Associate Commercial Counsel

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What Strava is looking for in applicants

About This Role

This role is designed for a commercial attorney looking for a unique opportunity to have an impact. You’ll be working with our deputy general counsel to lead the negotiation, documentation, and analysis of our technology, licensing, partnership, sales, and vendor agreements. We are seeking someone who enjoys working cross-functionally and helping internal teams meet their goals. As a member of a small legal team, you will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of other exciting legal projects as well.

We believe our legal team is here to enable the business while protecting the company from risk, and have some fun along the way. We take the work seriously, but not ourselves.

Strava is the leading social platform for athletes and the largest sports community in the world, with over 90 million athletes in 195 countries. If you sweat you’re an athlete, and Strava’s mobile apps and website connect millions of active people every day!


You’re excited about this opportunity because you will:

  • Review, draft, negotiate and lead commercial contracts, vendor, software, and SaaS agreements.

  • Work closely collaboratively to draft and negotiate partnership agreements.

  • Develop and implement standard processes as needed, including contract lifecycle management through cross-functional collaboration.

  • Understand the application of data privacy agreements, SCCs, and other privacy regulations to drive efficient agreement reviews and build strategic processes in collaboration with our privacy team.

  • Be a strategic business partner by driving efficiencies and creating policies that will help the business to grow to scale.


You will be successful here by:

  • Building connective relationships with business partners that strengthen the partnership between Legal and other teams.

  • Having an ownership mentality with an ability to handle shifting priorities in a dynamic environment.

  • Staying one step ahead of the need for process improvements and strategic vision.

  • Having a growth mindset.

  • Being an incredible listener.


We’re excited about you because:

  • You have a sincere and insightful personality with a strong inclination to be a part of a strong and growing team.

  • You have high standards, impeccable integrity, unquestionably good judgment, and a keen sense of humor.

  • You demonstrate strong communication and analytical skills and have the ability to describe and discuss complex issues in a way that is straightforward and relatable to the business.

  • You are a detailed and organized problem-solver who loves to learn quickly, drive balance, and shift strategic and tactical objectives to efficiently deliver projects for multiple partners.

  • You have a Juris Doctor and are licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.

  • You have 4+ years of experience including in-house or law firm experience, preferably a multinational, consumer-facing technology company.

  • You are interested in working on projects outside of commercial contracts and are willing to grow in other areas of the business.


About Strava

Strava is Swedish for “strive,” which epitomizes who we are and what we do. We’re a passionate and committed team, unified by our mission to connect athletes to what motivates them and help them find their personal best. And with billions of activity uploads from all over the world, we have a humbling and audacious vision: to be the record of the world’s athletic activities and the technology that makes every effort count.

Strava builds software that makes the best part of our athletes’ days even better. And just as we’re deeply committed to unlocking their potential, we’re dedicated to providing a world-class, inclusive workplace where our employees can grow and thrive, too. We’re backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Jackson Square Ventures, and we’re expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. Our culture reflects our community – we are continuously striving to hire and engage diverse teammates from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives because we know we are a stronger team together.

In light of the global pandemic, Strava is currently working in a fully remote capacity. As always, we remain committed to fully supporting our employees, especially their mental health and wellbeing, through these challenging times. Despite challenges in the world around us, we are continuing to grow camaraderie and positivity within our culture and we are unified in our commitment to becoming an antiracist company. We are differentiated by our truly people-first approach, our compassionate leadership, and our belief that we can bring joy and inspiration to athletes’ lives — now more than ever. All to say, it’s a great time to join Strava!

Strava is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the values of Strava, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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