Senior Corporate Counsel - Strategic Partnerships

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At RingCentral, you’ll change the way the world works.

RingCentral is the global leader in cloud-based communications and collaboration software. We are fundamentally changing the nature of human interaction—giving people the freedom to connect powerfully and personally from anywhere, at any time, on any device. 

We’re a $1.5 billion company that’s growing at 30+% annually and we’re expanding our Enterprise Sales Team to make sure we stay ahead of the competition.

When you join RingCentral Legal, you’ll bring your expertise to everything from policy to contracts to lawsuits. You’ll help protect the company from threats, guide internal policy decisions and drive ideas that change the way the world communicates. All in a strong, supportive culture designed to help you succeed.

We’re as proud of our working environment as we are of our market success. You’ll find all the training, opportunity and resources you could ever want here - with all the work/life benefits you expect, and none of the micromanagement. RingCentral regularly brings home Best Place To Work awards from locations all over the world, and outstanding company ratings on Glassdoor and Comparably!

RingCentral surrounds you with world-class technology and talent, in a people-first environment built from the ground up to help you do the best work of your career. We’re not just changing the nature of communication and teamwork. We’re winning, together.

RingCentral, Inc. is seeking a seasoned Senior Corporate Counsel – Commercial to lead and grow our legal team. This individual must be self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast-paced, sales-driven culture and will be responsible for supporting the sales team pursuing opportunities in relation to RingCentral’s strategic partnerships. This is a newly created position, reporting into the AVP, Legal, Strategic Partnerships. 

The individual will be required to work closely with other members of the legal department, other departments within RingCentral, as well as outside partners and attorneys to draft, review, negotiate and manage contracts. This position also requires a desire and willingness to work on multiple and varied other legal projects and issues for RingCentral, including those relating to contract execution and internal policies as well as projects to help in the overall administration of the legal function within RingCentral.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing support on commercial sales agreements, Master Service agreements, NDAs, SOWs and other transactions as needed, including reviewing, drafting, negotiating, revising and interpreting Unified Communications as a Service agreements, cloud contact center solutions agreements, master service agreements, and consulting and professional service agreements, among others.

  • Interfacing with internal Sales, Sales Operations, Services, Finance and Accounting teams in the preparation, implementation and optimization of forms, playbooks processes and procedures.

  • Supporting strategic partnerships and coordinating with partner Legal and Sales teams.

  • Contributing broadly to the leadership of the businesses, working effectively with senior management and creating strong trusted advisor relationships with the business leaders cross-functionally.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years as a deal/transactional lawyer, including experience at a top law firm and /or in-house in a high-tech/cloud company.

  • Direct experience in structuring, negotiating, and drafting SaaS agreements, with experience with cloud-based communications services a plus.

  • Confidence in dealing with other departments, outside representatives and upper management.

  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, facilitating clear and open communication at all levels of the organization.

  • Lead projects. Work cross-functionally. Self-driven. Team player. Intellectually curious. Results oriented and accountable to timely deliver exceptional results.

  • Excellent negotiation and drafting skills.

  • Strong business-judgment.

  • Experience with public sector contracting (Locals, State, Federal government) a plus.

  • A genuine enjoyment for providing legal support to sales teams in high-tech. Trusted advisor and valued partner to the sales organization. Can do attitude.

RingCentral’s Partner team crafts, builds and collaborates with our partners to evolve our programs and deliver the best possible outcomes for our partners, teams and company. That’s why RingCentral is the #1 global cloud-based communications provider because we’re not just selling solutions; we’re changing the nature of communications. That’s why we’re the largest and fastest-growing pure-play provider in our space, with a market capitalization of over $18 billion, 30%+ annual growth and a $1.5 billion annual revenue run-rate. 

RingCentral’s work culture is the backbone of our success. And don’t just take our word for it: we are recognized as a Best Place to Work by Glassdoor, the Top Work Culture by Comparably and hold local BPTW awards in every major location. Bottom line: We are committed to hiring and retaining great people because we know you power our success. RingCentral offers on-site, remote and hybrid work options optimized for the ways we work and live now.

About RingCentral

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a leading provider of business cloud communications and contact center solutions based on its powerful Message Video Phone™ (MVP™) global platform. More flexible and cost effective than legacy on-premises PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces, RingCentral® empowers modern mobile and distributed workforces to communicate, collaborate, and connect via any mode, any device, and any location. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, and has offices around the world.

RingCentral is an equal opportunity employer that truly values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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An Insider's view of RingCentral

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our product makes collaboration at the core of our company. I like to leverage face-to-face communication and connect directly with other teams to discuss ways that we could be more effective in our hiring strategies. We are the type of company where people actually want to have direct connections because it preserves our values and our culture.

Anthony Smith

Team Lead, GSS Recruiting

How does the company support your career growth?

RingCentral is where I feel my career really took off. The career growth here is personalized, thoughtful, and supported by mentors and management. I love the work that I do and feel like my personality bleeds through into everything I touch. I have never felt so connected to an organization and I know there is only more good things ahead!

Melissa Regan

Manager, Global Onboarding & Enablement

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Being accessible is critical to RingCentral’s culture and success. I ensure I keep my door open and sit on the floor with the team. To me, nothing should prohibit you from being available to your team and others. I am glad to work at a company that gives me the tools and technology to connect - even when I am 300 miles away!

Ayub Mohammed

AVP, Small Business Sales

What are RingCentral Perks + Benefits

RingCentral Benefits Overview

RingCentral fosters career development and provides leadership training, education, workshops, and coaching for all employees. RingCentral promotes a healthy work-life balance by providing catered breakfast and lunch daily, as well as a kitchen stocked with a variety of complimentary beverages and delicious snacks.

At RingCentral, we offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, Employee Stock Purchase Plans and many more perks!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Through our CSR program, RCause, we take pride in our commitment to inclusivity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. We offer employee matching and Volunteer Time Off.
Partners with Nonprofits
At RingCentral, we partner with nonprofits that drive impact towards environmental sustainability, social impact and responsible governance.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Our dedicated Learning & Development initiatives include Unconscious Bias AND Diversity & Inclusion training which are core to our mission in fostering, educating, and building our inclusive workforce
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
From Black Lives Matter, Women leaders, Pride, Hispanic heritage, Mothers and more, these employee-led ERG’s are a special part of our culture that we take pride in supporting and growing.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Our active hiring practices don’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital or veteran status.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
RingCentral employees can contribute up to $5000 annually for Dependent Care FSA and up to $2750 for Health Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Our pet insurance policy can cover up to 50% of out of pocket expenses.
Wellness Programs
Our wellness programs include fitness and yoga classes, meditation and nutrition sessions and more, to keep all our employees feeling their best!
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Besides RingCentral's onsite gym, we do many fitness classes that promote working together and having fun!
Mental Health Benefits
Mental health is very important to us, that’s why we have partnered with Headspace, offer counseling options, and conduct frequent virtual yoga and meditation sessions, to support our employees.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
RingCentral makes a matching contribution of 50% of your first 6% deferred.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
We offer employee matching for charitable donations and through our Dollars for Doers program, RCause will donate $10/hr on behalf of any employee volunteering at the nonprofit of their choice.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Supporting our working mothers, we’ve partnered with Milk Stork to deliver milk to their babies when traveling. We also send out gift boxes to all our new mothers and fathers!
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
RingCentral sponsors family oriented events ___.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
RingCentral offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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