Junior Legal Counsel

  • Legal
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Junior Legal Counsel

Job description

Are you a recent law graduate with a strong affinity for technology? Are you searching for something other than the run of the mill law firm? If you want to have fun and solve real problems then we have the perfect job for you!


At Recruitee, we believe that great teams are built together. So we've built the best SaaS recruitment software around that helps companies collaboratively find and hire great people. Headquartered in Amsterdam with a powerful tech hub in Poland over the course of three years, Recruitee has grown from 30 beta users to over 2000 users worldwide – from startups like Growth Tribe and Hotjar, to companies such as Bunq, Lacoste, Scotch & Soda and Greenpeace.


Following our exciting growth ambitions we want to focus on further developing our legal, security and privacy team by hiring a Junior Legal Counsel. We recognize the critical nature of these areas for making Recruitee the biggest recruitment tech provider in Europe.

What you will do

  • Skillfully navigate, improve and advise on the three core areas of this job; legal, security and privacy

  • Working cross functionally to maintain alignment and facilitate communication between departments

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of legal documents

  • Be a legal representation of Recruitee

  • Creating and implementing legal, security & privacy policies

  • Answering legal questions that may arise from internal and external parties

  • Negotiating contracts with customers and partners

  • Working in a team of two, together you will tackle; challenges, improvements, projects


What you’ll bring to the team

  • LLM Law Graduate with good knowledge of Tech-related law (GDPR, IT / e-commerce law)

  • 1+ years experience in a Legal role preferably in a technical environment

  • A passion for Law and Tech and the ability to navigate and discuss IT terminology (for example API, hashing, penetration tests)

  • Being proactive and curious in nature; identifying risks, figure things out yourself and constantly seeking improvements

  • Ability to work independently and reliably

  • Ability to follow procedures while also able to think creatively and outside-the-box

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with the departments

  • A practical and solution-oriented mindset

  • Fluency in English & Dutch (French or German would be a bonus)


More than just a awesome job...

  • An ambitious SaaS startup with global ambitions, where you can be of a major influence on the growth and development of Recruitee (and yourself!)

  • A generous training budget per year

  • A ‘come as you are’ approach; relaxed, international and informal environment

  • MacBook Air, alongside all the tools you need

  • A yearly company retreat - great team building activities!!

  • A great work environment and location on the beautiful canals of Amsterdam!


Did this get your blood pumping?

We’re on a mission to create the best hiring platform around, and we won’t stop before we achieved this. Our team is highly dedicated to this mission. Are you feeling this? Join our team!

Recruitee is an Equal Opportunity employer.