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Unternehmen: Speedinvest

Legal Team Assistant (f/m/d)


Speedinvest is one of Europe’s most active early-stage investors, with more than €500m AUM, 40 investors, an in-house team of operational experts, and offices in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and San Francisco. Our focused investment teams partner with amazing founders building the leading startups in Europe. Examples of our success stories are startups like wefox, GoStudent, TIER, Adverity, Schüttflix, Bitpanda, Twaice and many more.

Our legal advisors are looking to expand their team by hiring a Legal Team Assistant! Would you like to work in an international, fast-paced environment with forward-thinking startups? Are you ready to explore new legal territories and are you not afraid of numbers? Then you might be the adventurous legal assistant that we are looking for.

About the position
This is a newly created role to support a small team of 4 lawyers, led by the General Counsel, in their day-to-day legal work with startups, investors and their legal representatives, as well as in general administrative and compliance matters. The team is open to hire a part-time (20 hours) or full time (40 hours) Legal Assistant who would be based in Vienna.

Your responsibilities

  • Support the legal team in their day-to-day transactional matters, including by: 
    • providing support with anti-money laundering checks and liaising with the KYC team to collect information as required.
    • Assisting with the signing of transaction agreements, including by collecting and organizing signatures, reviewing powers of attorney, liaising with notaries and lawyers in foreign jurisdictions on specific signing requirements.
    • Drafting transaction summary documents, reviewing company share registers and preparing payment instructions to the finance team, and
    • ensuring agreements and documents are saved and stored to the correct folders.
  • Support with the legal incorporation of new fund or investment vehicles and on-boarding investors to those vehicles, including by arranging for the legal incorporation of the vehicle in the Austrian commercial registry or drafting or reviewing investors’ subscription declarations (using templates).
  • Support with filings to the Austrian commercial register.
  • Assist with ensuring accurate internal records are kept and generally assist with data management on portfolio companies and/or investors.
  • Assist in preparing presentations for company meetings and workshops.
  • Undertake research tasks.
  • Support the team on reviewing or updating legal processes and generally assist with maintenance of the team’s internal knowledge and processes database.
  • Provide other general legal administrative support as required.

This is you

  • Either currently enrolled / completed a degree in Law or have some relevant work experience as an administrative assistant in a law firm, in-house legal team, investment fund or similar.
  • Highly organized and methodical, attention to detail, with the flexibility to be able to prioritize and adjust to last minute updates or changes.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Team player who can build strong relationships (remotely).
  • Solid and proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, able to learn and grasp new technology and tools quickly (e.g. Notion).
  • Fluent in English and German.

We offer

  • A unique VC Fund experience with an innovative approach to working with startups.
  • Be part of an international, driven, talented and results oriented team.
  • Have the opportunity to continuously learn and grow.
  • Flexible working hours and working model (mix between home and in-office).
  • According to Austrian law we are required to state a minimum salary for this position. The expected minimum salary for this role is EUR 16,000.00 gross annually (part-time). The salary will be a competitive package based on previous work experience, hence overpayment is possible.

Are you interested in joining us?
Apply via the application form.

Speedinvest believes in equal opportunities for everyone and encourages diversity and inclusion. We want to encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply to the Venture Capital world. We process all applications without regard to gender, nationality, race, color, religion, age, disability status, sexual orientation or marital status. Therefore, your application should not include a photograph, date of birth, marital status or any such identifying information.

We look forward to hearing from you!