Legal Counsel (M/F)

Factory Berlin is an international community of innovators and changemakers who support and empower each other to create, share, and disrupt. Inspired by the diversity and exchange at Andy Warhol’s Factory in New York, Factory Berlin brings together the brightest minds from tech, politics, arts, and science into one dynamic and collaborative ecosystem. Our members' extraordinary drive for innovation impels them to become the creators and opinion leaders of tomorrow.

Our members and partners come together at our locations in two of Berlin’s most historic and sought after areas, Mitte and Görlitzer Park, in an inspiring environment designed for comfort and to facilitate our community’s inherent desire to pave the way of the future. Here we host events curated for the members' community and local Berlin ecosphere to bring like-minded people together and encourage them to share expertise, experiences, and ideas.

Defined by the various social milieus that bring us together, Factory Berlin is a melting pot of personalities, skills, and resources, representing the intriguingly diverse atmosphere of Germany’s bustling capital.

Your role

Factory Berlin’s ideal candidate is an experienced Legal Counsel - a critical thinker and a creative legal problem solver. As Legal Counsel, you are not only responsible for the daily business of contracting but also part of creating the company’s legal framework and developing new concepts relevant for the Factory Berlin’s vision and future services from a legal perspective.

Responsibilities

  • You will support our Head of Legal in creating and maintaining legal documents, such as contracts, T&Cs, forms and policies
  • You will assist in developing and implementing new processes, components, and workflows for contracting and contract management as well as legal workshops for our community
  • You will be the point of contact for legal questions and advise various departments within the company in all legal matters
  • You draft, negotiate, and conclude legal agreements with third parties and manage the cooperation with external law firms
  • You will be handling the implementation of data protection processes and assist in the field of labor law, rental law, and IP Rights
  • You modify and update our terms and conditions about our products, services, events, and memberships
  • You will actively monitor relevant legal and regulatory developments



Qualifications

  • You are a fully qualified lawyer (Second Legal State Exam from a German University)
  • You have valuable professional experience at a law firm and/or legal department, ideally with previous exposure to legal topics relevant for Factory’s activities
  • You are an independent, highly motivated self-starter, a good team player and have an international mindset
  • You can communicate in a professional but yet pragmatic way and give reliable but easy to understand and implement legal advice and support
  • You are well-organized, team-oriented, approachable and a self-starter with enthusiasm and initiative
  • You can multitask and oversee execution of multiple projects while being active in prioritizing such different tasks
  • You have excellent German & English skills (written and oral)

Your reward

  • You will gain an excellent opportunity for professional growth and self-realization on both, strategic and creative levels
  • You will work in a fast-paced (dynamic), multi-faceted and exciting industry
  • You will work alongside a team of smart, ambitious and interdisciplinary professionals
  • You will grow together with us and take an active part in this process
  • You will receive a competitive salary and 28 days of vacation

What to expect

At Factory Berlin, we like to think with an entrepreneurial mindset. Our focus is to innovate and impact, and the foundation of what we do revolves around thinking collectively and acting as a team. We are motivated, passionate and not afraid to think unconventionally. The backbone of Factory Berlin is our community, as it is the people and the day-to-day interactions taking place here that enable us to thrive. Being a part of our team is not just a job; it’s an experience. Everything we do is executed in a bid to make the experiences of our members as close to perfection as possible. You will work alongside a talented, creative and young team of professionals who are always striving to obtain common goals, and willing to share their knowledge with one another.

Do you feel the right fit for this opening and are excited about starting your next challenge? Just send your application (CV, cover letter and working examples). We are looking forward to hearing from you!