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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      September 24,2021
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    Legal counsel - Corporate

    Transform the communications world from wherever... Location? You decide!

    We're proud (and excited!) to be transforming the global communications landscape through our Omnichannel Platform-as-a-Service (OPaaS).

    Our Birds choose where they work from in the Region we're hiring in — this could be from one of our MessageBird hubs (Amsterdam, Singapore or Bogata) or remotely, so long as it's in the defined region or a complimentary timezone... Want to work from a rural retreat? Sure, no problem! How about a bustling city getaway for a few weeks? Go ahead!

    We understand that "life happens" and give you the freedom to choose the best environment for you to "get shit done". We expand our flock without geographical restrictions. This allows us to attract and assemble an industry-leading team from a huge variety of backgrounds & cultures, making us more nimble, creative, and efficient!

    Legal Counsel - Corporate | Remotely from EMEA

    This is a unique opportunity to be part of the MessageBird corporate legal team. You will be involved in some of our most interesting projects and transactions, such as M&A and fundraising, and assist on all other day-to-day corporate and employment matters. This role is perfect for a well-rounded corporate legal professional who wants to make an impact in one of the most exciting, fast growing companies in the world. The role will report to the senior corporate counsel.

    3... What you'll do:

    • Assist with a wide range of corporate transactions, including term sheets, domestic and international acquisition agreements, and financing deals, together with the corporate team and or outside counsel.
    • Assist with our corporate entity structure and work collaboratively with our tax, accounting, and other functional teams to ensure corporate compliance globally.
    • Work with internal clients to coordinate the set-up of new corporate entities throughout the world.
    • Assist with developing company policy on legal issues and legal governance.
    • Provide risk-based and legal advice with respect to MessageBird's insurance portfolio.
    • Manage and assist with other day to day corporate matters.
    • Manage and assist with day to day employment law questions and projects.
    • Provide proactive support across the legal department.

    2... What you'll bring:

    • 3 - 5 years experience in a law firm or in-house legal department of an international company, with particular focus on corporate matters. Experience with employment law is a plus.
    • Law degree - you are a qualified lawyer. Knowledge of Dutch law is a plus.
    • A start-up mentality; a willingness to roll up your sleeves, clear blockers, think creatively, prioritize effectively, support the business, and get the job done.
    • A collaborative, flexible, and positive attitude.
    • Well organised, stress-resistant and autonomous - able to work both independently as well as in multidisciplinary teams.
    • Confident working within a complex and multi-jurisdictional environment.
    • A demonstrated ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and build strong client relationships.
    • Excellent oral communication and writing skills in English; additional languages are a plus.

    1... What you'll gain

    • Work from anywhere
    • Generous stock options for all Birds
    • WFH set-up budget
    • State-of-the-art work gear
    • Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business
    • Collaborate with diverse colleagues from over 55 countries (and counting)



    Life at MessageBird:

    We work fast, grow fast, build fast and focus on impact. We're go-getters, industry leaders and roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen kind of people.

    Ready To Fly?

    Our cloud communications solutions make it possible for over 25,000 businesses to instantly connect with billions of devices worldwide, allowing them to speak with their customers in the same ways they talk to their friends.

    Headquartered in Amsterdam, we operate across 10 international hubs and we're proud to be a "Work Anywhere" company. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 700 Birds who represent 55 nationalities and counting. We're smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless. You can learn more about our story and life as a Bird via #messagebird.

    MessageBird is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

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