Internet/Online Marketing

International Legal Counsel (f/m)

Purpose of position

The key purpose of the Legal Counsel is to advise the company and its group companies on issues concerning legal rights and obligations that relate to the company’s management and its field of operation. He/she reports to the Group Head of Legal. We are looking for an International (American/English law) Legal Counsel (f/m) in full-time and for one year.

Key Tasks

  • Handling of cross-jurisdictional complex legal matters as well as regulatory matters especially in Commercial-, Corporate-, Internet-, Data Privacy-, Competition-, Trademark- and Civil Law
  • Working with colleagues around the globe and in the various business functions to ensure delivery of consistent, strategic, risk-weighted, and business-focused legal advice
  • Support of all departments of the company, esp. Sales (National / International) in view of negotiation and drafting of agreements as well as all kinds of legal matters and enquiries raised
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of legal documents (including NDA’s, letters of intents, commercial agreements, data privacy agreements, service and project agreements etc.) as well as legal opinions & decision memos
  • Conducting legal research as required
  • Corporate Governance, Compliance and Risk Assessment
  • Support of the Data Protection Officer

Skills & Expertise

Essential Skills

  • Professional working skills in English
  • American or English Law degree with up to 2 years post qualification experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Good team-working skills
  • Outstanding legal and business judgment, drafting, negotiation and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills: written as well as during oral presentation
  • Ability to capture and outline complex business, technical and legal contexts and matters in a clear and precise way as well as deliver legal advice to non-lawyers in a common-sense manner
  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment with strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize effectively
  • Flexible, with the ability to cope under pressure and switch between different tasks
  • Team player with the ability to proactively collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Dynamic and driven individual with initiative and a 'can-do' attitude
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines but at same time keeping work and advice to a high standard.

Desirable skills

  • Experience in-house
  • Interest, knowledge and experience in Online Marketing
  • German and/or other languages are a plus but not required

Awin is a global affiliate network and the new name for Affiliate Window and zanox. With 15 offices worldwide, 900 employees, 100,000 contributing publishers and 6,000 advertisers, Awin connects customers with brands in over 180 countries around the globe. Operating across the retail, telecommunications, travel and finance verticals, Awin generated €6,2 billion in revenue for its advertisers and €377 million for its publishers in the last financial year.


If you are interested in joining Awin please apply (and don’t forget to state your salary expectations and your earliest start date) through our website at: