About Remote

Remote is solving global remote organizations’ biggest challenge: employing anyone anywhere compliantly. We make it possible for businesses big and small to employ a global team by handling global payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance (learn more about how it works at remote.com/how-it-works). We're backed by A+ investors and our team is world-class, literally and figuratively, as we're all scattered around the world.

Please check out our public handbook (at remote.com/handbook)  to learn more about our culture. We encourage folks from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age and abilities to apply. If this job description resonates with you, we want to hear from you!

All of our positions are fully remote. You do not have to relocate to join us!

How we work

We love working async and this means you get to do your own schedule. We empower ownership and proactivity and when in doubt default to action instead of waiting.

The position / our Legal team

This is an exciting time to join Remote and make a personal difference in the global employment space as a Legal Specialist - Internal Knowledge Management on our Legal Team. We are looking for a talented and eager lawyer, who is interested in leveraging legal technology, attention to detail, and organization to implement and maintain our internal knowledge base of all things related to our Legal Team.

As Remote is increasing its global footprint, every expansion to a new country brings corporate, labour and employment, and tax law issues. The Legal Team is responsible for the legal soundness of the relevant contracts and risk assessments, along with contract negotiation and redlining, employment agreements and amendments, data protection, and compliance. Next to this, we perform a legal analysis on new products and services, and advise other teams on legal matters.

As a Legal Specialist - Internal Knowledge Management, your responsibility is to support the entire Legal Team by implementing and maintaining our internal knowledge base which will be made available to the entire company and eventually to our clients. Our immediate goal is to document and educate each and every member of our organization and empower our peers to use and reuse our legal advice in the appropriate context. We are also seeking assistance with our precedent creation, template creation, and overall documentation organization. Because Remote is growing rapidly, we need to develop a knowledge base for the legal department and this will provide you with the opportunity to use your organizational and drafting skills to kick start and maintain our knowledge base alongside the legal department in the method of your choosing. We want to empower you to Own (one of our five core values) your projects and tasks as you become a key member of the Legal Team.

Requirements

  • Legal background and training with 3+ years experience
  • Passion for legal drafting, writing, and analysis, with uncompromising attention to detail, utilizing brevity, plain English, succinctness, and clarity. More importantly, we are seeking someone with a strong desire to make legal advice and content easy to understand that is also readily accessible. We are a fast-paced tech company and we need to speak other people's languages, rather than expecting everyone to speak ours.
  • Commitment to knowledge-sharing, efficiency and excellence in legal work
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with team members throughout the organization
  • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning and project management skills including record keeping, data collection, and system information. Ability to compile and analyze information and deliver the same in a format which is both detailed and informative
  • Highly motivated, strategic focus: ability to understand and support the Legal Team's goals, services, values and strategy in order to develop creative and innovative solutions to better support our internal stakeholders and safe-keeping in our internal knowledge base
  • Dependable team player with high energy, creativity and vision who works collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to learn and master Remote's communication application (Slack), contract management system (Juro), documentation sources (Notion, Google Drive, etc.), and assignment management system (Asana)
  • Eager to learn about different legal systems
  • Writes and speaks fluent English
  • It is not required to have experience working remotely, but is considered a plus

Key responsibilities

  • This role will have a significant writing component including the creation, development and maintenance of our internal knowledge base, that is model documents, forms, drafting guidance, resource material, frequently-asked questions, sales-playbooks, and similar specifications of the Legal Team.
  • Ensure the knowledge base content, precedents, and resource materials are, and remain, up-to-date and readily accessible on Notion; organize and curate practical guidance across subjects to promote and make accessible the highest value content, and facilitate knowledge reuse.
  • Serve as a source of the Legal Team's knowledge and expertise; regularly review internal policies and processes; respond timely to queries pertaining o the knowledge base.
  • Develop and maintain substantive content relevant to the the Legal Team and business development efforts.
  • Assist internal stakeholders in locating internal knowledge resources, policies, and technologies.
  • Capture feedback for continuous improvement of our knowledge base and processes.
  • Develop workflows leveraging knowledge, resources, and technologies to promote efficiency in common matter types.
  • Provide ongoing individual and group team member training on knowledge base tools, resources, and best practices.
  • Evaluate new and innovative knowledge management and research tools and resources based on Remote and Legal's needs; participate in technology pilots and assessments.

Remote Compensation Philosophy

Remote’s Total Rewards philosophy is to ensure fair unbiased compensation and fair pay along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate. We do not agree to or encourage cheap-labour practices and therefore pay a minimum annual salary of USD 40,000 per year, in all locations throughout the world. Actual compensation may vary based upon geographical location, experience, and/or skill level. However, it will never be below our minimum global compensation mentioned.

Benefits

You can learn more about the benefits we're offering to all internal employees at Remote by visiting our public Benefits & Perks Handbook page.

Practicals

  • You'll report to: VP General Counsel; Legal Team
  • Team: Legal
  • Location: Anywhere in the World
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Application process

  1. (async) Profile review
  2. Interview with recruiter
  3. Interview with member of the legal team
  4. Interview with Head of Legal
  5. Reference calls
  6. (async) Offer

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