience with any of the following technologies: Carta, Contract management system, Salesforce, Zoom, Google Drive, Slack


  • Competitive compensation and stock options

  • Inclusive Healthcare Package

  • Flexible working style - 100% remote, with teammates located throughout the globe 

  • Learn and Grow - we provide mentorship and send you to events that help you build your network and skills 

  • Unlimited PTO - 4 weeks recommended per year. Take time when you need it. 

  • We will provide you the gear you need to do your role, and a WFH budget for you to outfit your space as needed

Vercel is committed to fostering and empowering an inclusive community within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Vercel encourages everyone to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.


  • Generous Gear Credit
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Stock Options
  • Work Remotely

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