About Speedinvest

Speedinvest is a leading early-stage venture capital firm with more than €1 billion AuM and 40+ investment managers based in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, and Vienna. Our dedicated sector-focused teams are the first to fund Europe's most innovative technology startups and our in-house operational experts are on hand to offer founders ongoing support with growth, HR, market expansion, and more. Wefox, Bitpanda, GoStudent, Wayflyer, Open, CoachHub, Schüttflix, TourRadar, Adverity, and TWAICE are among our portfolio of 300+ companies.

Our Legal team is 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? Then you might be the adventurous legal assistant we are looking for.

About the Position

In this role, you will support a small team of 5 lawyers, led by the Operating Partner & General Counsel, in their day-to-day legal work with startups, investors and their legal representatives, as well as in general administrative matters. This role will be part-time (20 hours/week) and based in Vienna.

Your Responsibilities
  • Support the legal team in their day-to-day transactional matters, including by:
    • assisting with the execution of transaction agreements, including by collecting and organizing signatures, reviewing and organizing the signing of powers of attorney, liaising with notaries and lawyers in foreign jurisdictions on specific signing requirements,
    • supporting with the preparation of ancillary documents and collecting the necessary information (e.g. in the course of regulatory approval),
    • ensuring agreements and documents are saved and stored to the correct folders.
  • Support with the submission of regulatory reporting information on quarterly and bi-annual basis, including in foreign jurisdictions.
  • Assist with ensuring accurate internal records are kept and generally assist with data management on portfolio companies and/or investors.
  • Assist in preparing (ad-hoc) presentations for company meetings and workshops.
  • Undertake (ad-hoc) 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.

Your Qualifications
  • Either currently enrolled or 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 (also 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.

What We Offer?
  • A unique VC Fund experience with an innovative approach to working with startups.
  • A chance to be part of an international, driven, talented and results-oriented team.
  • An opportunity to continuously learn and grow.
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid model (mix between home and in-office).
  • Regular team and company-wide events to foster positive connections with colleagues.
  • Competitive compensation and additional benefits, including an annual Learning & Development Budget, Home Office Budget, Mental Health & Well-Being Days, Wiener Linien Card, and more.

According to Austrian law we are required to state a minimum salary for this position. The expected minimum annual gross salary for this role, on a part-time basis is EUR 18,000.00. The salary will be a competitive package based on previous work experience, hence overpayment is possible.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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We look forward to hearing from you!