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Legal Counsel / General Counsel

Permanent employee, Full-time · Wien

Your Responsibilities
Are you a legal expert and tech enthusiast? Looking for an opportunity to apply and expand your skills and take ownership for all legal matters at a successful tech scale-up?

Join us as our first internal legal expert and take full ownership of all legal matters as Legal Counsel/ General Counsel. You will draft, prepare and negotiate contracts and other legal documents with our resellers and partners. Data protection and staying up to date will be one of the most important aspects in your position as you will own internal data protection processes and continuously work to improve our legal framework (Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Data Processing Agreement, Data Protection Policies etc.). You will directly liaise with customers regarding legal questions, compliance, data subject requests and vendor evaluation forms. Finally, you will identify and summarize legal risks, and develop solutions to address them. By collaborating with other departments as well as with external lawyers and authorities, you will excel in your position.
  • You hold a law degree and have 3+ years work experience, ideally in a legal role in a fast-paced environment or tech startup
  • You are an expert in civil law, especially experienced in & interested in contract law, data protection law (such as the GDPR, the CCPA and other international/local regulation), IT law, IP law, as well as corporate law
  • You have a strong interest in and understanding of technical topics, and you aim to understand the technical side of data protection and data security
  • You have excellent fundamental knowledge in legal affairs as well as a very good economic understanding and consistently find pragmatic solutions fast
  • You are fluent in German and English both in written and spoken form, and are not afraid of using your legal English skills
  • You display strong attention to detail and apply a hands-on mentality to your work
  • You are a very process driven person and continuously work to improve existing processes
  • You are passionate about the future of work and continuous learning at work, and you want to join us in building an exceptional team and company to have real impact in this space
Our offer
  • Small, highly motivated team
  • Competitive annual salary starting at 50.000 Euros gross, depending on experience
  • A strong focus on your personal and professional development
  • Take part in exciting fairs and conferences (e.g. Google I/O)
  • Beautiful office in the heart of Vienna (snack bar, company garden, leisure rooms,…)
  • Startup atmosphere (BBQs in the garden, sport sessions, annual retreats,...)
  • Various employee benefits (additional holidays, public transport card, state-of-the-art equipment,…)
  • Strong focus on the personal and professional development of all employees
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
About us
For millions of teams worldwide, Meister products are an indispensable part of a successful working life. We create stunningly-designed, team-focused and user-friendly tools that bring joy to work and simplicity to collaboration. Our users, products and team all work beautifully together. Based in Vienna, with offices in Munich and Seattle, our rapidly-growing team has evolved into a tech powerhouse that embodies the best of both worlds for almost 100 talented employees. You could be one of them: make the leap and join an established software company that maintains that special startup vibe.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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