Legal Counsel e-Commerce

Legal Counsel e-Commerce

eBay

Dreilinden, Brandenburg, Germany

Our Purpose

eBay Inc.’s Legal Department is looking for a modern, effective in-house Legal Counsel e-Commerce (f/m/d) to join the international eBay Classifieds Group Legal Team based in Berlin/Dreilinden, to help support mobile.de and eBay Kleinanzeigen.

This is a unique opportunity to truly integrate with an international e-commerce business. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about working in one of the e-commerce world's premier in-house Legal Departments, sitting with the business, acting as a true business partner and advising Germany’s # 1 classifieds platform and vehicles platform on cutting-edge legal issues.

Candidate should have significant experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and advising on products/legal issues for an international technology company. This position will report to the Head of Legal, eBay Classifieds Group Germany.

Primary accountabilities include:

  • Sitting with the fast paced eBay Classifieds Group business teams and acting as their legal advisor – guiding business strategy, while also doing their operational legal work;
  • Working with business stakeholders to understand, structure, negotiate and close commercial agreements;
  • Carrying out product reviews on web and mobile sites/apps;
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts for marketing, PR, technology and other services;
  • Possible M&A integration support;
  • Independently coordinating with functional stakeholders, including Tax, Privacy, Information Security, Litigation, IP, etc.;
  • Liaising with eBay Inc. Legal Team globally.

Candidates must:

  • Be a fully qualified German lawyer with excellent academics – legal qualifications in any other jurisdictions would be beneficial;
  • Have at least 5 years of experience in e-commerce law, IT, IP, privacy and/or international business transactions, drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts;
  • Have strong product review skills - ability to project manage the legal review and the regular rollout of new products/functionality - working in cooperation with multiple stakeholders;
  • Have great business rapport building skills and strong business acumen to support a high growth entrepreneurial business and build strong relationships quickly;
  • Be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Communicate in English and German at a professional business/legal level.

Ideal candidates will:

  • Have start-up/incubator in-house legal/business experience and/or major e-commerce brand in-house legal experience;
  • Be flexible with the scope and variety of projects to be undertaken;
  • Be comfortable with ambiguity and a fast-paced culture, and have a practical, solutions-oriented focus and the confidence to advise in real time;
  • Have legal budget management experience – accruals; law firm management;
  • Specialization (LLM/Fachanwalt) in IT/IP/e-commerce law a plus.

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