Corporate Counsel

Dublin, Ireland

About the Role

As Corporate Counsel, you would be a member of Udemy’s small but mighty Legal team.  You will be responsible for negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts and advising the business on a variety of novel legal issues. This position provides a unique opportunity to make an immediate impact, and interact directly with amazingly friendly co-workers in a fast-paced dynamic environment. 

We’re looking for someone who can help us maintain our earnestly authentic culture while we expand our global reach. We emphasize an environment of learning and collaboration to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their role and to help our colleagues to succeed. If you’re looking for the opportunity to make a significant impact, Udemy’s legal team provides an action-oriented environment to take both your career and our mission (to improve lives through learning) to the next level.

Here’s what you will be doing: 

  • Support the sales team for Udemy Business by negotiating commercial agreements, including SAAS subscription agreements, data processing agreements, NDAs, and other sales agreements
  • Work with stakeholders from nearly every department of the company to negotiate a variety of different agreements, including vendor, business development, and marketing agreements
  • Collaborate with finance, sales operations, deal desk, product operations, support, security and other business units at all levels throughout the organization to ensure that agreements adequately protect the company’s interests
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard forms of agreement and legal processes.
  • Monitor and analyze changes in the law and legal risks to ensure we comply with applicable laws and regulations
  • Counsel internal teams regarding company policies, legal issues, and risk tolerance.
  • Develop training and other informational materials to educate the team and business on key contract issues, legal processes, compliance, and data privacy topics
  • Help maintain our team’s excellent sense of humor and enjoyment of work

We're excited about you because you have:

  • 4+ years experience working on commercial contracts either at a law firm or in-house legal department, including experience negotiating and drafting SaaS agreements
  • In-house commercial contracting experience dealing with SaaS or software licensing transactions and supporting a sales organization
  • Working knowledge of GDPR as it relates to commercial contracts
  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills, and a talent for non-confrontational, win-win negotiations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to distill complex issues clearly and communicate in a succinct, clear and concise manner.
  • Attention to detail, a sense of passion to support Udemy’s business and the versatility and confidence to take on challenges that are presented to you
  • Excellent  critical thinking abilities, a strong business acumen and the ability to work autonomously and prioritize a workload in a fast-paced work environment at a high-growth company
  • Desire for close collaboration with sales and sales support to close deals efficiently, with a practical approach
  • Proficient drafting and legal technical skills, with keen attention to detail
  • Experience working across jurisdictions and time zones
  • Team player who enjoys building relationships and working with others
  • Great personality, a sense of humor, and a deep appreciation for Halloween!


We understand that not everyone will match the above qualifications 100%. If your background isn’t perfectly aligned but you feel you would be a great addition to the team, we’d love to hear from you.

About Udemy 

At Udemy, we’re all about improving lives through the power of learning. We are a leading global learning company and one of the world’s largest education platforms with more than 54 million learners. Our goal is to provide flexible, effective skill development to empower organizations and individuals. Talented people are everywhere, but opportunities can be hard to come by. That’s why we’re focused on revolutionizing learning, using our skills and expertise to help others develop theirs and reach their full potential. Individually, we bring our unique perspective to reimagine the way we share knowledge. Together, we can improve lives by empowering our learners, our instructors, and businesses around the world.

We are proud to be recognized for our world-class employee experience. Learn more about our Great Place to Work certification here and find out what it's like to work at Udemy on our blog.

Udemy is headquartered in San Francisco with global offices in the US, Turkey, Ireland, Australia, India, and Brazil. Learn more on our company page.

Information regarding data privacy is available within the Udemy Careers Privacy Notice.

At Udemy, we value diversity and inclusion and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability.



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