23 May 2017

Full-Time Legal Counsel (f/m)

social sweethearts GmbH – Posted by social sweetheartsAnywhere

Job Description

social sweethearts is the largest publisher of individualized, family-friendly content worldwide. With an organic reach of more than 3 billion page views a month, we put a smile on the faces of more than 100 million active users every month. We focus on family-friendly, feel-good content, such as quizzes and personality tests, and our portals, e.g. nametests.com, are among the 300 most visited websites in the world. This success is based on an excellent international team and outstanding, self-developed technological platforms and tools, which we use to pursue a KPI- and data-driven publishing strategy. As an established, owner-operated start-up company, we are always looking for passionate colleagues that value innovative, agile and explorative work and entrepreneurial thinking as much as we do. Become a part of it as Legal Counsel (f/m).

DUTIES
As Legal Counsel, you will oversee the legal aspects of our business. You will give legal advice to management on all relevant issues. In practical terms you will be responsible for the following tasks:
– Giving accurate and timely counsel to executives and management in a variety of legal topics (labor law, international copyright, social media, content, publishing, privacy, trademark law, etc.)
– Specifying and continuously optimizing internal governance policies e.g. for our content creation team and quality assurance team
– Research and evaluate upcoming legal tasks and challenges in the areas of digital & social media, publishing, copyright, and competition law
– Coordinating and researching external specialist lawyers and counsels
– Drafting, checking and solidifying agreements, contracts, and other legal documents especially cooperation and licensing agreements with partners to ensure the company’s full legal rights
– Creating and modifying legal templates, such as NDAs and employment agreements
– Researching and taking actions against third parties that violate our copyrights
– Coordinating the signing process, contract management and archiving

REQUIREMENTS
– Outstanding academic qualification in Law (German strongly preferred, LL.M) and solid knowledge of international, especially U.S. law
– Minimum 3 years of corporate legal experience, preferably in an international environment and with focus experience in digital, media, copyright as well as labor law
– Sound and practical business judgment as well as common sense and entrepreneurial thinking
– Excellent English and German language skills that include the ability to draft and negotiate contracts
– A hands-on mentality, excellent organizational skills, the ability to work independently
– A team player and consensus builder with great people and strong communication skills, who can effectively and efficiently collaborate and build relationships with attorneys and business partners at all levels inside and outside of the organization

BENEFITS
– We offer you the opportunity to participate in actively shaping the development of social sweethearts
– You will serve as the primary legal counsel responsible for advising the management on a broad range of legal issues
– With more than 100 million registered users in over 40 languages and a traffic of several billion impressions per month, we offer you a job at a solid and stable company that has kept its startup spirit alive
– Profit from an attractive work-life balance and active feel-good-management
– Many amazing people from different countries await you, with whom you can work together and have fun at the same time

Were we able to inspire you? Then return the favor! Send us your complete application including a cover letter, a classic resume, and all your certificates. Please use this link: http://bit.ly/LegalCounselSocialSweethearts

Job Categories: Others. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: counsel, jurist, juristin, legal, recht, volljurist, and volljuristin. Job expires in 2 days.

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