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Legal Counsel (w/m/d)



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

At HeyJobs, we have a clear mission: to help everyone find the right job and lead a fulfilling life. For 8 years, we've been revolutionizing the recruitment market with our AI-based job platform. Our technology simplifies the path to a new job like never before and helps companies solve their skilled labor shortages.

With over 4,700 satisfied clients, including 8 of the top 10 largest employers in Germany and Austria, leading companies rely on HeyJobs for their recruiting. Last year alone, we helped over 100,000 people find their new jobs. Already, more than 1% of all hires occur through the HeyJobs platform.

Our vision is to achieve the most hires in the market by 2030. To do this, we need you and your talents on our team. Become a part of HeyJobs and shape the future of recruiting with us! Join the HeyVolution!

We offer you an influential role in a fast-growing company:

Exciting Opportunity: Join the dynamic team at HeyJobs as a Legal Counsel (w/m/d) and elevate your legal expertise while playing a crucial role in our growth and success. This position is perfect for quick learners who are ready to take on responsibility and contribute to team development.

🎯 How you can contribute to HeyJobs

  • Data Protection Law Expertise: Ensure compliance with data protection regulations, manage internal and external documentation, and guarantee that our products meet legal standards.

  • Commercial and Sales Support: Develop modern, automated contract templates and assist the sales team by setting legal boundaries for contract negotiations.

  • Legal Advisory: Serve as the primary legal contact within HeyJobs and stakeholder across the company, handling a broad range of issues including labor law, intellectual property, and both domestic and international legal matters.

  • Process Optimization: From your first day, focus on enhancing the efficiency of the legal department through process improvement, automation, and innovative tools.

🤝 What sets you up for success

  • Legal Qualifications: Must have completed the 1st state exam in german law.

  • Relevant Experience: Previous experience in a corporate setting, ideally within a startup environment, with a strong background in data protection law.

  • Communication Skills: Excellent ability to articulate legal concepts clearly in both German and English.

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Ability to pragmatically assess risks, making you a key decision-maker within the company.

  • Team Collaboration: You are an eager self-starter who thrives in cross-team collaboration.

Bonus Skills:

  • 2nd State Exam: Highly advantageous.

  • Passion for Data Protection: Significant experience in this field is preferred, although prior roles as a data protection officer are not mandatory.

❤️‍🔥 What you will love about us

  • People & Values: We treat people in the way people should be treated, we bring out the best in everyone, we put our people first. Learn more here.

  • Work-Life Balance: 28 holidays*, plus 1 additional day p.a., minimum 3 weeks work from anywhere per year and a 1-month paid sabbatical* every 3 years, flexible work hours

  • Growing individually and as a team: 7 step career framework, bi-yearly performance reviews, 3 days of yearly educational leave & 500€ budget*, HeyJobs Leadership Training Programs

  • Benefits: €50 monthly allowance* with Ben Card to spend on something you actually need and want. HeyJobs discounts for sustainable products and services via FutureBens & more

  • Societal Impact Employee Groups: Follow your passion with HeySustainability, HeyVoices, HeySisterhood, HeyPeace or found your own circle

  • Events & Feel Good initiatives: Fresh fruit, great drinks, monthly team lunch, 3 company-wide events per year, quarterly team events & plenty of feel good initiatives

  • Great offices with high quality equipment: MacBook / ThinkPad, Sennheiser Headset, screen for home office + additional hardware; HQ Berlin (Kreuzberg, Paul-Lincke-Ufer); HeyHub Cologne (Design Offices Gereon), HeyHub Vienna (centrally located in 1020 Vienna) all with standing desks, hybrid set-up meeting rooms & AC - good public transport connections & great lunch options

At HeyJobs diversity and inclusion is key to creating a culture attracting the best talent and ultimately leading to achieving our vision. Together, we are 30 different nations, 45% women and 50% female leaders.

We are explicitly not hiring anyone who discriminates on the basis of religion, national origin, gender-identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any other aspect that makes you. We encourage individuals from LGBTQIA+ and other underrepresented groups to apply.

We are proud to have been continuously ranked as one of Berlin's best tech employers!

See for yourself: Top Startup Employer (German), Kununu, Glassdoor, Top 25 LinkedIn Startups.

*offers may differ for international hubs and for employment status.