Junior Legal Counsel

About the team

Adform’s legal team is based in three locations, Vilnius, Hamburg and Copenhagen, but we work closely with Adformers in more than 20 other locations globally where we support more than 650 colleagues. Our legal team is committed to facilitating Adform’s global growth and to ensure that Adform has scalable business processes so we can deliver according to our ambitions, while ensuring compliance in various jurisdictions and markets. We are seeking for motivated and talented junior legal counsel who will help us with this.

The role is to be based in Vilnius (Lithuania) which is our largest office in the Adform group, where you will be working in the same building as approx. 350 passionate Adformers.

About the role

As Junior Legal Counsel, under the guidance and direction of VP Legal, General Counsel (based in Copenhagen) and the other members of the Legal Team (based in Vilnius and Hamburg), you will support the corporate, commercial and compliance needs of the business. Your primary responsibility include providing support for corporate house keeping, non-disclosure agreements, assisting with corporate policies, various GDPR related matters and supporting with service agreements with our clients.

You will also assist in drafting and negotiating agreements with Adform‘s business partners (e.g. vendors and suppliers) and will help support other compliance and corporate initiatives.

This is an entry level role within Adform‘s legal team. We have previously had good experiences with roles like this, and for the right candidate there is definitely room for development and potential future promotions over time.

The candidate must have desire to learn, and to act in the field between commercial interest and legal compliance. Thus, a sound business judgment and strategic thinking and the ability to work independently is needed, together with a collaboratively approach to problem solving. Adform’s business spans the globe, so curiosity towards other cultures, ways of doing business and strong English skills are needed.

If this is you, then read on, as you may be our next Legal Adformer to join us.
Main responsibilities:
  • Support with corporate compliance matters, and in conjunction with Adform‘s accounting team and external corporate house keeping vendor ensure we file relevant reports and accounts on time;
  • Facilitate and ensure Adform‘s documentation database is kept updated, for appropriate records keeping;
  • Help provide relevant and correct answers to various GDPR-related insight questions received;
  • Help review and negotiate non-disclosure agreements with prospect clients and/or vendors,
  • Support Sales, Business Development and Development teams in RFI and RFP processes, both in respect of Adform’s product offerings, privacy, corporate policy and security-related matters;
  • From time to time, participate in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts – primarily agreements related to Adform’s product offerings and Adform’s integrated advertising platform, and related data processing agreements/data transfer agreements;
  • Be able to drive various projects independently - from start to end - liaising and collaboration with various stakeholders across Adform;
  • Manage contract templates, guidelines and libraries;
  • Willingness to participate in and take an active role in various cross company efforts to drive scalability and growth.
We expect that you are/you have:
  • You are curious, willing to learn and have a keen interest in working in-house in international software company;
  • You are a recent graduate from a top-university in Vilnius (1-3 years experience);
  • Strong English communication and drafting skills. Additional language skills beyond English (e.g. German, Polish etc,) will be considered an asset;
  • A customer-focused approach, as we strive to be business partners to the organization;
  • Experience with the software industry, and/or data protection will be considered an asset;
  • Able to explain complex legal issues in a „non-legal manner“ to relevant stakeholders;
  • Ability to manage several simultaneous projects and comply with deadlines;
  • A strong command of details;
  • Permission to work in the EU.
We offer:
  • A good salary package according to qualification and experience;
  • The opportunity to grow professionally;
  • Varied and fun tasks in a truly international environment;
  • A positive and pleasant work environment;
  • Some other standard benefits: health insurance, additional vacation days, company offsite events, team buildings and other fun office activities;
  • Monthly salary range for this position starts from 1200 Euros gross. The final offer will depend on the experience and competencies.

More about us

Adform provides an integrated Software as a Service platform for the buying, managing and serving of digital advertising. The company’s software consists of a Data Management Platform, a Demand Side Platform and an Ad Serving Platform with advanced analytics, reporting and creative tools that drive high impact digital advertising campaigns globally. Founded in Denmark in 2002, Adform services a client portfolio that includes the world’s leading agencies, advertisers, consultancies, and publishers.