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Senior Corporate Counsel (Legal Team)

OtherBarcelona, Spain

Hi there!
We are Semrush, a global IT company developing our own product – a platform for digital marketers. New stars are born here, so don’t miss your chance. This is our role job title for those who want to turn ideas into reality using code, algorithms, and maybe a bit of magic.
And this is our Senior Corporate Counsel role for those who, through their work, are willing to support our core value – people.

Tasks in the role

  • Partner with the Semrush Human Resources organization to provide support on a variety of labor & employment matters, ensuring GDPR & local labor law compliance.
  • Draft and maintain up-to-date corporate HR templates, guidelines, and policies and ensure compliance with changing law requirements and other related matters.
  • Review, draft, and negotiate vendor and contractor agreements.
  • Anticipate problems and initiate actions to ensure legal issues are addressed efficiently.
  • Develop and deliver training for employees and executives on a variety of subjects within the counsel’s areas of responsibility, including changes in labor laws, data protection, and privacy laws.
  • Provide business partners with thoughtful legal perspective and guidance, as well as risk assessment and mitigation strategies.
  • Support legal team members and other teams based on interest and need.

Who we are looking for

  • 6-9 years of experience as an attorney with a mix of law firm and in-house experience focusing on employment and marketing/e-privacy laws in EU jurisdictions (with at least one in Germany, Netherlands, or Spain), general commercial contract negotiation, and drafting.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working as an in-house attorney at a technology company.
  • Experience in, and a strong passion for, technology, employment law, data governance, and data privacy.
  • Fluent in English (both verbal and written).
  • Exercises meticulous attention to detail and an organized approach to quickly identify a problem to be solved and then solve it.
  • Ability to be creative and flexible but with a focus on business-oriented outcomes.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly articulate recommendations and options about complex legal issues.

They say there are no perfect candidates, but that might well be you, if

  • You are highly collaborative and able to organize and manage projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and weigh business and legal risks, lead strategically and advance innovative solutions.
  • Tactful with strong external negotiation skills.
  • You share our common values: Trust, as we prefer to speak up and be our true selves; Sense of Ownership, as it’s not worth wasting time on something you don’t believe in; and enthusiasm for Constant Changes, as we are always looking to make things better.

A bit about the team

You can get to know the team better at one of the interviews, but some brief information will be useful now. Legal Division supports Semrush activities:

  • Advises the Board of Directors and corporate officers in all legal proceedings, including public company management.
  • Provides transaction support when contracting with customers, vendors, partners, affiliates, leases, etc., by reviewing and
    negotiating relevant agreements.
  • Provides guidance on marketing activities with regard
 to trademark & copyright issues, global data privacy laws

    for direct marketing, etc.
  • Reviews and advices on legal and regulatory risks of new products, services, and expansion plans.
  • Advises on employment & labor law issues and intellectual property & trademarks for all Semrush locations and personnel.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable laws in countries in which we operate/provide services, including global data protection
    laws and trade compliance.

We will try to create all the right conditions for you to work and rest comfortably

  • Work format FLEX: This offer stands for the “hybrid” work format: some days, you work from the office, and some #wfh. Trust us, it’s an efficient way of work. Proven!
  • Flexible working day start.
  • Health insurance coverage.
  • Working from a modern coworking space (or working from home).
  • Unlimited PTO.
  • Corporate events.
  • Annual paid vacation.
  • Training, courses, conferences.
  • English and Spanish courses.
  • Gifts for employees.

Finally, a little more about our company

Semrush is a leading online visibility management SaaS platform that enables businesses globally to run search engine optimization, pay-per-click, content, social media and competitive research campaigns and get measurable results from online marketing.

We've been developing our product for 13 years and have been awarded G2's Top 100 Software Products, Global and US Search Awards 2021, Great Place to Work Certification, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and many more. In March 2021 Semrush went public and started trading on the NYSE with the SEMR ticker.

10,000,000+ users in America, Europe, Asia, and Australia have already tried Semrush, and over 1,000 people around the world are working on its development. The Semrush team is constantly growing.

Our new colleague, we are waiting for you!

Semrush is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or medical condition including medical characteristics, genetic identity, marital status, military service, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications.



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