Law

English, German

Legal Counsel (all Genders)

Vienna, Austria

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About the company

Meister develops beautifully designed, team-focused and user-friendly software that makes collaborative work easier and more productive. Our users, products and team all follow one motto: Better. Together. Work. Meister Suite is a collection of intuitive productivity tools that teams love to work with. Meister's product portfolio includes MindMeister, MeisterTask and MeisterNote. These smart, intuitive apps - for web and mobile - help teams of all sizes achieve a seamless end-to-end workflow. With award-winning tools for mindmapping, task management and online documentation, connected by seamless integrations, the journey from idea to implementation has never been clearer or easier. Our determined, financially strong company has the potential to bring innovation to market. To achieve our goals, we're always looking for talented, creative people to join our growing hubs in Vienna, Munich and Seattle. Come join our team. Help write the story.

Meister & You

Find your place. We’re ambitious and well-funded: driving innovation and bringing value to users.

Feel valued. Salaries at Meister fit your skills and experience. You’ll share in our success with an employee stock ownership option additional to your pay.

Define your future. 10% time for personal development and a customizable training plan.

Choose where. Work with us in Vienna and/or remotely in Austria or Germany. Full-remote possibilities for international team members.

Choose when. Organize your work week as you like with our flexitime agreement.

Choose how. Select your own hardware and join an agile environment that promotes autonomy.

Get there. Public transport card or other commuter benefits.

Stay healthy. Subsidized indoor, outdoor and wellness activities in Austria, Germany or the US.

Relax. Extra vacation day on your birthday, plus December 24 and 31. Entitlement increases the longer you’re at Meister.

Celebrate. Regular events, including an annual company retreat and frequent team activities.

Job Description

  • As Legal Counsel you will use your skills in drafting, preparing and negotiating contracts and other legal documents in support of our General Counsel. 

  • Based on your strong interest in data protection topics, you will help to shape Meister’s data privacy framework. 

  • Your role will also involve providing hands-on legal support for complex data privacy matters affecting day-to-day business. 

  • As Legal Counsel you will liaise with customers on legal questions and provide guidance on a variety of legal topics (labor law, civil law, IT law, etc.).

  • Keeping up-to-date on the latest changes to legislation also falls within your remit. 

Requirements

  • A law degree and 3+ years’ work experience in a legal field, ideally in a fast-paced environment or tech startup. 

  • Expertise in civil law, with a focus on contract law, data protection law (GDPR, CCPA, other international/local regulations), IT law, IP law and corporate law. 

  • Strong interest in and understanding of technical topics, such as the technical aspects of data protection and data security. 

  • Excellent knowledge of general legal affairs and understanding of economics. 

  • Ability to find pragmatic solutions quickly, efficiently and consistently. 

  • Excellent written and spoken German and English skills, ability to use legal English. 

  • You have a keen eye for detail and a hands-on approach to your work. 

  • You are organized, efficient and process-oriented and able to identify inefficiencies in existing processes. 

  • You have a profound sense of team spirit. 

  • You approach your work with impeccable integrity.

Benefits

YOUR WORK, YOUR HARDWARE, FLEXIBLE WORK TIME, YOUR GROWTH, GENEROUS HOLIDAYS, OFFICE YOGA AND WORKOUTS, ANNUAL HEALTH CHECKS, STANDING DESKS, FRESH FRUITS & HEALTHY SNACKS, SOCIAL EVENTS, TEAM EVENTS, BILLARD, GAMES & PLAYSTATION, CAREER DEVELOPMENT PATHS, UDEMY CLASSES, CONFERENCES, FEEDBACK

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